Big Daddy's / Clarence's / Good Mood1964 - 1968

From Elton John, Long John Baldry, Roxy Music, Donovan, Alex Harvey, Dr. Feelgood, Be Bop Deluxe, Pentangle, Status Quo, Iggy Pop, Genesis, Supertramp, Manfred Mann through to Joy Division, The Cure and many more.

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BIG DADDY'S

Date

Day

Performers

15/03/64 Sun Jimmy Savile - Opening Ceremony.
28/03/64 Sat The Weirdies
03/04/64 Fri Paul Stevens & Emperors of Rhythm
04/04/64 Sat Ricky Ford & Off Beats
05/04/64 Sun Marty Wilde & Wildcats
10/04/64 Fri Toggery Five
11/04/64 Sat The Mighty Crescendoes
12/04/64 Sun The Corvettes
17/04/64 Fri Paul Stevens & The Emperors of Rhythm
18/04/64 Sat Meteors
19/04/64 Sun The Massed Needs
24/04/64 Fri Moontrekkers
25/04/64 Sat Vince Eager
26/04/64 Sun Lee Wayne & Falcons
20/11/64 Sat The Urchins
17/01/65 Sat The Hickery Sticks / The Tremmers
30/01/65 Sat The Urchins
06/02/65 Sat The Sinners/Las Vegas Five/The Invaders
13/02/65 Sat The Keys
17/02/65 Wed The Mojos
20/02/65 Sat The Shakes
13/03/65 Sat The Keys
17/03/65 Wed Screamin' Jay Hawkins
27/03/65 Sat The Wayward Sect
02/04/65 Fri Tremmers
03/04/64 Sat Pythagoras Squares
04/04/65 Sun Denny & The Witchdoctors
10/04/65 Sat The Exits/The Deltas/Davy Johns Mods
17/04/65 Sat Hogsnort Ben with The Greats
18/04/65 Sun The Tremmers
01/05/65 Sat Mersey Gonks
08/05/65 Sat Pythagoras Squares/ The Mods
09/05/65 Sun The Thames Men
15/05/65 Sat Donovan
28/05/65 Fri The Wayward Sect
29/05/65 Sat The Jailbirds/David John & The Moods
30/05/65 Sun Denny & The Witchdoctors
04/06/65 Fri The Misfits
05/06/65 Sat The Junco Partners
06/06/65 Sun The Tremmers
07/06/65 Mon The Wayfarers
18/06/65 Fri The Peasants
19/06/65 Sat Moortown Animal Set
20/06/65 Sun The Weirdies
30/07/65 Fri The Sinners
31/07/65 Sat The Fantastic Gents
01/08/65 Sun The Myacks
06/08/65 Fri The Wayward Sect
07/08/65 Sat Dave Barron & the Chariots
13/08/65 Frid The Cheets
14/08/65 Sat The Fabulous Gonks
15/08/65 Sun The Kingpins
08/08/65 Sun The Marauders
20/08/65 Fri The Betterdays
21/08/65 Sat The Motown Sect
22/08/65 Sun Denny & The Witchdoctors
10/09/65 Fri Denny & The Witchdoctors
11/09/65 Sat Wynder K. Frog
12/09/65 Sun The Myacks
13/09/65 Mon The Flamingo Five
01/10/65 Fri The Wayward Sect
02/10/65 Sat The What Nots
03/10/65 Sun Ivan's Mead
08/10/65 Fri East Cheam Four
09/10/65 Sat The Detroits
10/10/65 Sun Denny & The Witchdoctors
15/10/65 Fri The Betterdays
16/10/65 Sat Them plus The Blues Set
23/10/65 Sat The Big Boss Men
05/11/65 Fri Two Manchester Groups
06/11/65 Sat The Pack
07/11/65 Sun The Rats
12/11/65 Fri The Texas Drawlers
13/11/65 Sat The Sons of Adam
14/11/65 Sun The Beat Merchants
19/11/65 Fri The Shotts
20/11/65 Sat The Cherrokees
21/11/65 Sun The Alan Price Set
26/11/65 Fri This Generation
27/11/65 Sat The Wheels
28/11/65 Sun The Junco Partners
03/12/65 Fri The Betterdays
04/12/65 Sat Peter B. Linatics
05/12/65 Sun The Great Tom Riggs
12/01/66 Sat Wynder K. Frog / Smatty Louis Swartz
18/12/66 Sat Alex Harvey Soul Band
22/01/66 Sat This Generation
29/01/66 Sat The Robbie Gray Soul Band / The Stylos
05/02/66 Sat Toms Riggs
06/02/66 Sun This Generation
12/02/66 Sat The Clue
13/02/66 Sun Ivan's Mead
19/02/66 Sat Union Oafs
20/02/66 Sun Toms Riggs
26/02/66 Sat The Crying Shames
27/02/66 Su Toms Riggs
05/03/66 Sat Big Arthur's Six
06/03/66 Sun Ivan's Mead
12/03/66 Sat The Soul Executives
13/03/66 Sun The Robbie Gray Soul Band
26/03/66 Sat The Toggery Five
27/03/66 Sun The Soul Executives
09/04/66 Fri The Dennisons
10/04/66 Sat This Generation
12/04/66 Mon Toms Riggs
30/04/66 Sat Ivan's Mead
01/05/66 Sun Toms Riggs
25/06/66 Sat Discaspin Rave (Disco?)
02/07/66 Sat Erma Thomas

2+2 CLUB

Big Daddy's formally closed and a new drinking license for the 2+2 Club granted

Date

Day

Performers

23/08/66 Tues Advert for 2+2 Club
14/10/66 Tues 2nd Advert
22/10/66 Sat 2+2 Club opens
23/10/66 Sun Gene Janzen + Discs
12/11/66 Sat The Pretty Things

THE SCENE

Club Re-advertised as 'The Scene'

Date

Day

Performers

17/12/66 Sat Wayne Fontana
18/12/66 Sun St. Louis Union
24/12/66 Sat Jimmie Powell / Five Dimensions
25/12/66 Sun The Squeeze
26/12/66 Mon The Midnight Train / Michael's Angels
31/12/66 Sat St. Louis Union
01/01/67 Sun Ivan's Mead
07/01/67 Sat The Measles
08/01/67 Sun Cock-A-Hoop
14/01/67 Sat Doctor Merwin
15/01/67 Sun Roll Movement

CLARENCE'S

Date

Day

Performers

02/12/67 Sat Opening night
03/12/67 Sun Joe Markey Quintet
10/12/67 Sun Ed O'Donnell
17/12/67 Sun Champion Jack Duprees
23/12/67 Sat Bruno Barbey's Soul Band
26/12/67 Tues Champion Jack Duprees
31/12/67 Sun Ed O'Donnell
07/01/68 Sun Clarences Band
14/01/68 Sun Champion Jack Duprees
21/01/68 Sun Alias Bruno Barry
28/01/68 Sun
12/05/68 Sun The Johnny Webb Trio

Other artists to perform at Clarence's include:

Champion Jack DupreeSuzi Quatro
Roxy MusicNeil Innes (of The Bonzo Dogs)
Alex HarveyDr. Feelgood
Wilco Johnsons Solid SendersBe Bop Deluxe
PentangleMaddy Prior
Status QuoChicken Shack
GongRory Gallagher
LindisfarneMedicine Head
Barclay James HarvestBadfinger
Atomic RoosterBrinsley Swartz
Iggy PopKevin Coyn
Arthur BrownKilburn and the Highroads (Ian Drury's band)
GenesisSupertramp
Manfred Mann

WHEN GOOD MOOD

Artists who played at the Good Mood included:

Joy DivisionThe Cure
BeatSelecter
Generation XThe Lurkers
UK SubsJohn Otoway & Wild Willy Barrett
WireThe Chords
Clock DVAMarty Wilde
Billy FuryJohn Leyton
Eden KaneKarl Denver