Accelerators

(Merseyside, UK 77 – 81)

Official Pre-79 Releases;

 

Various Artists – Street to Street: A Liverpool Album LP (Open Eye, OELP-501) recorded May 78 – May 79, released Sep 79
Tracks: Radio blues

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Havana Club, Liverpool 4-4-78 (Tracks unknown)

 

Further Information;

http://www.kathy-freeman.de/
http://punkygibbon.co.uk/bands/a/accelerators.html
http://music-isms.blogspot.co.uk/2011/07/accelerators-1977-81.html

Line ups:

#1
77
Chris Martin (voc/harm.)
Martin Smith (gtr)
Kathy Freeman (gt/keyb)
Graham Marsh (bass)
Brian Harcombe (drms)

#2
77 – 79
Chris Martin (voc/harm)
Martin Smith (gtr)
Kathy Freeman (gt/keyb)
Tony Doyle (bass)
Brian Harcombe (drms)

Kathy Freeman, Martin Smith, Brian Harcombe & Chris Martin are ex-Biggles Blues Band
Brian Harcombe is ex-Shop Soiled (60’s), Bugs (75-76)
Tony Doyle is ex-Stealer (early 70’s)

 

Gigography (up to end 78, incomplete)

20/06/77 Havana Club, Liverpool
29/08/77 Barbarella’s, Birmingham
20/10/77 Havana Club, Liverpool
24/11/77 Rafters, Manchester
28/11/77 Rebecca’s, Birmingham
13/12/77 Nikkers Club, Keighley
22/12/77 Mr Digby’s, Birkenhead
10/01/78 Havana Club, Liverpool
12/01/78 Rafters, Manchester
16/01/78 Vortex, Wardour Street, London
11/03/78 Good Mood, Halifax
15/03/78 Masonic Hall, Liverpool
25/03/78 Good Mood, Halifax
27/03/78 Band on the Wall, Manchester
04/04/78 Havana Club, Liverpool
20/05/78 Good Mood, Halifax
01/07/78 Rock In The Street Festival, Pilgrim St, Liverpool
07/07/78 Haddon Hall, Leeds
28/07/78 AJ’s Club, Lincoln
31/07/78 Plough Inn, Cheltenham
01/08/78 Metro, Exmouth Rd, Plymouth
08/08/78 Turks Head, Dewsbury
09/08/78 Wispas, Liverpool
10/08/78 Newcastle under Lyme
11/08/78 Tyldesley RFC
12/08/78 Moss Bank Festival, Bolton
13/08/78 Valentino’s, Chester-le-Street
14/08/78 Adam & Eve’s, Chesterfield
18/08/78 Boundary Hotel, Oldham
19/08/78 Kirklands, Liverpool
21/08/78 Victoria Hotel, Leeds
24/08/78 Swan, Wantage
24/08/78 Burslem
25/08/78 Carlton Suite, Liskeard
26/08/78 Bristol
31/08/78 Pip’s, Manchester
02/09/78 Greyhound, Fulham Road, London
14/09/78 Victoria Hotel, Prestatyn
07/10/78 Empire Theatre, Liverpool
19/10/78 Duke of Wellington, Congleton
01/11/78 Moonlight Club, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, London
02/11/78 Windsor Castle, Harrow Rd, London
03/11/78 Bombay Grab, Bow Rd, London
04/11/78 Duke of Lancaster, New Barnet, London
08/11/78 Derby
10/11/78 Glassridge Club, St Helens
11/11/78 Revolution Club, York
13/11/78 Pear Tree, Preston
15/11/78 Masonic Hall, Liverpool
16/11/78 Kelly’s, Amber Street, Manchester
18/11/78 Red Lion, Gravesend
21/11/78 Lord Raglan, Wolverhampton

 

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