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In Memory of Stuart Adamson

 

    1961

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Summary:

Billy Hunter & His All-Star Band continued in residence until the end of July when responsibility was passed to  George Keiller & His All-Star Band.  April saw the The Red Hawks host a regular 'Jive Club' on many Wednesdays which would later evolve into a 'Twist Club' as tastes changed in 1962.

Charlie Sim, Glaswegian actor (best known for The One O'clock Gang) made an appearance on Sunday 21st May 1961.

 

Highlights this year included:

Bobby Angello & The Tuxedos
The Brook Brothers
Ray Ellington
Billy Fury
Humphrey Lyttleton
Jim Mcharg's Scotsville Jazz Band
Mike Berry & The Outlaws
Sid Phillips

January 1961

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
02/01/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

04/01/1961WednesdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

05/01/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

06/01/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

07/01/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

09/01/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

12/01/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

13/01/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

14/01/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

16/01/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

19/01/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

20/01/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

21/01/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band
The Beatles make their first of 293 appearances at The Cavern Club on this day!
23/01/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

26/01/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

27/01/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

28/01/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

30/01/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

February 1961

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/02/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks

02/02/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

03/02/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

04/02/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

05/02/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

06/02/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

08/02/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks

09/02/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

10/02/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

11/02/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

12/02/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

13/02/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

15/02/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks

16/02/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

17/02/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

18/02/1961SaturdayRay Ellington & His Quartet
 
19/02/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

20/02/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

21/02/1961TuesdayThe Red Hawks

23/02/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

24/02/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

25/02/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

26/02/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

27/02/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

28/02/1961TuesdayThe Red Hawks

March 1961

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
02/03/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

03/03/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

04/03/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

05/03/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

06/03/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

07/03/1961TuesdayThe Red Hawks

09/03/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

10/03/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

11/03/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

12/03/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

13/03/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

16/03/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

17/03/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

18/03/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

19/03/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

20/03/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

22/03/1961WednesdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

23/03/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

24/03/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

25/03/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

26/03/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

27/03/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

30/03/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

31/03/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

April 1961

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/04/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

02/04/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

03/04/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

05/04/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
06/04/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

07/04/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

08/04/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

09/04/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

10/04/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

12/04/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
13/04/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

14/04/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

15/04/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

16/04/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

17/04/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

19/04/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
20/04/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

21/04/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

22/04/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

23/04/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

24/04/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

26/04/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
27/04/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

28/04/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

29/04/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

30/04/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

May 1961

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/05/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

03/05/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
04/05/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band
'The Marcels' reach the UK #1 spot with 'Blue Moon' on this day
05/05/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

06/05/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

07/05/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

08/05/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

10/05/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
11/05/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

12/05/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

13/05/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

14/05/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

15/05/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

17/05/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
18/05/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

19/05/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

20/05/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

22/05/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

24/05/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
25/05/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

26/05/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

27/05/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

28/05/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

29/05/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

31/05/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club

June 1961

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/06/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

02/06/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

03/06/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

04/06/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

05/06/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

07/06/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
08/06/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

09/06/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

10/06/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

11/06/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

12/06/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

14/06/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
15/06/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

16/06/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

17/06/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

18/06/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

19/06/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

20/06/1961TuesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
22/06/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

23/06/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

24/06/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

25/06/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

26/06/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

28/06/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
29/06/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

30/06/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

July 1961

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/07/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

02/07/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

03/07/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

05/07/1961WednesdayBilly FuryThe Red Hawks 
06/07/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

07/07/1961FridaySid Phillips & His Band
'King of the Clarinet'
08/07/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

09/07/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

10/07/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

12/07/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
13/07/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

14/07/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

15/07/1961SaturdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

16/07/1961SundayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

17/07/1961MondayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

19/07/1961WednesdayGeorge Keiller's Rock 'n' Roll Band

20/07/1961ThursdayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

21/07/1961FridayBilly Hunter & His All-Star Band

22/07/1961SaturdayHumphrey Lyttleton & His Band
 
23/07/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

24/07/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

26/07/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
27/07/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

28/07/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

29/07/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

30/07/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

31/07/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

August 1961

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
02/08/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
03/08/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

04/08/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

05/08/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

06/08/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

07/08/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

09/08/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
10/08/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

11/08/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

12/08/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

13/08/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

14/08/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

16/08/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
17/08/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

18/08/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

19/08/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

20/08/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

21/08/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

23/08/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
24/08/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

25/08/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

26/08/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

27/08/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

28/08/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

30/08/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
31/08/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

September 1961

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/09/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

02/09/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

03/09/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

04/09/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

06/09/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
07/09/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

08/09/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

09/09/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

10/09/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

11/09/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

13/09/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
14/09/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

15/09/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

16/09/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

17/09/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

18/09/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

20/09/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
21/09/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

22/09/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

23/09/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

24/09/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

25/09/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

27/09/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
28/09/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

29/09/1961FridaySid Phillips & His Band
'King of the Clarinet' Featuring Roy Chappell & 'Sid's Barrelhouse Five'
30/09/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

October 1961

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/10/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

02/10/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

04/10/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
05/10/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

06/10/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

07/10/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

08/10/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

09/10/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

11/10/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
12/10/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

13/10/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

14/10/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

15/10/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

16/10/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

18/10/1961WednesdayForrie Cairns & The Clansmen
Featuring Fionna Duncan
19/10/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

20/10/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

21/10/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

22/10/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

23/10/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

26/10/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

27/10/1961FridayThe Brook Brothers
 
28/10/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

29/10/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

30/10/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

November 1961

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/11/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
02/11/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

03/11/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

04/11/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

05/11/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

06/11/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

08/11/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
09/11/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

10/11/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

11/11/1961SaturdayNero & The Gladiators

12/11/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

13/11/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

15/11/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
16/11/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

17/11/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

18/11/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

19/11/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

20/11/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

22/11/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
23/11/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

24/11/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

25/11/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

26/11/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

27/11/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

29/11/1961WednesdayMike Berry & The Outlaws
 
30/11/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

December 1961

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
01/12/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

02/12/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

03/12/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

04/12/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

06/12/1961WednesdayJim Mcharg's Scotsville Jazz BandThe Red Hawks 
07/12/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

08/12/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

09/12/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

10/12/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

11/12/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

13/12/1961WednesdayBobby Angello & The Tuxedos
 
14/12/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

15/12/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

16/12/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

17/12/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

18/12/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

20/12/1961WednesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
21/12/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

22/12/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

23/12/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

24/12/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

25/12/1961MondayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

26/12/1961TuesdayThe Red Hawks
The Red Hawks Jive Club
28/12/1961ThursdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

29/12/1961FridayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

30/12/1961SaturdayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band

31/12/1961SundayGeorge Keiller & His All-Star Band


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