The fourth of five singles on the Go!! label 1965-66 by Billy Adams (William Tregonning), former lead singer of Melbourne band The Checkmates and a regular on The Go!! Show.
Adams's version of Buddy Knox's I Think I'm Gonna Kill Myself was a minor hit in Melbourne (1965, #49).
Billy Adams Go! singles discography:
Slow Down Sandy (Quinteros)/Alone (Brite) 1965
I Think I'm Gonna Kill Myself (Knox)/Shirley Lee (Trammell) 1965
Lookin' For Love (Orbison-Nelson)/All Time Loser (Sparks) 1966
Dancing In Your Eyes (Bradley-Mason)/Come Dance With Me (Quinteros) 1966
Change Your Mind/I Fall To You 1966
Yorkshire-born pop singer Carole Deene (b. Carole Carver, 1944) appeared on Be My Guest in 1961 after auditioning with the BBC, and released 15 singles 1961-1969. Four of them charted in the UK, including songs first recorded by Sue Thompson (Sad Movies 1961 #44; Norman 1962 #24) and Joanie Sommers (Johnny Get Angry 1962 #25).
According to the detailed biography at Ready Steady Girls, she ended up managing a radio station in Spain with her husband.
Barry Mason was one of the most prolific and
successful songwriters of the 60s. He is mainly (but not exclusively) a lyricist, usually working in collaboration.
With Les Reed:
• The Fortunes' Here It Comes Again (1965, #4 UK, #27 USA)
• Engelbert Humperdink's The Last Waltz (1967, #5 UK, #31 USA) and Les Bicyclettes De Belsize (1968, #1 UK, #25 USA)
• Tom Jones's Delilah (1968, #2 UK, #15 USA)
With Tony Macaulay:
• Edison Lighthouse's Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) (1970, #1 UK, #5 USA).
Co-writer of Dancing in Your Eyes Graham Bradly is better known as Graham Bonney, the name he adopted on his #19 hit in the UK with Supergirl (1966, another Bradly-Mason composition) and during a long and successful career in Germany.
References, further reading: 1. Carol Deene story and discography at 45-rpm.org.uk 2. Carol Deene article at Wikipedia 3. Carol Deene page at Ready Steady Girls. 4. Carol Deene singles listed at 45Cat.com. 6. Interview with Barry Mason at songwriter.co.uk, linked from the Wikipedia article on Barry Mason.