I wonder how many of the attractions at the North East Bailey clubs from December 1966 are still remembered today.
The Cavendish Newcastle, Contessa Middlesbrough, La Bamba Darlington, Wetheralls Sunderland, Marimba Middlesbrough, Tito`s Stockton, La Dolce Vita Newcastle and Latino South Shields listed the following artists in their December advertising –
Lance Percival – David and Jonathan – The Paul Andrews Show – The Four Pennies – Dickie Arnold and Dottie – Virginia Lee – Jack Hammer – Malcolm Mitchel – Gordon Peters – The Denis Lotis Show – Ronnie Dukes and Ricky Lee – Paul Andrews – X`Caliburs – Acker Bilk – Wee Willy Harris – Valerie Masters – Virginia Lee – New Vaudeville Band – John Bouchier – Millicent Martin and 1964 Miss World Ann Sidney
Each act was a club-filler, many of which were television and recording stars of the day
And just in case you thought that audiences were prudish – we have added an image of Dickie Arnold and Dottie ………. at the point where she walks away from the guitar …………
And of course the guitar (sorry lute) comes apart ……………………..
Just in case you wondered.
Dickie and Dottie image from myspace – Four Pennies from 45-rpm.org.uk