Coventry Hitmakers

BEV JONES

Bev got to release a stack of great singles in the early 60’s including “Heatwave”, and “Wait Till My Bobby Gets Home”. She was the owner of a superbly powerful voice. Photos-above with The Goodmen, Don Kerr, Nigel Lomas and Olly Warner. Insert Bev in 2005. Bev was posthumously inducted Onto The Coventry music Wall of Fame in 2013. Bev was the first Coventry Female artist to release a record.

 

48Bevjones1-002Dusty Springfield was once in Beverley’s dressing room and was told to leave because It belonged to Miss Jones. Beverley tells the story,” I had turned up at the television studio to appear on Disc A Go Go pop show and Dusty Springfield was in my dressing room. I was told she would be asked to leave but I said tell her to take her time, When I got into my dressing room there was a message across the mirror in red lipstick saying

Best wishes Beverly, Love Dusty S x”.

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