The 11th Ivor Novello Awards were sponsored by Sir Billy Butlin and presented by the Songwriters Guild of Great Britain at the Hammersmith Palais, London.

Broadcast on BBC radio service Light Programme on 12th July 1966 the awards were introduced by Brian Matthew with Joe Loss and His Orchestra and artists and composers associated with the award winning works.

The Most Performed Work of the Year

March of the Mods
Written by Tony Carr
Published by Laurel Music

I’ll Never Find Another You – WINNER
Written by Tom Springfield
Published by Springfield Music

The ‘A’ Side of the Record Issued in 1965 Which Achieved the Highest Certified British Sales

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Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Released and Published in the UK by EMI (Parlophone) – Northern Songs

We Can Work It Out – WINNER
Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Released and Published in the UK by EMI (Parlophone) – Northern Songs

Outstanding Song of 1965

Where Are You Now My Love
Written by Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent
Published by Welbeck Music

Yesterday – WINNER
Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Published by Northern Songs

The Year’s Outstanding Beat Song

Look Through Any Window
Written by Graham Gouldman and Charles Silverman
Published by B. Feldman

It’s Not Unusual – WINNER
Written by Gordon Mills and Les Reed
Published by Leeds Music

The Year’s Outstanding Novelty Composition

A Windmill In Old Amsterdam – WINNER
Written by Ted Dicks and Myles Rudge
Published by Essex Music

Mrs Brown, You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter
Written by Trevor Peacock
Published by Good Music

The Year’s Outstanding Score of a Stage Musical

Charlie Girl
Written by David Heneker and John Taylor
Published by Britannia Music

The Year’s Outstanding Contemporary Folk Song

Catch The Wind
Written by Donovan
Published by Southern Music

The Year’s Outstanding Instrumental Composition

March of the Mods – WINNER
Written by Tony Carr
Published by Laurel Music

The Kiss
Written by Jack Parnell
Published by Dix

Special Award for Outstanding Services to British Music

BBC TV (for the production of the series ‘A Song For Europe’)


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