Johnny Kidd, with eighteen single releases as a recording artist, notched up 62 weeks on the UK charts.  While maybe a little sporadic he managed at least one chart placing per year over six consecutive years.

CHARTS:  The chart positions quoted below are taken from the "Guinness" British Hit Singles", which used the chart as supplied by "Record Retailer".  Although the charts compiled by the "New Musical Express" and "Melody Maker" were more widely quoted and equally as accurate, the "Record Retailer" chart was the music industry's trade chart and the only Top Fifty published throughout the 1960's.

 

45 rpm singles & EP's

 

1959

Please Don't Touch / Growl (both sides credited without the Pirates)

HMV POP 615

25

If You Were The Only Girl In The World* / Feelin'

HMV POP 674

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*Orchestra & Chorus conducted by Ivor Raymonde
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1960

You Got What It Takes / Longin' Lips

HMV POP 698

25

Shakin' All Over / Yes Sir, That's My Baby (version 2)

HMV POP 753

1

Restless / Magic Of Love

HMV POP 790

22
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1961

Linda Lu / Let's Talk About Us

HMV POP 853

48

Please Don't Bring Me Down / So What

HMV POP 919

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1962

Hurry On Back To Love / I Want That

HMV POP 978

-
Both sides: Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Mike Sammes

A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues / I Can Tell

HMV POP 1088

48
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1963

I'll Never Get Over You / Then I Got Everything

HMV POP 1173

4

Hungry For Love / Ecstasy

HMV POP 1228

20
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1964

My Babe (THE PIRATES) / Castin My Spell (THE PIRATES)

HMV POP 1250

-

Always And Ever / Doctor Feelgood

HMV POP 1269

46

Jealous Girl / Shop Around

HMV POP 1309

-

Whole Lotta Woman / Your Cheatin' Heart

HMV POP 1353

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1965

The Birds And The Bees / Don't Make The Same Mistake As I did

HMV POP 1397

-

Shakin' All Over '65 / Gotta Travel On

HMV POP 1424

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1966

Shades Of Blue (THE PIRATES) / Can't Understand (THE PIRATES)

Polydor BM56712

-

It's Got To Be You / I Hate Getting Up In The Morning

HMV POP 1520

-
Both sides: additional orchestration directed by Johnny Harris

Send For That Girl (version 2)* / The Fool (version 2)

HMV POP 1559

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* additional orchestration directed by Harry Robinson
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Re-issues (selected)
1976

Shakin' All Over / Yes Sir, That's My Baby (version 1)

EMI 2414

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1977

Please Don't Touch / I'll Never Get Over You

EMI 2667 -
1980 Shakin' All Over / A Shot Of Rhythm & Blues HMV POP2005 -
1983 Shakin' All Over / I'll Never Get Over You Old Gold 9366 -
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Overseas releases (selected)
1959 Norway

If You Were The Only Girl In The World* / Feelin'

HMV POP 674

1960 Norway

Shakin' All Over / Yes Sir, That's My Baby

HMV POP 753

1960 US

Shakin' All Over / Yes Sir, That's My Baby

APT 25040

1960 Finland

Shakin' All Over / Yes Sir, That's My Baby

HMV POP 753

1960 Portugal

Shakin' All Over / Yes Sir, That's My Baby

A V0Z DO DONO EQ5030

1961 Portugal

Let's Talk About Us / Linda Lu

HMV POP 853

1961 Portugal

So What / Please Don't Bring Me Down

HMV POP 919

1963 US

I'll Never Get Over You / Then I Got Everything

Capital  5065

1973 France

Shakin' All Over / A Shot Of Rhythm & Blues

Pathe Marconi  2C00605255

 

Extended Play (EP's)

 

 
"Shakin' All Over"
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HMV 7EG 8628, 1960 (UK)
Please Don't Touch / Shakin' All Over
Restless / You Got What It Takes
 
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"Johnny Kidd"
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HMV 7EG 8834, 1963 (UK)
I'll Never Get Over You / Then I Got Everything
Hungry For Love / A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues
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"The Best Of Johnny Kidd & The Pirates"
"La Voix De Son Maitre"
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EGF813, 1963 (France)
Shakin' All Over / Shop Around
Restless / Whole Lotta Woman
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"Shakin' All Over" CD EP
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Magic Records, 2006(?) (France)
Shakin' All Over / Whole Lotta Woman
Shop Around / Restless
 
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