Burlesque

(Bromley, London summer 72 – 77)
Pub Rock. also played as The Jet Set

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Acupuncture Live LP (Arista, ARTY-151) recorded live at St Albans City hall & The Nashville rooms, London 76, released Feb 77
Tracks: Elsie Petunia, Lana Turner, Cold war romance, Hymie blows it, Acupuncture, Where did you get it, Drabola, CND ‘63, Love it to death

 

Acupuncture 7” (Arista, ARIST-87) released Feb 77
Tracks: Acupuncture, Bananas

 

Acupuncture 7″ (Arista, 1C 006-98 799) released 76, Germany
Tracks: Acupuncture, Bananas

 

 

Acupuncture 7″ (Arista, NG 811) released 76, Netherlands
Tracks: Acupuncture, Bananas

 

 

Burlesque LP (Arista, SPARTY-1028) recorded Aug 77, released Nov 77
Tracks: Space age blues, Jerkin’, Take it out on the people, I got me, Steel appeal, Rochdale / rock stale, (10%) 15%, Going dutch, Bizz-Fizz

Various Artists – Arista World Pop LP (Arista, KRA-1977) released 77, Holland
Tracks: Acupuncture

Various Artists – Hope & Anchor Front Row Festival LP (Warner Brothers, K-66077) recorded 30-11-77, released Sep 78
Tracks: Bizz-fizz

Space Age Blues 7″ (Arista, ARIST-156) released Dec 77

Fools Paradise 7″ (Guardian, GRB-A2) released 78
Tracks: Fools paradise, She got it

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Nashville Room, London 12-10-76 (Tracks unknown)

 

Further Information;

http://www.billyjenkinswebzine.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burlesque_(band)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Jenkins

Line ups:

Billy Jenkins (gtr)
Ian Trimmer (voc/sax)
Steve Hughes (bass)
Steve Parr (keyb)
John Williams (drms, 72)
Ken Taylor (drms)
Andy Shuttleworth (drms)
Steve Knight (drms, 74-76)
Paul Warren (drms, 76-77)
Kevin Currie (drms, 77)
Adrian Shephard
Dave Harris (sax, 72-73)
Ian Wargent (73)

Steve Hughes later in Dafne & the Tenderspots (79)
Kevin Curry is ex-Supertramp & John Cale

 

Gigography (up to end 78, Incomplete)
24/03/73 Bromley Technical College
01/03/75 Kinema Ballroom, Dunfermline
23/11/75 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
03/12/75 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
30/04/76 Imperial College, London
05/06/76 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
02/09/76 Paradiso, Amsterdam
10/09/76 Penthouse, Scarborough
13/09/76 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
18/09/76 Speakeasy, Margaret Street, London
20/09/76 Rochester Castle, Stoke Newington
22/09/76 Speakeasy, Margaret Street, London
26/09/76 Apollo, Glasgow
12/10/76 Nashville Room, Kensington, London
13/10/76 Speakeasy, Margaret Street, London
21/10/76 Town Hall, Cheltenham
22/10/76 Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
23/10/76 Kingston Polytechnic, London
25/10/76 Oxford Polytechnic
26/10/76 Town Hall, Hove
29/10/76 Lanchester Polytechnic, Coventry
30/10/76 University of East Anglia, Norwich
31/10/76 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
02/11/76 Colston Hall, Bristol
03/11/76 Johnson Hall, Yeovil
04/11/76 Fesival Hall, Paignton
05/11/76 Plymouth College of St Mark & St John
06/11/76 Brunel University, Uxbridge
10/11/76 Town Hall, Birmingham
11/11/76 New Victoria Theatre, Wilton Rd, London
12/11/76 Pavilion, West Runton
13/11/76 Loughborough University
14/11/76 Theatre, Harrogate
16/11/76 Civic Hall, Guildford
17/11/76 Liverpool University
18/11/76 City Hall, Newcastle
19/11/76 Town Hall, Middlesbrough
20/11/76 Manchester University
23/11/76 Music Hall, Aberdeen
24/11/76 City Hall, Glasgow
26/11/76 Leeds Polytechnic
27/11/76 City Hall, St Albans
28/11/76 Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon
10/12/76 Central London Polytechnic
11/12/76 Granary, Bristol
13/12/76 Newlands
14/12/76 Six Bells, Abertillery
14/01/77 Tiffany’s, Merthyr Tydfil
03/02/77 Middlesex Polytechnic
25/02/77 Queen Elizabeth College, Kensington, London
04/03/77 Rock Garden, Middlesbrough
22/05/77 Club & Institute, Newbridge
23/05/77 Circles, Swansea
24/05/77 Fiesta Club, Plymouth
27/05/77 King Alfred’s College, Winchester
29/05/77 Town Hall, Middlesbrough
09/06/77 Royalty Theatre, Portugal Street, London
21/06/77 Barbarella’s, Birmingham
29/06/77 Civic Hall, Middleton
02/07/77 Newbury College, Oxford Rd, London
22/07/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
23/07/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
15/09/77 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
17/09/77 City Hall, St Albans
01/10/77 Chelsea College, Manresa Rd, London
06/10/77 Town Hall (Crypt), Middlesbrough
??/10/77 Kingston Polytechnic, London
20/10/77 Music Machine, Camden High St, London
21/10/77 Night Spot, Bedford
22/10/77 Oxford Polytechnic
24/10/77 Top Rank, Sheffield
31/10/77 Tiffany’s, Edinburgh
05/11/77 Leicester Polytechnic
19/11/77 Sheffield University
20/11/77 Greyhound, Park Lane, Croydon
21/11/77 Pickwicks, Dewsbury
24/11/77 Circles, Swansea
25/11/77 Nashville Room, Kensington, London
26/11/77 Nashville Room, Kensington, London
27/11/77 Nashville Room, Kensington, London
28/11/77 Outlook Club, Doncaster
29/11/77 Ivanhoe’s, Huddersfield
30/11/77 Hope & Anchor, Islington, London
02/12/77 Porterhouse, Retford
09/12/77 London College of Printing, Elephant & Castle
(?) = noted but uncertainty with date and/or venue or whether band played
(*) = band did not play (gig cancelled and/or date moved)
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