Australian singles chart:
Big Time Operator entered the Kent charts on 7 January 1967 and peaked at #11. The song was #84 on the Top 100 of 1967.
Ray Smith, Tony Colton
Record label of Australian release:
Jeff St John (Jeffrey Newton) appeared with a number of bands during the late 1960s and early 1970s including; John The Syndicate aka The Wild Oats (1965), The Id (1966–67) with Bob Bertles (tenor sax 1967), Jeff St John & Yama (1967–68), Jeff St John & Copperwine (1969–72), with Harry Brus (bass 1970–72) and Wendy Saddington (co-lead vocals 1970–71), Jeff St John Band (1972–73) and Red Cloud (1975–76).
St John was born in Sydney with spina bifida and spent much of his life in a wheelchair. He died in March 2018 at Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth, as a result of a bacterial infection following surgery.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_St_John
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