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John Rowles, Ladies and Gentlemen

Television (Full Length) – 1969

Like all the swingers, believe you me, he likes tea, particularly ice tea.
– A DJ introduces John Rowles
I was celebrating my 21st birthday in London when it reached number 30 in the charts … I did get drunk that night.
– Rowles remembers the UK chart ascent of 'If I Only Had Time', which rose to number three
I remember my first talent quest singing one of his songs, with my eyes shut and my legs shaking. That’s where it all started really, and I've always been that keen and ambitious that I kept going.
– John Rowles reflects on singing Elvis, back in Kawerau