Bits and Pieces "is a song by The Dave Clark Five, an English pop group from the sixties of the twentieth century. The single reached the second place in Britain and the fourth place in the us. The song was a success in other countries. It reached the second place in Australia[1and the first place[1in Canada and Ireland. [2In the Netherlands came to number four. [3however, the number came In Germany does not go beyond the twentieth place. [4]

The soloist is Mike Smith. He also wrote the song, along with Dave Clark. The style seems turn on vocals. Take turns singing Mike Smith and the rest of the group a line. In the guidance plays Dave Clarks drum kit a prominent role.


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7 "Single[Edit]Edit

EMI Columbia DB 7210 (1964)

  1. "Bits and pieces"
  2. "All of the time"

Chart Positions[Edit]Edit

Chart Date of


Week: 1 2 3
Time for Teenagers Top 10 25-4-1964 Position: 10 6 6 from

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number with listing (s)

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
Bits and pieces - 1985 - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Cover Versions[Edit]Edit

The English band The Jax, better known as Buster, brought in 1980, a cover version of the song as a single.

The Supremes put two songs by The Dave Clark Five, Bits and Pieces and Because, on their 1964 album A Bit of Liverpool , not bothered by the fact that The Dave Clark Five came from Tottenham instead of Liverpool.

A cover version of the song is also on the live album The Suicide Commandos Commit Suicide Dance Concert by the American punk band The Suicide Commandos from 1979.

A cover by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts can be found on the album I Love Rock ' n ' Roll in 1981.

The American skagroep The Toasters put the song on the album One More Bullet in 2007.

The song was parodied by The Barron Knights as Boots and Blisters in their medley Call Up the Groups from 1964. With permission of Dave Clark used the drummer Dave Ballinger his drum kit at the recording session.[5]

Bits and Pieces of Dusty Springfield is a different number.

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