January 8th Billboard reports in their 'Music Capitals of the World' section that "Teldec has donated one million marks to the Deutsche Sporthilfe, made up of proceeds from sales of its charity LPs, Gala Show of Stars 1" and "Festkonzert der Volksmusik", on the Telefunken label. Teldec has issued "Gala Show of Stars 2" featuring contributions from Martin Mann, the Les Humpries Singers ..... and Peggy March. As before, of the retail price of 10 marks for the LP, two marks will be donated to the Sporthilfe."
February 1st-4th, 6th-7th, 9th & 14th-16th Hey Jude, Die Stadt Im Meer, Ich Geh Mit Dir, Eleanore Rigby, Die Schönsten Zeiten Der Erinnerung, Nie War Diese Welt So Schön, Kinder Ohne Sonne, Zeig Mir Den Weg Ins Glück, Frag Mich Nie Danach, Auf Wiederseh’n Und Gute Nacht, Amerika, Nein Sagt Sich So Leicht, Chim,Chim Cheree, Ganz Pais Trãumt Von Der Liebe, Der Weg in Die Seligkeit and Superstar are recorded in Munich.
February 19th Peggy appears on the ZDF Hitparade Folge 31 and sings Ich Weiss, Ich Verleib Mich Noch Heute in Dich
February 28th Ich weiss, ich verlieb mich noch heute in dich reaches No 38 on the German Charts and is in the charts for a total of 2 weeks.
March 9th Peggy is a player in the TV game show Dalli Dall
March 11th Peggy appears in the TV Movie Die Glückspirale
June 3rd Billboard reports in an item titled "Million Mark Charity Disc Hamburg" that "Sales of three LP records and one musicassette released by Teldec have resulted in the handing over of more than 1.4 million marks to the German Sports Charity designed to aid German sportsmen in the Olympic Games. The albums - Gala Show of Stars Vols 1&2 and Folk Music Gala Concert- and the cassette Gala Show of Stars Vol 2 - feature Peggy March... All of the artists donated their royalties to the charity."
June 10th Photo (below) taken
July10th Es ist Schwer, dich zu vergessen reaches No 30 on the German Charts and is in the charts for a total of 2 weeks.
July 12th Photo taken (below)
July 15th Appears on the East German TV show Ein Kessel Buntes. Peggy sang Einmal verliebt, Nie war diese Welt so schön and Es ist schwer dich zu vergessen.
July 15th Billboard reports in their 'Music Capitals of the World' section that "Peggy March, who has been recording for Teldec-Telefunken at Hamburg, has switched to Ariola and the singer's first single under the new deal is 'Es Ist Schwer, Dich Zu Vergessen" (It is not easy to forget you)"
July 22nd Appears on ZDF Disco (Show No. 18) and sings Es ist Schwer, dich zu vergessen (This might be the video from this show)
September 2nd Hildeo Ecuchi from Tokyo reports, in the Billboard 'Music Capitals of the World' section, that "Peggy March returns to Tokyo for the tenth time Sept 25 for a three-week promotion tour of recordings she cut while at the Taibei Studio, July 28-29, in Tokyo. The records will be released on Tokuma Musical Industries new Dan domestic label."
September 2nd Peggy appears on the ZDF Hitparade show and sings Es ist Schwer, dich zu vergessen
October 9th & 11th Peggy performs at the Copacobana night spot in Tokyo
October Records Ano mune ni Mouichido whilst in Japan
October 15th Returns to Munich
October 23rd Peggy appears on theTV Show Hatten Sie heut’ Zeit fur mich?
I don’t know when the Star Portrait interview was recorded but it gives an interesting insight into life at home in Munich.
November 27th Photo (below) taken. This Keystone photo is titled "Peggy March as saleswoman at Munich's Antique Fair" and reads "The charming American Pop singer - who has lived in the Isarmetropole for some years - played saleswoman for the occasion of the opening of the Antique Fair - and as a result was responsible for an increase in turnover."
December 22nd In Kyoto LP includes 5 Japanese songs (Japanese Label TOKUMA/DAN VC 7509). Peggy tells me this is one of only two live recordings she has made (the other is available in the US when she sells merchandise at events). In Kyoto was recorded over two nights and the cover photo of the LP was taken by husband Arnie Harris.
The double LP Lady Music is released by Decca - SD 3004/1-2
The LPs Einmal Verliebt - Immer Verliebt, Die Grossen Erfolge Nr. 2 and Portrait in Musik are released by Decca (92 739, 668 & 3175)
Peggy’s song Sing, Ich Weiß, Ich Verlieb Mich Noch Heute In Dich appears on the compilation LP Spitzenschlager ’72 Decca - 28 308-5, Deutscher Schallplattenclub - 28 308-5.
December 28th Appears as herself in the film Heute hau’n wir auf die Pauke (stills from the film below followed by video extract.)
Sing, Nie War Diese Welt So Schön appears on the compilation LP that has the songs from the film Heute Hau’n Wir Auf Die Pauke! Das Grosse Schlagerkarussell Telefunken - NT 756, TELDEC - NT 756