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1962

August 1962

 

28th

Cavern, Liverpool

September 1962

 

28th

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms

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November 1962

 

23rd

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms

December 1962

 

24th

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms

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30th

Star Ballroom 7:30

31st

Tamworth play 8-9 (With El Riot & The Rebels)
Forum Ballroom ? play 10-12:30

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START OF DIARY ENTRIES

1963

January 1963

 

1st

Coleshill Jazz club 7:30

2nd

Navigation

3rd

Queens Head, Erdington 7:30 (replacing Phil King & Couriers - split up!)

4th

Forum Ballroom 7:30

5th

West End Ballroom (afternoon)
Horshaw Heath ? 7:30

6th

Plaza Ballroom, Handsworth

7th

Plaza Ballroom, Handsworth

8th

Bournbrook Hotel ? 7:30 £8.0.0

9th

Hall Green Tech for rehearsal with Paul Raven 30 minute spot. £20.0.0 cancelled
West End Ballroom lunchtime

11th

YWCA Bordersly Green 7:30 £9.0.0

12th

West End Ballroom lunch session
Forum Ballroom ??? 7:30 £10.10.0
ODEN (Odeon?) Worcester play 10:45 £5.5.0

13th

Plaza £10.0.0

14th

Liverpool £16.0.0

15th

Coleshill Club 7:30 £9.0.0

16th

West End Ballroom lunchtime
Plaza 6:45 £15.0.0
Ritz

17th

Bournbrook £8.0.0

18th

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms 7:30 £12.0.0
Say Mama Sutton £5.0.0

19th

West End Ballroom lunchtime
Hall Green
Shustoke Town Hall
Youth Club play 8-11:30 £11.11.0

20th

Forum Pensnett 7:30 £8.8.0

22nd

Redditch New Palace ballroom 7.30 £7.0

23rd

West End Ballroom lunchtime
Navigation
Ritz £10.0.0

24th

Queens Head

25th

YWCA Bordesley Green 7.30 (cancelled??)
Tamworth, Assembly Rooms

26th

West End Ballroom lunchtime
Gaumont Cinema 9.00am £4.4.0
Redditch Palace ballroom 7.30 £12.0.0

27th

Regent Cinema Langley. 6.45 £20.0.0
The Old Moat House Club

28th

Plaza Handsworth

29th

Wednesbury Youth Club £11.11.0

30th

Navigation 7.30
Ritz

31st

Coleshill Town Hall 7.30 £16.16.0

February 1963

 

1st

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms 7.30 (with The Beatles)
 

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Say Mama Sutton

2nd

Forum Ballroom - cancelled
Majestic Wellington £12.12.0

3rd

21 Club, Market Street Oaken gates, Shropshire £13.13.0

4th

Plaza £8.0.0

5th

Coleshill 7.30 £9.0.0

6th

Navigation - cancelled
West End 7.00

8th

YWCA Bordesley Green 7.30 £9.0.0

9th

Hall Green tech. 5.45 for rehearsal with Paul Raven £20.0.0
West End
Old Moat House Club £12.12

10th

Wednesbury Youth Club

11th

Plaza Ballroom, Handsworth

13th

West End Ballroom 12.20
Navigation - cancelled

14th

Palace Ballroom, Erdington 7.30 £12.12.0

15th

Forum Ballroom 7.30

16th

West End Ballroom 12.0-2.00 lunchtime
Forshaw Heath 7.30 £12.12.0

17th

Manchester. The Strand Theatre Club, Market place. Winford. Play 7.30 £10.10.0

18th

Kingshall. Station Road
Cheadle Holme. Play 7.30 £10.0.0

19th

Stamford Hall, Altringham nr Railway Station. Play 7.30 £10.0.0

20th

Adwood Youth Club. Nr Cheadle Holme, play 7.30 £12.0.0

21st

Top Ten Club, Stockport £10 or
New Locarno, Burnley 7.30 play £12 play

22nd

YWCA Bordesley Green. "Please play quieter!!"

23rd

Gaumont, Wolverhampton. 9.30am £4.4.0
Tamworth, Assembly Rooms 7.30 £12.12.0

24th

Avion - Aldridge. 6-7.10
Forum £15.0.0

25th

Plaza Ballroom £8.0.0

26th

Coleshill Jazz Club 7.30 £9.9.0

27th

MEB. Hospital Street, Walsall. 7.30 £10.10.0

28th

Queens Head - cancelled
Water Orton Parish Hall for Geoff.

March 1963

 

1st

Forum - cancelled
Plaza Handsworth

2nd

Coleshill Jazz Club £12.0.0

6th

Navigation

7th

Bournbrook £9.0.0 (unless cash in advance, you will not be going)

8th

YWCA

9th

Streetly Youth Club, Foley Road £10.0.0

11th

Plaza, Old Hill £8.0.0

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13th

Audition for TV Dave O’Gorman. 2.00pm
Ritz £10.0.0

14th

Mold Town Hall - cancelled
John Wright (New World Cookers), Thimblemill Lane, Aston. 8.10 £6.0.0

15th
 

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms 7.30 £12.0.0

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Say Mama 7.30-8.30 £5.0.0

16th

Coleshill Jazz Club 7.30 £12.0.0
Gaumont Wolverhampton backing Ricky Valance 8.30(am?) £4.4.0
(Plaza, Old Hill - not sure if attended, not in diary)

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17th

Forum £8.8.0
Plaza Handsworth £10.0.0

18th

Plaza £8.0.0

19th

Bournbrook (unless cash in advance you will not be going) £8.0.0 - cancelled.

20th

MEB. Hospital Street, Walsall. £10.10.0

22nd

YWCA £9.0.0

23rd

Forum Pensnett 7.30 £10.0.0
West End Ballroom £8.0.0

24th

Blakenhale School, Sheldon £10.0.0
Star Ballroom 7.30 £8.0.0

25th

Plaza Handsworth £8.0.0

26th

Coleshill Jazz Club 7.30 £9.9.0

27th

West End Ballroom lunchtime £5.0.0
Navigation £7.10.0

29th

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms - cancelled
St Chads. 7.15 £5.0.0

30th

Gaumont 9.30am £4.4.0
Wheatsheaf Sheldon £14.14.0
Moat House 12-2am

31st

Mocambo Club, Burton on Trent £12.12.0

April 1963

 

1st

Plaza £8.8.8

2nd

Coleshill £9.0.0

3rd

West End Ballroom - lunchtime
BBC Manchester. Star Ray Pilgrim £15.15.0 rehearsal 5pm

4th

Geoff’s Mad Dance

5th

YWCA £9.0.0

6th

West End lunchtime
Forum £10.0.0

7th

Annexe Club - cancelled
Star Ballroom £8.0.0

8th

Black Horse Kidderminster 8-11 £14.14.0

9th

Redditch Palace £7.0.0

10th

West End Ballroom lunchtime £5.0.0
West End Ballroom 7.30 £12.12.0

11th

Plaza Old Hill

13th

Redditch Palace £12.0.0

14th

21 Club. 17Gns

15th

Plaza £8.0.0

16th

Coleshill £9.0.0

17th

Navigation £7.10.0

18th

Queens Head £10.10

19th

YWCA £9.0.0

20th

Forum £10.0.0

21st

Blacken Hall £10.10

22nd

Plaza £8.0.0

23rd

Coleshill £9.0.0

24th

West End - lunchtime
Navigation £7.10.0
 

26th

Wednesbury Youth Club - cancelled
Carlton Ballroom, Erdington with Gerry & The Pacemakers

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27th

Staffordshire Volunteers 8-10.30 £12.12.0

28th

21 Club. 17Gns

29th

Plaza £8.0.0

30th

Coleshill £9.0.0

May 1963

 

1st

Navigation £7.10.0

3rd

YWCA £9.0.0

4th

Forum Ballroom £10.0.0
Moat House £12.0.0

5th

Rehearsal with Ricky Valance, Johnny Gentle afternoon
21 Club £18.0.0

6th

Carlton Ballroom £20.0.0

7th

Coleshill £10.0.0 with Ricky Valance

8th

GKN £20.0.0

9th

Wednesbury Youth Centre £8.0.0

10th

Tamworth Double. £20.0.0
Sutton Town Hall £15-17

11th

Hall Green £15.0.0

12th

Mocambo £18.0.0 with J.Gentle, Colin Storm

13th

Plaza £8.0.0

14th

Coleshill £9.0.0

15th

Wednesbury Town Hall - cancelled
Navigation £7.10.0

16th

? £12.0.0

17th

YWCA £9.0.0
Tamworth £9.0.0

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18th

Wednesbury Town Hall 7.30-11 (2 groups) £14.14.0

19th

Annexe £10.10.0

20th

Plaza £8.0.0

21st

Coleshill £9.0.0

22nd

Navigation £7.10.0

23rd

Water Orton £10.10.0

24th

Ritz, Handsworth 7.00 £15.0.0

25th

Shard End £10.15.0

26th

Youth Centre £1 for every 15mins

27th

Gala Plaza £8.0.0
Black Horse £14.14.0

28th

Coleshill £9.0.0

29th

King Charles, Kingstanding with Terry Dean £15.15.0

30th

Queens Head £10.10.0

31st

YWCA £9.0.0

June 1963

 

1st

Moat House 11.45 £10.0.0
Atlas £10.10.0

2nd

Ritz £10.0.0

3rd

Atlas £10.10.0

4th

Coleshill

5th

MEB Walsall

6th

BRS £9.0.0

7th

Town Hall Birmingham £10.0.0

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Tamworth, Assembly Rooms £15.0.0

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8th

Banbury

9th

21 Club £17.17.0

10th

Gorden

11th

Wednesbury Youth Club. Backing Vince Eager £6.0.0 (rehearsal at 4.30)

12th

? Town hall (Tamworth, Assembly Rooms?) £12.12.0

14th

YWCA

15th

Manchester £22.10.0
Kings Hall, Cheadle Hulme
Stamford Hall, Altringham

16th

Manchester £20.0.0
Strand, Winsford & 1066 Club, Tarporley

17th

Gorden

18th

Coleshill

19th

Water Orton £9.0.0

21st

Moat House 10-1pm £12.12.0

22nd

Hall Green. Backing Craig Douglas (was due to back Gene Vincent.) & Outlaws £20.0.0

23rd

21 Club, Oakengates £17.17.0

24th

Gorden

25th

BBC audition, Gosta Green, B’ham 12.30
Coleshill

26th

McKechnie Bros, Aldridge 7.30 £10.10.0
EMI West End.
Decca Recording. Plaza

27th

BRS £9-10

28th

YWCA

29th

Gaumont? Wolverhampton 9.30 £5.5.0

July 1963

 

1st

Gorden

2nd

Evesham. Public Hall £12.12.0

3rd

Water Orten

4th

Swadlincote Rink 7.15 £16.16.0

5th

Sedgley Youth £12.121.0

6th

Majestic Ballroom, Wellington 20Gns

8th

Black Horse, Kidderminster 8-11 £14.14.0

9th

Evesham Town Hall

10th

MEB Walsall £10.10.0

11th

BRS

12th

Shipston 9-1am £18-20

13th

Wednesbury Youth £6 per hour

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14th

Ritz £10.0.0

15th

Plaza, Handsworth £10.0.0

16th

Coleshill Jazz

18th

Ricky Valance calling @ 10am. Studio Sitting Peter Kayes.
Majestic, Birkenhead 7pm £14.0.0

19th

Manchester Youth. Tarporley £38.0.0

20th

Winsford

21st

Manchester. Kingshall

22nd

St. Helens £152.0.0

26th

Casino Club, Walsall £14.14.0

27th

Adelphi

28th

B-O-T (Burton on Trent?) £20.0.0

29th

Helene House Ballroom, With Valance. £20.0.0

30th

Coldmore? Hotel £12.12.0

August 1963

 

2nd

Oaken Gates £17.17.0

3rd

Droitwich 8.30 £18.18

5th

Atlas

6th

Coleshill £9.0.0

8th

Chalet Club £10.0.0

9th

Wharf Hotel, Ombersley, Holt Heath 8.30-12 £14.0.0

10th

Uttoxeter Town Hall £15.0.0

11th

Moat House 10-12 £12.12.0

12th

Atlas Ballroom

13th

Tyburn House, Erdington £12.0.0

14th

MEB

16th

Annexe, Shirley £13.13.0

17th

Calvert? £15.10.0

19th

Handsworth £10.0.0

21st

Ritz

22nd

The General. Polesworth

23rd

Handsworth

24th

Ritz

25th

West End £12.0.0

29th

Birkenhead. Majestic £18.18.0

September 1963

 

1st

B-O-T. (Burton on Trent?) £20.0.0

2nd

Civic Hall, Solihull. 7.30-8.15 & 9-9.45 £15.15.0

3rd

Coleshill £9.0.0

4th

MEB Walsall

6th

YMCA, Birkenhead 6.30 £25.0.0

7th

Johnny Angel Tour. Wellington Majestic £21.0.0

8th

Manchester

9th

Morris Ballroom. Pride Hill. Shrewsbury £15.0.0

11th

Kavern

12th

Johnny Angel. Queens Head, Erdington. 7.30 £25.0.0

13th

1066 Club, Forest Road, Tarporley

14th

Manchester, Kings Hall. Cheadle Hulme

15th

Strand, Winsford

16th

Helene House Ballroom. St. Helens £20.0.0

17th

Wednesbury Youth Centre £15.0.0

18th

MEB

19th

Green Lane Club, Shirley £10.10.0

20th

Kavern

21st

GKN £21.0.0

22nd

Cannon House, Bulkington, nr Nuneaton/Coventry £17.17.0

23rd

Atlas

24th

Wellington 20Gns

25th

Old Hill

27th

Kavern

28th

Walsall Tech College 7.30-11 (2 breaks) £15.15.0

29th

Star Ballroom, West Bromwich

30th

Plaza, Handsworth

October 1963

 

1st

Coleshill Jazz Club (Perhaps) £9.0.0

2nd

Plaza, Old Hill

3rd

Queens Head £15.0.0

4th

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms £12.0.0

5th

Bamury (Banbury?) £15.0.0

6th

Station Inn £12.0.0

7th

Atlas £10.0.0

8th

Cavern B’ham £12.0.0

9th

MEB

11th

Coventry Flying & Country Club £14.10.0

12th

Atlas £10.10.0

14th

Atlas

15th

Queens Head (provisional) £10.0.0

18th

West End Ballroom £12.12.0
Tamworth, Assembly Rooms

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19th

Bulls Head £14.0.0

20th

Star. Spark Hill 7.30

21st

Atlas

22nd

Coleshill Jazz Club (perhaps) £9.0.0

25th

Majestic, Wellington £21.0.0

26th

Crewe £25.0.0

27th

Winsford £15.0.0

28th

Atlas £10.10.0

29th

Queens Head 8.15-9.15 £7.0.0
Tyburn 10.15-11.30 £15.0.0

31st

Mr. Solomon £40.0.0
Coronation Youth Centre, Green Lane, Shirley. 8-10.30 £10.10

November 1963

 

1st

Tamworth £20.0.0

2nd

Maney, Sutton
Atlas £10.10.0
Holt £5.5.0

3rd

Majestic, Birkenhead £18.18.0

4th

Plaza, Handsworth

6th

The Bull £20.0.0

9th

Carlton
Smethwick Baths

10th

Ritz

11th

Plaza, Handsworth

12th

Queens Head £10+

13th

Kavern

14th

Coronation Youth Centre, Shirley £10.10.0

15th

Annexe. Shirley. £15.0.0
Moat House £12.0.0

16th

Maney hall? £12.0.0
Kavern

17th

Carlton

18th

MEB 2x £12.12.0
Crewe £25.0.0

20th

MEB £10.0.0

21st

London - Recording Session for Dr. Feelgood

22nd

Bulls Head, Coventry Road

23rd

Holt £15.0.0
Star £12.20.0

24th

Ritz

25th

Plaza, Handsworth

26th

Coleshill Jazz Club

27th

Holt

28th

Queens Head £15.0.0

29th

Plaza, Handsworth

30th

Bulls Head

December 1963

 

1st

The Old House, Lye, Stourbridge £15.0.0

2nd

Old Hill

3rd

Coleshill Jazz £7.0.0

4th

MEB

6th

Kavern

7th

Star

8th

Ritz

9th

Wellington £17.17.0

11th

Smethwick Baths £12.12-10%

13th

Plaza, Handsworth

14th

Plaza, Handsworth
Plaza, Old Hill

15th

Ritz

16th

Handsworth

18th

MEB?

20th

Handsworth
Ritz

21st

Station. Selly Oak
MEB Children’s Party

22nd

Ritz

23rd

Queens Head (provisional)

24th

Crewe £50.0.0

26th

Star £18.18.0

27th

Kavern

28th

Adelphi, Handsworth

29th

Ritz

30th

Double Plazas (Handsworth/Old Hill)

31st

Crewe, Majestic nr. Corbett.

END OF DIARY ENTRIES

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FOLLOWING FROM ADVERTISEMENTS ONLY

1964

January 1964

 

 

11th

Guildhall, Lichfield With Denny Laine & The Diplomats

18th

Atherstone Memorial Hall

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24th

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms

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February 1964

 

14th

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms

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15th

Thank Your Lucky Stars TV programme

March 1964

 

6th

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms

21st

Guildhall, Lichfield

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April 1964

 

24th

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms

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May 1964

 

18th

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms

June 1964

 

5th

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms

August 1964

 

7th

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms

22nd

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms

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November 1964

 

6th

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms

1965

April 1965

 

9th

Tamworth, Assembly Rooms

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