Six-Five Special producer Jack Good dies

Jack Good, the pioneering British TV producer behind hit teen shows Six-Five Special and Oh Boy!, has died.
Good also discovered and managed U.K. rock ‘n’ roll stars like Marty Wilde, Billy Fury, and Cliff Richard.
Born in London in 1931, he joined the BBC in the 1950s for live music show Six-Five Special, which at its height attracted 12 million viewers. He launched Oh Boy! in 1958, which went up against his former show on Saturday evenings.
Good revamped the programme 12 months later and renamed it Boy Meets Girls.
He also wrote a column for UK pop magazine Disc and was the brains behind one-off 1964 TV special Around the Beatles, which focused on the Fab Four.
Good also tasted success in the U.S. with Shindig!, which ran on ABC from September, 1964 to January, 1966.
He was also a member of novelty group Lord Rockingham’s XI, who enjoyed chart hits with songs like Hoots Mon, and also found success as a theatrical producer, creating shows like Oh Boy! and Elvis the Musical.
Later in life, he converted to Roman Catholicism and devoted his time to Christianity and painting.

by WENN

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