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 – May 77)
Kevin Currie (drms, May 77)
Adrian Shephard (drms, May 77 -)
Dave Harris (sax, 72 – 73)
Ian Wargent (73)

Steve Hughes later in Dafne & the Tenderspots
Kevin Curry is ex-Supertramp & John Cale’s band

 

Gigography (up to end 78, Incomplete)
24/03/73 Bromley Technical College
01/03/75 Kinema Ballroom, Dunfermline
07/03/75 Stockwell College, Bromley
25/03/75 Upstairs at Ronnie’s, Soho, London
25/07/75 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
23/11/75 Marquee Club, Wardour Street, London
03/12/75 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
08/04/76 Rugby Club, Britton Ferry
30/04/76 Imperial College, London
05/06/76 Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London
08/07/76 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
02/09/76 Paradiso, Amsterdam
10/09/76 Penthouse, Scarborough
11/09/76 Speakeasy, Margaret Street, London
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
08/10/76 Queen Elizabeth College, London
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 Exeter University
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
21/11/76 Caley Picture House, Edinburgh
23/11/76 Music Hall, Aberdeen
24/11/76 City Hall, Glasgow
25/11/76 Civic Hall, Motherwell
26/11/76 Leeds Polytechnic
27/11/76 City Hall, St Albans
28/11/76 Fairfield Halls, Park Lane, Croydon
04/12/76 JB’s Club, Dudley
09/12/76 Poulton le Fylde Technical College
10/12/76 Central London Polytechnic
11/12/76 Granary, Bristol
13/12/76 Newland Park College, Chalfont St Giles
14/12/76 Six Bells, Abertillery
14/12/76 Six Bells, Abertillery
15/12/76 RAF Brawdy, Haverfordwest
16/12/76 Circles, Swansea
17/12/76 Lafayette Club, Wolverhampton
19/12/76 Rochester Castle, Stoke Newington, London
31/12/76 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
14/01/77 Locarno (Tiffany’s), Merthyr Tydfil
28/01/77 South Bank Polytechnic
29/01/77 Oxford Polytechnic
02/02/77 Royal College of Art, Kensington, London
03/02/77 Middlesex Polytechnic, Hendon, London
04/02/77 Stockwell College, Bromley
05/02/77 Kingston Polytechnic, London
06/02/77 Nashville Rooms, Kensington, London
09/02/77 Plough, Torrington
10/02/77 South Devon Technical College, Torquay
11/02/77 Plymouth College of St Mark & St John
12/02/77 Bristol Polytechnic
13/02/77 Six Bells, Abertillery
14/02/77 Six Bells, Abertillery
15/02/77 Top Rank, Cardiff
16/02/77 Stowaway Club, Newport
17/02/77 Circles, Swansea
18/02/77 University of London
19/02/77 Royal Holloway College, Egham, London
23/02/77 Portsmouth Polytechnic
24/02/77 City University, London
25/02/77 Queen Elizabeth College, London
26/02/77 Chelsea School of Art, London
02/03/77 Kings Lynn Technical College
04/03/77 Rock Garden, Middlesbrough
05/03/77 Darlington College of Education
07/03/77 Locarno (Tiffany’s), Edinburgh
08/03/77 Fusion Ballroom, Aberdeen
11/03/77 Hamilton College of Education, Glasgow
12/03/77 St Marys College, Glasgow
16/03/77 Mirfield College, Dewsbury
17/03/77 Sound Circus, Kingsway, London
18/03/77 Lincoln Technical College
19/03/77 Mid Herts College, Welwyn Garden City
21/03/77 Outlook Club, Doncaster
22/03/77 Leeds Polytechnic
23/03/77 Leicester Polytechnic
24/03/77 Royal Baths, Harrogate
25/03/77 Electric Circus, Manchester
26/03/77 CF Mott College, Liverpool
27/03/77 Top Rank, Sheffield
28/03/77 Huddersfield Polytechnic
29/03/77 Newland Park College, Chalfont St Giles
31/03/77 Manor Ballroom, Ipswich
13/05/77 Pavilion, West Runton
14/05/77 University of Essex, Colchester
18/05/77 Unity Hall, Wakefield
19/05/77 Wolverhampton Polytechnic
20/05/77 Edgehill College, Ormskirk
21/05/77 JB’s Club, Dudley
22/05/77 Institute (Stute), Newbridge
23/05/77 Circles, Swansea
24/05/77 Fiesta Club, Plymouth
25/05/77 Gatsby’s Club, Torquay (*)
26/05/77 Winter Gardens, Penzance
27/05/77 King Alfred’s College, Winchester
28/05/77 City Hall, St Albans
29/05/77 Town Hall, Middlesbrough
30/05/77 Locarno (Tiffany’s), Edinburgh
31/05/77 Penthouse, Scarborough
01/06/77 Keele University, Newcastle under Lyme
02/06/77 Sound Circus, Kingsway, London
04/06/77 Kingston Polytechnic, London
05/06/77 Greyhound, Park Lane, Croydon
06/06/77 Winter Gardens, Malvern
09/06/77 Sound Circus, Kingsway, London
10/06/77 Hockerill College, Bishop’s Stortford
11/06/77 Porterhouse, Retford
14/06/77 Cats Whiskers, York
17/06/77 Lincoln Technical College
21/06/77 Barbarella’s, Birmingham
22/06/77 Sussex University, Brighton
23/06/77 Metropole Theatre, Abertillery
24/06/77 Royal Holloway College, Egham, London
25/06/77 Bedford College of Education
26/06/77 Outlook Club, Doncaster
27/06/77 Outlook Club, Doncaster
28/06/77 Locarno (Tiffany’s), Scunthorpe
29/06/77 Civic Hall, Middleton
30/06/77 Civic Hall, Barnsley
02/07/77 Newbury College, Oxford Rd, London
09/07/77 Pier Pavilion, Hastings
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
23/09/77 Matrix Hall, Coventry
24/09/77 Guildford Technical College
27/09/77 Central London Polytechnic
30/09/77 Stockwell College, Bromley
01/10/77 Chelsea School of Art, London
06/10/77 Town Hall (Crypt), Middlesbrough
07/10/77 CF Mott College, Liverpool
13/10/77 Portsmouth Polytechnic
15/10/77 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
27/10/77 Winter Gardens, Penzance
28/10/77 Castaways, Plymouth
29/10/77 Bristol Polytechnic
30/10/77 Fforde Green Hotel, Leeds
31/10/77 Locarno (Tiffany’s), Edinburgh
01/11/77 Fforde Green Hotel, Leeds
02/11/77 Reading University
03/11/77 PG’s Club, Harrogate
04/11/77 PG’s Club, Harrogate
05/11/77 Leicester Polytechnic
07/11/77 Locarno (Tiffany’s), Hull
09/11/77 Loughborough University
10/11/77 Unity Hall, Wakefield
11/11/77 Country Club, Kirklevington
12/11/77 University of Essex, Colchester
13/11/77 Institute (Stute), Newbridge
14/11/77 Merthyr Tydfil
16/11/77 Belfast
17/11/77 Belfast
18/11/77 Dublin
19/11/77 Sheffield University
19/11/77 Galway (?)
20/11/77 Greyhound, Park Lane, Croydon
20/11/77 Limerick (?)
21/11/77 Pickwicks, Dewsbury
24/11/77 Circles, Swansea
25/11/77 Kensington, Russell Gardens, London
25/11/77 Nashville Rooms, 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
01/12/77 Locarno (Tiffany’s), Nottingham (*)
02/12/77 Porterhouse, Retford (*)
03/12/77 Manchester University (UMIST) (*)
04/12/77 Hitchin College (*)
09/12/77 London College of Printing (?)
(?) = 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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