Wednesday, 13 July 2011

THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANIZATION FAMILY TREE - SHOWS LIST

This story is the work of Bruno Ceriotti. Help in putting this together has been provided by John H. Warburg, Christopher Hjort, David Edwards, Nick Warburton, Pete Watt, Keith & Juliet Atkinson, David Else, and Tony James, to whom I'm most grateful. 


THE GRAHAM BOND QUINTET (JAN 1963 - JAN 26, 1963)
1) Graham John Clifton Bond vocals, tenor sax, alto sax, piano, organ Hammond, mellotron
2) John Symon Asher 'Jack' Bruce double bass, vocals, harp
3) Peter Edward 'Ginger' Baker drums
4) ?
5) ?


January 26, 1963: Flamingo Club, Soho, central London, UK


THE GRAHAM BOND TRIO (JAN 27, 1963 - MAR ?, 1963)
1) Graham Bond
2) Jack Bruce
3) Ginger Baker


January 28, 1963: Flamingo And All Nighter Clubs, Soho, central London, UK

February 1, 1963: Flamingo Club, Soho, central London, UK
The band was billed as 'The Graham Bond Combo' on the poster, supposedly because that night the line-up was augmented by one or more other unknown guest musicians.

February 4, 1963: Flamingo And All Nighter Clubs, Soho, central London, UK

February 8, 1963: Flamingo Club, Soho, central London, UK

February 11, 1963: Flamingo And All Nighter Clubs, Soho, central London, UK

February 18, 1963: Flamingo And All Nighter Clubs, Soho, central London, UK

February 25, 1963: Flamingo And All Nighter Clubs, Soho, central London, UK

February ??, 1963: unknown venue, Manchester, UK

March 4, 1963: Flamingo And All Nighter Clubs, Soho, central London, UK


THE GRAHAM BOND QUARTET #1 (MAR ?, 1963 - SEPT 1963)
1) Graham Bond
2) Jack Bruce
3) Ginger Baker
4) John McLaughlin guitar


March ?, 1963: Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK
Supposedly the band first gig.

March 14, 1963: unknown venue, Stoke-on-Trent, UK with The Johnny Burch Octet

ca. April 1963: Leofric Hotel, Coventry, UK

April 1963: British Tour as Duffy Power's backing band......

April 13, 1963: Marquee Club, 165 Oxford Street, London, UK
The band was billed only as 'Graham Bond' on the Marquee programme.

April 25, 1963: 'Jazz Club', BBC Light Radio Show, The Paris Cinema, Lower Regent Street, London, UK (recording date....maybe broadcasted live)
The band, wrongly announced with his old name of The Graham Bond Trio during a 'Radio Times' radio spot, perform seven songs: 'Bluesology', 'Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town', 'Spanish Blues', 'Wade In The Water', 'Every Day I Have The Blues', 'Hello Little Girl Of My Dreams' ad 'Hallelujah I Love Her So', the latter two with Bobby Breen as guest vocalist.  

May 20, 1963: Marquee Club, 165 Oxford Street, London, UK
The band was billed as 'The Graham Bond Quintet' on the Marquee programme, supposedly because that night the line-up was augmented by another unknown guest musician. 

June 17, 1963: 'Saturday Club', BBC Light Radio Show, The Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, London, UK with The Four Seasons, The Springfields, Julie Grant, Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas, The Innocents, Tommy Sanderson & The Sandmen (recording date....the show was broadcasted on June 22)
The band backed up Duffy Power on six songs: 'Hallelujah I Love Her So', 'Hoochie Coochie Man', 'I Saw Her Standing There', 'It Ain't Necessarily So', 'Gabbage Greens' and 'Kansas City'.

June 26, 1963: Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK
The show was recorded and three tracks: 'The Grass Is Greener', 'Doxy' and 'Ho Ho Country Kicking Blues', were later released posthumously on the Graham Bond's anthology album: 'Solid Bond' (1970).

July 9, 1963: 'Pop Goes The Beatles', BBC Light Radio Show, Studio 2, Aeolian Hall, 135-137 New Bond Street, London, UK (recording date.....the show was broadcasted on July 16)
The band backed up Duffy Power on four songs: 'I Saw Here Standing There', 'Spanish Blues', 'I Got A Woman' and 'Cabbage Greens'.

August 10, 1963: Richmond Athletic Association Grounds, Richmond, Surrey, UK with Georgie Fame and The Blue Flames, The Mastersounds "3rd National Jazz Festival - Rhythm & Blues Sessions"

August ??, 1963: unknown venue, Ascona, Switzerland "Switzerland Jazz Festival"

unknown date, 1963: Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK
Joe Moretti filling in for John McLaughlin tonight.


THE GRAHAM BOND QUARTET #2 (SEPT 1963 - MAY 13, 1964) / THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANIZATION (aka THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANISATION) #1 (APR 9, 1964 - SEPT 10, 1965)
1) Graham Bond
2) Jack Bruce
3) Ginger Baker
4) Richard Malden 'Dick' Heckstall-Smith tenor sax, soprano sax


September 28, 1963: Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK with Spencer Davis "All-Nighter"

October 19, 1963: Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK with Spencer Davis "All-Nighter"

Fall 1963: The Refectory, London, UK

Fall 1963: Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

Fall 1963: Club A Gogo, Percy Street, Haymarket, Newcastle, UK with The Alan Price R&B Combo
Graham Bond jammed on stage with The Alan Price R&B Combo that night and also suggested them to change their name to The Animals.

November 30, 1963: Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK "All-Nighter"

December 15, 1963: Civic Hall, Guildford, UK with The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, Carter-Lewis and The Southerners, George Fame and The Blue Flames "A Concert In Rhythm 'N' Blues"

December 26, 1963: Jazzshows Jazz Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

December 28, 1963: Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK "All-Nighter"

January 3, 1964: Royal Bell, London, UK

January 25, 1964: Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK "All-Nighter"

January 27, 1964: Six Bells Jazz Club, London, UK

January 28, 1964: Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

February 7, 1964: Club A' Gogo, Percy Street, Haymarket, Newcastle, UK

February 11, 1964: Jazzshows Jazz Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

February 22, 1964: Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK "All-Nighter"

March 6, 1964: Plaza Ballroom, Guildford, UK

March 10, 1964: Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

March 12, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

March 19, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

March 20, 1964: The Mojo R. & B. Club, Three Bridges Junior School Hall, Gales Drive, Crawley, West Sussex, UK

March 24, 1964: Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

March 26, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

March 28, 1964: Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK "All-Nighter"

April 2, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

April 3, 1964: Blueopera Club, Edmonton, north London, UK

April 6, 1964: Blueopera Club, Edmonton, north London, UK

April 9, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK
The band was billed for the first time as 'The Graham Bond Organization'.

April 10, 1964: Bromel Club, Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley Hill, Kent, UK

April 11, 1964: Pearse Hall, Maidenhead, UK

April 12, 1964: Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, UK

April 16, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, Londron, UK

April 17, 1964: Borough Assembly Hall, Aylesbury, UK

April 20, 1964: Blueopera Club, Edmonton, north London, UK

April 21, 1964: Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK
The band was still billed as 'The Graham Bond Quartet'.

April 23, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

April 27, 1964: Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

April 30, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK 

May 2, 1964: Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK

May 4, 1964: Blueopera Club, Edmonton, north London, UK

May 13, 1964: Northampton College, Northampton, London, UK
The band was billed for the last time as 'The Graham Bond Quartet'.

May 17, 1964: Black Prince Hotel,Bexley, UK

May 18, 1964: Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

May 20, 1964: Ballrooms, Beckenham, UK

May 21, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

May 28, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

June 5, 1964: Ricky Tick, Guildford, UK

June 8, 1964: Cooks Ferry Inn, Edmonton, north London, UK

June 9, 1964: Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

June 11, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

June 12, 1964: The Mojo R. & B. Club, The Northgate Youth Centre, Crawley, West Sussex, UK

June 18, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

June 21, 1964: Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, UK

June 22, 1964: Cooks Ferry Inn, Edmonton, north London, UK

June 23, 1964: Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

June 25, 1964: 100 Club, 10 Oxford Street, Londra, UK

June 27, 1964: The Twisted Wheel Club, 26 Brazennose Street off Albert Square, Manchester, UK

June 29, 1964: Bromel Club, Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley Hill, Kent, UK

June 30, 1964: McIlroy's Ballroom, Swindon, UK

July 2, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

Jule 22, 1964: Bromel Club, Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley Hill, Kent, UK

July 23, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

July 27, 1964: Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

July 30, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

August 1, 1964: Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK "All-Nighter"

August 3, 1964: Cooks Ferry Inn, Edmonton, north London, UK

August 4, 1964: McIlroy's Ballroom, Swindon, UK with The Sonics

August 5, 1964: Bromel Club, Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley Hill, Kent, UK

August 6, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

August 9, 1964: Richmond Athletic Association Grounds, Richmond, Surrey, UK "4th National Jazz and Blues Festival"

August 10, 1964: Bristol Chinese R&B Jazz Club, Corn Exchange, Corn Street, Bristol, UK

August 13, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

August 20, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

August 23, 1964: Bromel Club, Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley Hill, Kent, UK

August 27, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

August 28, 1964: The Mojo R. & B. Club, The Northgate Youth Centre, Crawley, West Sussex, UK 

September 10, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

September 12, 1964: Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, UK

September 14, 1964: Cooks Ferry Inn, Edmonton, north London, UK

September 19, 1964: Kavern Lotus Ballroom, Forest Gate, UK

September 19, 1964: Kimbells Corner House, Commercial Road, Portsmouth, UK

September 24, 1964: Goldhawk Social Club, Shepherd's Bush, London, UK with The Clique

September 24, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

October 1, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

October 8, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

October 12, 1964: Cooks Ferry Inn, Edmonton, north London, UK

October 15, 1964: Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK
The show was recorded and later released posthumously (partially or completely) on several band's albums like: "Rock Generation Vol.3" (1972), "Rock Generation Vol.4" (1972), "The Beginning Of The Jazz-Rock" (1977), "At The Beginning" (ca. 1978), "Faces And Places" (1978/79), "Graham Bond Organisation" (ca. 1979, re-issued 1984) and "Live At Klooks Kleek" (1988, re-issued 1997 and 2002).

October 18, 1964: Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, UK

October 21, 1964: Bromel Club, Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley Hill, Kent, UK

October 22, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

November 5, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

November 6, 1964: Glenlyn Club, London, UK

November 9, 1964: Bromel Club, Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley Hill, Kent, UK

November 12, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

November 19, 1964: 'Rhythm & Blues 64', BBC Light Radio Show, The Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, London, UK (recording date....the show was broadcasted on December 12)
The band perform six songs: 'Wade In The Water', 'My Babe', 'Spanish Blues', 'Worried Life Blues', 'Train Time' and 'The Silver Meter'.

November 19, 1964: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

November 20, 1964: 'Ready, Steady, Go!', Associated-Rediffusion ITV-TV Show, Television House, Kingsway, central London, UK with The Rolling Stones, The Plebs, Jerry Lee Lewis, Paul Williams, The Zephyrs, Kenny Lynch, Them, Samantha Jones (the show was taped live in the afternoon and broadcasted that evening)
The band (augment by Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men) backed up Marvin Gaye on songs: 'How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)' and 'Can I Get A Witness'.

November 21, 1964: Little Fat Black Pussycat, Bradford, UK
The band was billed as 'Graham Bond Organisation' on the flyer.

November 29, 1964: Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, UK

December ?, 1964: Rendezvous Club, The Oddfellows Hall, Portsmouth, UK

December 8, 1964: Klooks Kleek Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

December 14, 1964: Black Cat Club, Woolwich, UK

December 24, 1964: Cooks Ferry Inn, Edmonton, north London, UK

December 31, 1964: 'Beat In The New!', BBC-2 TV Show, Studio 3, BBC Television Centre, West London, UK with The Kinks, Billy J. Kramer and The Dakotas, Christine Holmes, The Merseybeats, P.J. Proby, The Rockin' Berries (the episode was filmed and broadcasted live)

unknown date, 1964: Kirklevington Country Club, Kirklevington, Yorkshire, UK

unknown date, 1964: Concorde Club, Southampton, UK

unknown date, 1964: Rendezvous Club, The Oddfellows Hall, Portsmouth, UK

January ?, 1965: Rendezvous Club, The Oddfellows Hall, Portsmouth, UK

January 7, 1965: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK with Footprints

January 8, 1965: Lewisham Odeon, London, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.
The show was filmed and a short clip was released on the DVD: "Classic Artists: Cream" (2006).

January 9, 1965: Astoria, London, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 10, 1965: Odeon, Manchester, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.  (cancelled)

January 11, 1965: Gaumont, Sheffield, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 12, 1965: Gaumont, Hanley, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 13, 1965: Odeon, Leicester, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 14, 1965: Capitol, Cardiff, Wales with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 15, 1965: Colston Hall, Bristol, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 16, 1965: Gaumont, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 17, 1965: Hippodrome, Birmingham, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 18, 1965: ABC Theatre, Hull, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 19, 1965: Odeon, Newcastle, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 20, 1965: Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 21, 1965: Odeon, Glasgow, Scotland with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 22, 1965: ABC Theatre, Carlisle, Scotland with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 23, 1965: Odeon, Stockton, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 24, 1965: Empire, Liverpool, UK with The Moody Blues,Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 25, 1965: ABC Theatre, Chester, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 26, 1965: Odeon, Leeds, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 27, 1965: ABC Theatre, Lincoln, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 28, 1965: Gaumont, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 29, 1965: Fairfield Hall, Croydon, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 30, 1965: Odeon, Southend UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

January 31, 1965: Regal Theatre, Edmonton, UK with The Moody Blues, Chuck Berry and The Five Dimensions, Long John Baldry and The Hoochie Coochie Men, Winston G.

February 4, 1965: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

February 7, 1965: Blue Moon, Hayes, UK

February 8, 1965: 'Gadzooks! It's All Happening', BBC TV Show, BBC Television Centre, London, UK with The Rockin' Berries (broadcast date......maybe the show was taped live that same day)

February 11, 1965: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK with The Blues By Knight

February 18, 1965: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

February 24, 1965: Orford Cellar, Norwich, UK

February 28, 1965: Troutbeck Hotel, Ilkley, UK

March 4, 1965: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

March 6, 1965: Chelsea College, Chelsea, central London, UK with T-Bone Walker, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers

March 11, 1965: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK

March 18, 1965: 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, UK with The Loose Ends

April 17, 1965: Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK "All-Nighter"

May ?, 1965: Rendezvous Club, The Oddfellows Hall, Portsmouth, UK

May 19, 1965: 'Rhythm & Blues 65', BBC Light Radio Show, Studio S2, sub-basement of Broadcasting House, Portlane Place, London, UK (recording date....the show was broadcasted on June 28)

June 9, 1965: Flamingo Club, London, UK

July 3, 1965: Rendezvous Club, Oddfellows Hall, Kingston Road, Portsmouth, UK with Sons Of Man

July 4, 1965: Racks Close, Guildford, Surrey, UK with The Herd, The Stormsville Shakers, Geno Washington "Rhapsody at Racks" (open air music festival)

July 8, 1965: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK with Gery L. Thompson and The Sidewinders

July 29, 1965: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK with Gery L. Thompson and The Sidewinders

July 30, 1965: Ricky Tick, Plaza Ballroom, Guildford, Surrey, UK
The band was advertised only as 'Graham Bond' on the club flyer. 

August 7, 1965: Richmond Athletic Association Grounds, Richmond, Surrey, UK with  Manfred Mann, Georgie Fame, Gary Farr & The T-Bones, Bruce Turner Jump Band, Ronnie Jones & The Blue Jays "The 5th National Jazz & Blues Festival - Modern Beat section"
The band, billed as 'Graham Bond Organisation', was filmed by a television troupe and a short clip (4 minutes) of them performed the song: 'Hoochie Coochie Man', was broadcasted on December 9 on a special episode titled: 'Shindig Goes To London, Part.2' of the American music television show: 'Shindig'. 

August 12, 1965: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK with Gery L. Thompson and The Sidewinders

August 14, 1965: Rendezvous Club, Oddfellows Hall, Portmousth, UK with The Soul Society

August 21, 1965: Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK "All-Nighter"

August 26, 1965: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK with Boz and The Boz People

September 4, 1965: Plebeians Jazz Club, Victoria Hall, 2 Fountain Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, UK

September 9, 1965: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK with Boz and The Boz People

September 10, 1965: Bluesville R&B Club, Manor House, Finsbury Park, north London, UK


THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANIZATION (aka THE GRAHAM BONG ORGANISATION) #2 (SEPT 11, 1965 - JUNE 29, 1966)
1) Graham Bond
2) Ginger Baker
3) Dick Heckstall-Smith
4) Mike Falana trumpet 


September 23, 1965: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK with Boz and The Boz People

October 2, 1965: Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK "All-Nighter"

October 7, 1965: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK

October 15, 1965: 'Ready, Steady, Go!', Associated-Rediffusion ITV-TV Show, Television House, Kingsway, central London, UK with Ben E. King, Lul├╣, Dusty Springfield, Georgie Fame and The Blue Flames, The Fortunes (the show was taped live in the afternoon and broadcasted that evening)
The band perfom: 'Lease On Love'.

October 21, 1965: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK with Summer Set

October 29, 1965: unknown venue, London, UK
Nick Drake sees the band perform live today somewhere in London.

November 4, 1965: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK with (John Lee's) Groundhogs

November 18, 1965: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK

November 27, 1965: Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK "All-Nighter"

December 2, 1965: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK with Boz and The Sidewinders

December 17, 1965: Town Hall, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK with The New Generation, The Steam Packet

December 17, 1965: Carlton Ballroom, Erdington, West Midlands, UK with The New Generation, The Steam Packet

January 19, 1966: 'Jazz Beat', BBC Light Radio Show, The Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, London, UK (recording date....the show was broadcasted on January 22)
The band perform three songs: 'Wade In The Water', 'Only Sixteen' and 'When Johnny Comes Marching Home'.

January 1966: unknown venue, High Wycombe, UK

January 1966: unknown venue, Southend, UK

January 29, 1966: Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK "All-Nighter"

January or February 1966: unknown venue, Carlisle, UK

January or February 1966: unknown venue, Southampton, UK


February 4, 1966: Astoria Cinema, Finsbury Park, North London, UK with The Who, Screaming Lord Sutch and The Savages, The Merseybeats, Fortunes, Hamilton and The Hamilton Movement

February 5, 1966: Odeon Cinema, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK with The Who, Screaming Lord Sutch and The Savages, The Merseybeats, Fortunes, Hamilton and The Hamilton Movement

February 6, 1966: Empire Theatre, Liverpool, UK with The Who, Screaming Lord Sutch and The Savages, The Merseybeats, Fortunes, Hamilton and The Hamilton Movement

February 10, 1966: Mecca Ballroom, Leicester, UK with David Bowie and The Buzz, Jimmy James and The Vagabonds

February 25, 1966: Mayfair Ballroom, Newcastle, UK with The Animals "Arts Ball"

March 4, 1966: The Ram Jam Club, Brixton, London, UK

March 7, 1966: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK

March 11, 1966: Blues By Night club, Royal College Of Advanced Technology, Salford, UK with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Paddy, Klaus & Gibson

March 15, 1966: The Stoke Hotel, Guildford, Sussex, UK with The Bizarre, Tony Bennett "A Musical Evening With...."

March 23, 1966: Eel Pie Hotel, Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, West London, UK

April 23, 1966: Birdcage Club, Eastney Road, Portsmouth, UK with The Clique "All-Nighter"

April 29, 1966: Town Hall, Birmingham, UK with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, John Lee Hooker "All-Nighter R&B"

May 2, 1966: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK with The Blues Syndicate

May 10, 1966: Corn Exchange, Chelmsford, UK with The Essex Five

June 6, 1966: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK with The Soul Agents

June 22, 1966: Eel Pie Hotel, Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, West London, UK

June 24, 1966: University of Durham, Durham, UK with The Yardbirds, The Roulettes, The Action, Mandy Rice Davies, Ronnie Aldrich, The Checkmates, Ken Colyer, Simba and The Outer Limits "June Ball '66"


THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANIZATION (aka THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANISATION) #3 (JUNE 30, 1966 - JUL ?, 1966)
1) Graham Bond
2) Dick Heckstall-Smith
3) Mike Falana
4) Philip John 'Jon' Hiseman drums


THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANIZATION (aka THE GRAHAM BONG ORGANISATION) #4 (aka #2) (JUL ?, 1966 - JUL ??, 1966)
1) Graham Bond
2) Ginger Baker
3) Dick Heckstall-Smith
4) Mike Falana


July 4, 1966: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK with The Soul Agents

July ??, 1966: unknown venue, Bradford, UK
Ginger Baker's last gig.


THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANIZATION (aka THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANISATION) #5 (JUL ??, 1966 - AUG ?, 1966)
1) Graham Bond
2) Dick Heckstall-Smith
3) Mike Falana
4) Red Reece drums


July 29, 1966: Bluesville '66, The Manor House, Finsbury Park, north London, UK
The band was billed only as 'Graham Bond' on the poster.


THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANIZATION (aka THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANISATION) #6 (AUG ?, 1966 - FALL 1966)
1) Graham Bond
2) Dick Heckstall-Smith
3) Mike Falana
4) Jon Hiseman drums


August 1966 (approximate date): unknown venue, Bristol, UK with Gary Farr and The T-Bones

August 8, 1966: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK with The Misunderstood
Legendary english jazz trombonist Chris Barber sat-in on stage to play with the band the song: 'Night Time Is The Right Time'.

August 10, 1966: Eel Pie Hotel, Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, West London, UK with Wynder K Frog

August 13, 1966: Ricky Tick, Windsor, UK

August 19, 1966: Metropole, Brighton, UK with Paul & Barry Ryan, Mike Stuart Span and more

September 1, 1966: Birdcage Club, Eastney Road, Portsmouth, UK

September 4, 1966: New Yorker Discotheque, Milton Road, Swindon, UK

unknown date, 1966: Ram Jam Club, London, UK


THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANIZATION (aka THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANISATION) #7 (FALL 1966 - JUL 1?, 1967)
1) Graham Bond
2) Dick Heckstall-Smith
3) Jon Hiseman


October 5, 1966: Eel Pie Hotel, Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, West London, UK with A Q Blues Band, The Charge, The Tea Set

October 19, 1966: Eel Pie Hotel, Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, West London, UK with Ronnie Jones and The Blue Jays, The Dekin Lewis Band

November 13, 1966: Boat Club, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK

November 24, 1966: New Yorker Discotheque, Milton Road, Swindon, UK

November 30, 1966: Eel Pie Hotel, Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, West London, UK with Something Else

November ?, 1966: Union Rowing Club, Sunderland, UK with The John Evan Band

December 1, 1966: Marquee Club, 90 Wardour Street, Soho, central London, UK with The Bunch

December 31, 1966: Birdcage Club, Eastney Road, Portsmouth, UK with The In-Crowd, The Wrong Direction

January 13, 1967: 'Rhythm & Blues 67', BBC Light Radio Show, Studio 4, Maida Vale, Delaware Road, London, UK (recording date....the show was broadcasted on February 6)
The band perform four songs: 'Long Legged Baby', 'I Couldn't Stand It Anymore', 'When Johnny Comes Marching Home' and 'You Gotta Have Love Baby'.

January 22, 1967: Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, UK

February 7, 1967: Winter Gardens, Malvern, Worcestershire, UK with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Pink Floyd, The Move "Tuesday Beat Session"

February 8, 1967: Eel Pie Hotel, Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, West London, UK with The Footprints

February 19, 1967: Boat Club, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, uK

February 27, 1967: unknown venue, Salford, Manchester, UK with Cream, Brian Poole ad The Tremeloes, Jimmy James and The Vagabonds, The Nashville Teens, The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, Tubby Hayes Quartet, The Ian Campbell Group "Manchester & Salford Students Rag Ball '67"

March 14, 1967: Winter Gardens, Malvern, UK

March ??, 1967: Bluesette Club, Bridge Street, Leatherhead, Surrey, UK

April 29, 1967: Alexandra Palace, London, UK "14 Hour Technicolour Dream"
The band was billed only as 'Graham Bond' on the poster.

May 9, 1967: Borough Hall, Godalming, Surrey, UK

June 9, 1967: UFO, The Blarney Club, Tottenham Court Road, London, UK with Pink Floyd, Prool Harum

July 1?, 1967: Blaises Club, London, UK

July 15, 1967: Birdcage Club, Eastney Road, Portsmouth, UK with support groups "All-Nighter"
Procol Harum were initially advertised but they were later replaced by Graham Bond Organization exactly. Anyway, the band was billed only as 'Graham Bond' on the poster. 


THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANIZATION (aka THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANISATION) #8 (JUL 1?, 1967 - JUL 22, 1967)
1) Graham Bond
2) Dick Heckstall-Smith
3) Jon Hiseman
4) John Moorshead guitar


July 22, 1967: Memorial Hall, Northwich, UK with Motivation


THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANIZATION (aka THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANISATION) #9 (JUL 23, 1967 - AUG ?, 1967)
1) Graham Bond
2) Dick Heckstall-Smith
3) John Moorshead


THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANIZATION (aka THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANISATION) #10 (AUG ?, 1967 - SEPT 1967)
1) Graham Bond
2) Raymond 'Ray' Russell guitar
3) Alan Rushton drums


mid-August 1967: South of French Mini Tour.......

August 24, 1967: Middle Earth, London, UK
That night (or maybe the night below) the band closed their performance with a jam that included on stage as guest two members of the Sam Gopal Dream: Mick Hutchinson on guitar and Pete Sears on bass and/or keyboards.

September 5, 1967: Middle Earth, London, UK


THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANIZATION (aka THE GRAHAM BOND ORGANISATION) #11 (SEPT 1967 - 1968)
1) Graham Bond
2) Robert Cromwell Anson (aka Philamore Lincoln) vocals, drums
3) ????????? + other unknown


September 30, 1967: Twisted Wheel, Manchester, UK "All-Nighter"

October 13, 1967: The Crows Nest Discotheque, Parish Hall, Wilnecote, Tamworth, UK with The Locomotive "Re-opening To-night"
The band was billed as 'Graham Bond Organisation' on the poster.

December 2, 1967: Barking Technical College, Barking, UK with The John Evans Smash

December 22, 1967: Grand & Nationals Hall, Olympia, London, UK with Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Who, Eric Burdon and The Animals, The Move, Pink Floyd, Keith West & Tomorrow, Soft Machine, Sam Gopal, Paper Blitz Tissue "Christmas On Earth Continued"

January 31, 1968: Klooks Kleek, Railway Hotel, 100 West End Lane, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

February 7, 1968: Klooks Kleek, Railway Hotel, 100 West End Lane, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

February 10, 1968: Middle Earth, 43 King Street, Covent Garden, London, UK with Piccadilly Line, Avalons

February 11, 1968: Pied Bull, Islington, UK

February 21, 1968: Klooks Kleek, Railway Hotel, 100 West End Lane, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

February 24, 1968: Alex Disco, Salisbury, UK

February 28, 1968: Klooks Kleek, Railway Hotel, 100 West End Lane, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

March 6, 1968: Klooks Kleek, Railway Hotel, 100 West End Lane, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK
Their former drummer Jon Hiseman filling in for Philamore Lincoln that night, because the latter has failed to turn up.

March 13, 1968: Klooks Kleek, Railway Hotel, 100 West End Lane, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

March 20, 1968: Klooks Kleek, Railway Hotel, 100 West End Lane, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK

March 27, 1968: Klooks Kleek, Railway Hotel, 100 West End Lane, West Hampstead, north-west London, UK



4 comments:

  1. Graham Bond Organisation also played at Goldhawk Club in Shepherds Bush on 24th September 1964 with The Clique as support.

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  2. Nothing on Ginger and Jack's "other" band?

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    1. Doug there are already many website and books with a Cream family tree and gig list so, you know, I don't want to "borrow" the work of other people.....

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