Sugar And Spice (LP)

Being successful again it was time for another LP, named after the single, released in the UK in November 63, entered the New Musical Express Charts on November 16th, went up to no. 3 and stayed in the charts for 12 weeks. (It made no. 5 on Record Retailer and stayed 13weeks).

1. Sugar & Spice (Tony with Mike)

2. Don't You Know (Mike)

3. Some Other Guy (Tony, Mike and Chris)

4. One Of These Days (Mike)

5. Listen To Me (Tony, Mike and Chris)

6. Unhappy Girls (Mike)

7. Ain't That Just Like Me (Chris, Tony and Mike)

8. Oh My Lover (Tony)

9. Saints & Searchers (Tony)

10. Cherry Stones (Tony and Mike)

11. All My Sorrows (Chris and Mike)

12. Hungry For Love (Tony)


Overview of the releases:

UK 1963 Pye Records NPL 18089  
Australia 1964 Astor PLP 1124  
Ireland 1964 Pye Records NPL 18089  
Israel 1964 Top Hits  To 30086 label: blue
Israel 1964 Top Hits  To 30086 label: black
New Zealand 1964 Pye Records NPL 18089  
Peru 1964 Pye Records NPL 18089  
Philippines 1963 Pye Dyna Records NPL 18089  
South Africa 1964 Pye Teal PL 2018  
South Africa 1964 Parlophone PMJC 60  



above: The two different labels from Israel below: Peru

above and left: Japanese LP, cover, promo label side a, release side a

below: South African releases, on Pye and Parlohone


above: Philippines and New Zealand below: Australia

Canadian Releases
below: Canada Pye Alied Records NPL 30043, April 1964 usual Meet The Searchers / Needles & Pins cover, but only 1 track from the original lp: Saints And Searchers

below: Canada Pye Alied Records NPL 30044, 1964 usual Sugar & Spice cover, but only 8 tracks from the original lp.

Side 1
Sugar And Spice
Oh My Lover
Ain't That Just Like Me
Cherry Stones
Don't Cha Know
Some Other Guy

Side 2
Don't Throw Your Love Aweay
I Pretend l'm With You
One OfThese Days
Listen To
Da Doo Ron Ron
Ain't Gonna Kiss Ya

Don't, I Pretend = single A and B, Do Doo, Ain't Gonna = Meet The Searchers

American and Canadian Releases

Meet the Searchers / Needles & Pins (Kapp KL-1363 - mono- and KS-3363 - stereo -) came out in the USA in March 1964 and contained 5 songs from the British Sugar & Spice LP. It went to no. 10 and stayed 16 weeks in the charts. The songs: A3 Oh My Lover B1 Ain't That Just Like Me B2 Some Other Guy B5 Cherry Stones B6 Don't Cha Know (True stereo, unavailable in Europe back then)
Same goes for the only Canadian Kapp release (instead of Pye). Catalogue No. just like in the USA)

Above: Promo, Side A and on the right Kapp's earlier label in balck and blue. A few copies were pressed before the change to the black label as shown below.



This Is Us came out in July 1964 and included A2 Unhappy Girls and A4 Hungry For Love. (KappKL 1409 - mono - and KS3409 - stereo)  

above: part of the back cover, frontcover, promo, label and Stereo Tape KTL 41086, below a cover from 1965 after Love Potion No. 9 had been a hit.

There was another release, a Kapp Little LP with six tracks. Side one included Hungry For Love. This LP was made for jukeboxes. Catalogue number and cover were taken from the regular LP. Below the A-Side with Hungry For Love and Inlays for jukeboxes.

above: LP from Taiwan, same tracks as the US LP.
Singles taken from the album


Canada Ainít That Just Like Me / Iím Pretend Iím With You Pye Records  PYE 735 1964  
US Needles And Pins / Ainít That Just Like Me Kapp Records  K-577 March 1964 and  
    Kapp Records  KJB 22 22 June 1964  
US Ainít That Just Like Me / Ainít Gonna Kiss Ya Kapp Records  K-584  Apr 64 reached no. 50
Japan Ainít That Just Like Me / Listen To Me Pye Records LL - 622 - Y 1964  
Germany Money / Hungry For Love Vogue DV 14111 1963  
Philippes All My Sorrows / Hungry For Love Pye Dyna Records Pye 389 1965  
above: Canadian single, b/w Don't Throw ... B-Side from 1964
below: USA released Ain't That... first as B-Side with A-Side,Kapp K-577. See  promo and two different pressings
above: Shortly after Needles... / Ain't That ... Kapp came out with Ain't That Just Like Me b/w Ain't Gonna Kiss Ya. Kapp K-584.
Ain't That Just Like Me reached no. 50 in the charts

In June 1964 Kapp re-released the first combination again on their
Winner Circle Serie

above: Japanese Record  below: Philippines  
  below: German single with two different printings of the cover with and without "Originalaufnahme"

above: EMI (!) acetat, no one knows anything about it, except that the songs are those original single and lp track.

below: Russia, no number, plays with 78 rpm, one sided flexi disc


The EP Section (tracks taken from the LP, including Sugar & Spice / Saints and Searchers, already a successful single. (See my page about the single)

(Part One: All tracks taken from the LP)

UK Hungry For Love Hungry For Love Pye Records NEP 24184 1964
Australia   Donít Cha Know Astor PEP 022 1964
Israel   Oh My Lover Top Hits & Piccadilly TO 170?? 1964
New Zealand   Ain't That Just Like Me Pye Records NEP 24184 1964
South Africa     Pye Records  PE 1005  1964

The UK EP entered the EP-Charts on February 27th, 1964, went to no. 4, stayed for 18 weeks and reentered the charts on July 9th for another week. The releases from the other countries listed above all have the same tracks and similar covers.

above: Australia below: New Zealand (no difference to the UK cover)

Israel: cover & label were nowhere to be traced.
above: Spanish cover, below: Label, side two  


France Surfin' With The Searchers Sugar and Spice Vogue PVN 24112 1964
  Ain't That Just Like Me      
  Unhappy Girls      
  Saints and Searchers      
France Surf Encore! Some Other Guy Vogue PVN 24114 1964
  Hungry For Love      
  Since You Broke My Heart from Meet The Searchers    
  Don't You Know      
France Surfin' Vol 4 Needles ... (single) Vogue PVN 24118 1964
  Ain't Gonna (Meet The S.)      
  Saturday Night Out (Single)      
  One Of These Day The only S&S song    
Spain Untitled Needles ... (single) Pye PEP 2043 1964
  Saturday Night Out (Single)      
  Sugar and Spice      
  Saints and Searchers      
Sweden Needles and Pins Needles ... (single) Pye NEP 5027 1964
  Saturday Night Out (Single)      
  Some Other Guy      
  Unhappy Girls      
Sweden Needles and Pins Don't Throw Your ...(Single) Pye NEP 5031 1964
  I Pretend I'm ... (Single)      
  Don't Cha Know      
  Hungry For Love      


Sweden Love Potion No. Nine Love Potion ...(Single) Pye NEP 5038 1964
  Don't Cha Know      
  Saturday Night Out (Single)      
  Saints and Seachers      
The cover shows Frank Allen, a Searcher in 1965 when the EP was released, but all song are 1963, Tony plays bass on all tracks sings solo on all tracks except Don't Cha Know
All three Swedish EPs used the brown Norwegian pressing.

Thailand: below
above the first EP from Thailand HS 1565 with two songs from S&S LP below: further EPs mainly no record company and no catalog number
below: the only picture cover EP from Thailand left: front cover, right: back
above and below: Six Hits EP with Hungry For Love and Unhappy Girls, two different coloured front covers.
above: two releases of This Is Us
Label MTR, catalogue No. 76
Different from the American record.
Unhappy Girls and Hungry For Love were taken from the Sugar & Spice LP