Jump to content
Slate Blackcurrant Watermelon Strawberry Orange Banana Apple Emerald Chocolate Marble
Slate Blackcurrant Watermelon Strawberry Orange Banana Apple Emerald Chocolate Marble
Sign in to follow this  
Miar

The Yardbirds

Recommended Posts

Here's one of Jimmy with the Yardbirds I haven't seen before........

Performing White Summer....?

df7e28bfdd3c02d8982b8e46fa457721.jpg

Most likely, yes.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Most likely, yes.

Here's one of Jimmy with the Yardbirds I haven't seen before........

Performing White Summer....?

df7e28bfdd3c02d8982b8e46fa457721.jpg

Thee Image Club, Miami Beach, FL

April 8, 9 or 10, 1968

The Zep would return ~10 mo later.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The Yardbirds - October 22, 1967 - Wichita, Kansas - Cotillion Ballroom

(w/ The Frantics)

Apparently, Yardbirds' drummer Jim McCarty passed out during the show due to exhaustion. The drummer of the Frantics took over for the remainder of the set.

post-5-0-99430300-1426181855_thumb.jpg

post-5-0-76525100-1426181856_thumb.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The Yardbirds - October 22, 1967 - Wichita, Kansas - Cotillion Ballroom

(w/ The Frantics)

Apparently, Yardbirds' drummer Jim McCarty passed out during the show due to exhaustion. The drummer of the Frantics took over for the remainder of the set.

...Timeline of this Venue including photo of the Opening of the Cotillion Club

http://www.thecotillion.com/39-2/

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I think one of these was posted here recently...

Cellar teen club of Arlington Heights, Illinois, USA on 4/20/68, second set.

post-5-0-75931000-1426639145_thumb.jpg

post-5-0-83347300-1426639148_thumb.jpg

post-5-0-78121300-1426639150_thumb.jpg

post-5-0-25132500-1426639153_thumb.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I think one of these was posted here recently...

Cellar teen club of Arlington Heights, Illinois, USA on 4/20/68, second set.

...Most Beautiful Expressions of our Icon, Charming! Thank you!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The Yardbirds - Hunt Armory, Pittsburgh. August 16, 1967 - "Teen Fair"

The photographer sent me this, the only pic he has. (It's autographed on the back by JP).

I believe this is the first ever pic from this show?

post-5-0-40872300-1429741980_thumb.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The Yardbirds - Hunt Armory, Pittsburgh. August 16, 1967 - "Teen Fair"

The photographer sent me this, the only pic he has. (It's autographed on the back by JP).

I believe this is the first ever pic from this show?

">http://TeenFairHuntarmory.YB_zpsnvwfsxbb.jpg

http://user.pa.net/~ejjeff/timeline.html

thus far no aircheck from KQV...tks to Jeff Bateman/KQV airchecks...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Does anyone have an details on the Jordan "Boss" Amplifiers sponsorship of the Yardbirds around 1966-7? I know the story about their doing a Catalina Island gig in 1966 wherin they were forced to use the Jordan speakers and amps. Also, the poster which features bot hthe 5-piece the 4-piece. Can anyone date this?

de7b1f8248ae7ede35e7a934db906ca6.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Has Jimmy given his opinion on the current Yardbirds line up?

No idea, but if you are fan of them, check out the 2 double disc box sets that covers a lot of there stuff. Bought them years ago, one is purple and the other is yellow I believe. It has some good liner notes in it as well

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

from Burton Cummings of The Guess Who:

re: Cleveland Yardbirds concert w/ The Guess Who

"Sometime in the early winter months of 1968, we (the GW) somehow got hired to play a University gig in Cleveland with the Yardbirds. I think we were technically signed to Fontana at the time, and maybe they had something to do with bringing us down for the gig. At any rate, the guitarist was Page by this time. Now, I know there was another guitarist, but I can't swear that it was Jeff Beck, although the Wiki lists for those years would indicate that it was... With that in mind, I've found a rare picture of only four yardbirds, four famous names...Paul Samwell-Smith, Chris Dreja, Jimmy Page, and Keith Relf.

The point of this lengthy ramble is simply this. Page had a Wah Wah pedal that night, and Bachman and I had never seen one yet. And Page had already mastered it...this brand new guitar toy, and he had it down...for just that reason Randy and I never forgot that night. We opened for the Yardbirds with Page, long before Led Zeppelin was formed..."

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

from Burton Cummings of The Guess Who:

re: Cleveland Yardbirds concert w/ The Guess Who

"Sometime in the early winter months of 1968, we (the GW) somehow got hired to play a University gig in Cleveland with the Yardbirds. I think we were technically signed to Fontana at the time, and maybe they had something to do with bringing us down for the gig. At any rate, the guitarist was Page by this time. Now, I know there was another guitarist, but I can't swear that it was Jeff Beck, although the Wiki lists for those years would indicate that it was... With that in mind, I've found a rare picture of only four yardbirds, four famous names...Paul Samwell-Smith, Chris Dreja, Jimmy Page, and Keith Relf.

The point of this lengthy ramble is simply this. Page had a Wah Wah pedal that night, and Bachman and I had never seen one yet. And Page had already mastered it...this brand new guitar toy, and he had it down...for just that reason Randy and I never forgot that night. We opened for the Yardbirds with Page, long before Led Zeppelin was formed..."

Interesting. If Burton's recollections are correct this suggests a previously undocumented date, quite possibly in April 1968. Looking into it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have a detailed review of their Cleveland appearance on April 25, 1968 at the Palace Theatre.

Lineup: Blue Cheer, Traffic & Yardbirds.

The Guess Who gig could possibly have been late 1967.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have a detailed review of their Cleveland appearance on April 25, 1968 at the Palace Theatre.

Lineup: Blue Cheer, Traffic & Yardbirds.

The Guess Who gig could possibly have been late 1967.

Good point, Sam. The Oct/Nov 1967 North American tour is poorly documented. I show only eight confirmed dates....there must be others.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The Guess Who hadn't had a hit yet, so it's possible they didn't receive any billing on the show(s) they played...especially if they were added late.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have a detailed review of their Cleveland appearance on April 25, 1968 at the Palace Theatre.

Lineup: Blue Cheer, Traffic & Yardbirds.

The Guess Who gig could possibly have been late 1967.

..apologies for format... this from Legendary Randy Bachman, from His most recent book "Tales From Beyond The Tap"

">http://RandyBachman.excerpt_zpsfl3eda2y.jpg

Edited by PlanetPage

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...