[Patch.com] - Pitney wrote several big songs for other artists, including "He's a Rebel" for The Crystals, Vikki Carr and Elkie Brooks, "Today's Teardrops" for Roy Orbison, "Rubber Ball" for Bobby Vee and "Hello Mary Lou" for Ricky Nelson. Pitney made a huge impact
[Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph] - To have a career in music that spans over 50 years is no mean feat, but that is exactly what Elkie Brooks has managed to achieve. With hits such as 'Pearl's A Singer', 'Lilac Wine' and 'No More The Fool', Elkie is one of the most successful and popular
[Lancashire Telegraph] pm - Salford singer Elkie Brooks will perform at Burnley Mechanics, Manchester Road. Tickets cost £20. Call pm - An extra large soul night takes place at the Rolls-Royce Leisure Club in Barnoldwick.
[Boston Standard] Red Lion Street, Boston, pm. l Lincs Wildlife Trust: Centenary Methodist Church, Red Lion Street, Boston, 6-10pm, second Friday of every month between October and March. l Elkie Brooks: Corn Exchange, King's Lynn, 7.30pm, £20 (conc £19)