Yep, Mrs P has just confirmed that she saw T Rex at the Bay. She can't remember who she went with but that it definitely wasn't me.They were definitely on at The Bay, I know because my parents wouldn't let me go. (must have been about 14). I'd just bought Unicorn which was one of the first LPs I purchased.
Just googled and came up with this - see the list of gigs down the article, reckon I went to quite a few
In the second half of 1968, four elements came together and changed the face of live music in the northeast for at least the next four years. This amalgamation would bring enjoyment to thousands upon thousands of music fans and...www.readysteadygone.co.uk
I quite like Blodwyn Pig, were they good?I too was at most of those gigs.
Ginger Baker's Airforce were booed off but I never saw a bad Family gig.
Some lesser known bands who also played in the north east were Blossom Toes, Blodwyn Pig, Spooky Tooth and the inimitable Edgar Broughton Band.
Just remembered Three Dog Night and Country Joe and the Fish at the Bay.
Ex Tull guitarist Mick Abraham's band.I quite like Blodwyn Pig, were they good?
Surprised no one has mentioned Argus Butterfly yet?
Nowt special and she was pissed as fuck, as was I - at the old RiversideYou can't leave it at that man
My Mam didNot me, but my dad saw the Beatles at the empire in 63
I had the hangover from hell all day, couldn't shift it, The Fall didn't help that. Came round a bit while The Smiths were on and was pissed again by the time New Order surfaced. Felt a bit robbed by Ian McCulloch doing Ceremonylegendary by all accounts. Jealous of that one mate.