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1964-1984
compiled by Tom Brennan
with assistance from Dan Matovina

created: February 24, 2001
last revised: January 11, 2015

The Iveys concerts
1969
compiled by Tom Brennan
with assistance from Dan Matovina
research by Keith James

The Iveys' final year of existence. They will morph into Badfinger before the year is over.

1969 promo photos

Songs known to have been played this year:

Birthday
Daddy's A Millionaire
Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
Drive My Car
Get Back
Just One Look
Maybe Tomorrow
Needle In A Haystack
Nobody
Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da
Pinball Wizard
Proud Mary
Respect
Revolution
River Deep, Mountain High
Summer In The City
Surrender Your Love
The Way You Do The Things You Do
When Will I Be Loved
You Can All Join In

January 1, 1969 (Wednesday)
Olympic Sound Studios
117 Church Road, Barnes, London SW13, England, U.K.

Maybe Tomorrow
And Her Daddy's A Millionaire

backing tracks recorded for The Lulu TV Show


January 2, 1969 (Thursday)
Mecca's Locarno
Portsmouth, England, U.K.


January 3, 1969 (Friday)
Lafayette Club
Wolverhampton, England, U.K.


January 4, 1969 (Saturday)
The Lulu TV Show
London, England, U.K.

Maybe Tomorrow
And Her Daddy's A Millionaire

live vocals sung to backing tracks from January 1, 1969

[telegram from Apple Press Office following Lulu show]



January 6, 1969 (Monday)
Hatchett's Club
Picadilly, England, U.K.



January 10, 1969 (Friday)
Wellington Manor
Crowthorne, England, U.K.



January 17, 1969 (Friday)
College of Art
Cheltenham, England, U.K.

with Heaven


January 18, 1969 (Saturday)
The Institute
Braintree, England, U.K.


January 20, 1969 (Monday)
BBC's Maida Vale Studios, Delaware Road
London, England, U.K.

Just One Look
The Way You Do The Things You Do
When Will I Be Loved
Maybe Tomorrow
Drive My Car

recording order unknown

session for BBC Radio One's "Sounds Like Tony Brandon"


January 24, 1969 (Friday)
Glanmor Jazz Club
Swansea, South Wales, U.K.


January 25, 1969 (Saturday)
Market Hall
HaverfordWest, South Wales, U.K.

[photo from page 36 of Badfinger Live by Keith James]

with Haverson Apricot


January 30, 1969 (Thursday)
Brays Youth Club
Harlow, England, U.K.



January 31, 1969 (Friday)
Swaversy College
Cambridgeshire, England, U.K.



February 1, 1969 (Saturday)
The Cavern Club
Liverpool, England, U.K.



February 2, 1969 (Sunday)
The Spinning Disc
Leeds, England, U.K.



February 4, 1969 (Tuesday)
Lansdowne Studios
London, England, U.K.

Maybe Tomorrow

TV programme "Discotecque" recorded with backing of flutes



GENE PITNEY TOUR:
Gene Pitney 1969 Tour book
[programme page with The Iveys' bio]
[original tour itinerary] thanks to Dan Matovina
[tour announcement from NME (January 18 issue)]
[Gene Meets Dean article announcing tour] thanks to Dan Matovina

February 7, 1969 (Friday)
Odeon Cinema
Birmingham, England, U.K.

[concert flyer]
[concert ticket stub] thanks to Kenneth Tomasi
performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
no Gene Pitney (due to bad weather conditions)
no Joe Cocker (due to bad weather conditions)


February 8, 1969 (Saturday)
Odeon Cinema
Lewisham, England, U.K.

[concert poster ad]
thanks to Paul Nyman

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker

The Iveys met roadie Ian "Fergie" Ferguson for the first time



February 9, 1969 (Sunday)
Odeon, Gaumont Cinema
Southampton, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker



February 11, 1969 (Tuesday)
Odeon, Gaumont Cinema
Wolverhampton, England, U.K.

[concert ad]

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker


February 12, 1969 (Wednesday)
Fairfield Hall
Croydon, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker


February 13, 1969 (Thursday)
ABC Cinema
Gloucester, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)

When Will I Be Loved
Just One Look

set list incomplete and exact order unknown

with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker

Ian "Fergie" Ferguson interviewed for The Iveys' roadie job



February 14, 1969 (Friday)
Colston Hall
Bristol, South Wales, U.K.

[concert ad]

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker



February 15, 1969 (Saturday)
The Capitol Theatre
Cardiff, South Wales, U.K.

[concert ad]
[ticket stub] thanks to Paul Almond

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker


February 16, 1969 (Sunday)
Coventry Theatre
Coventry, England, U.K.

[concert poster]
from eBay auction

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker


February 18, 1969 (Tuesday)
Adelphi
Slough, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker



February 19, 1969 (Wednesday)
Gaumont
Doncaster, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker



February 20, 1969 (Thursday)
ABC Cinema
Peterborough, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker



February 21, 1969 (Friday)
Astoria
Finsbury Park, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker



February 22, 1969 (Saturday)
Gaumont
Doncaster, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker



February 23, 1969 (Sunday)
Empire Theatre
Liverpool, England, U.K.

[concert ad]

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker



February 25, 1969 (Tuesday)
Granada
East Ham, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker


February 26, 1969 (Wednesday)
Regal Cinema
Cambridge, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker


February 27, 1969 (Thursday)
ABC Cinema
Lincoln, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker


February 28, 1969 (Friday)
Gaumont Cinema
Hanley, Stoke-On-Trent, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker



March 1, 1969 (Saturday)
City Hall
Newcastle-Tyme, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker



March 2, 1969 (Sunday)
DeMontfort Hall
Leicester, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker


March 4, 1969 (Tuesday)
Odeon Theatre
Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.


Tom Evans, March 4, 1969 (photo by Geri McGuckin)
[concert memories]

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)

Birthday
Maybe Tomorrow
Daddy's A Millionaire
(2 other songs)

set list incomplete and exact order unknown

with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker

thanks to Geri McGuckin


March 5, 1969 (Wednesday)
ABC Cinema
Carlisle, Scotland, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker



March 6, 1969 (Thursday)
ABC Cinema
Stockton-On-Tees, Scotland, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker



March 7, 1969 (Friday)
City Hall
Newcastle-upon-Tyme, Scotland, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker



March 8, 1969 (Saturday)
Odeon
Manchester, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker



March 9, 1969 (Sunday)
ABC Cinema
Blackpool, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets (12 minutes each)
with Gene Pitney; Marmalade; Lucas and The Mike Cotton Sound; Joe Cocker


end of GENE PITNEY TOUR


March 11, 1969 (Tuesday)
BBC's Aeolian Hall Studos (Aeolian House)
London, England, U.K.

session for BBC Radio One's "Jimmy Young Show"



March 13, 1969 (Thursday)
location unknown
London, England, U.K.

Needle In A Haystack
Surrender Your Love
Maybe Tomorrow
The Way You Do The Things You Do
(one other song)

session for BBC Radio One's "Dave Cash Show"

recording order unknown


March 14, 1969 (Friday)
Wintergardens Pavilion
Penzance, South Wales, U.K.



March 15, 1969 (Saturday)
The Blue Lagoon
New Quay, West Wales, U.K.



March 16, 1969 (Sunday)
Top Rank Suite
Plymouth, England, U.K.


[concert memories]


March 20, 1969 (Thursday)
Town Hall
Reading, England, U.K.

with The Move



March 21, 1969 (Friday)
Royal Lancaster University Ballroom
London, England, U.K.

with The Tremeloes; Harmony Trass; Bob Kerr's Whoopee Band; Paul Newman's Spice

The Iveys have their photo taken in the Apple offices at 3 Savile Row, London this day with the secretary. Pete Ham is reading the newspaper (Daily Mirror).

photo by Tom Hanley, from "Without You" book (2nd edition), page 57


March 22, 1969 (Saturday)
College of Technology
Wolverhampton, England, U.K.

with Bob Kerr's Whoopee Band



March 27, 1969 (Thursday) *CANCELLED*
unknown venue
Chatham, England, U.K.



March 28, 1969 (Friday) *CANCELLED*
Dreamland
Margate, England, U.K.



March 29, 1969 (Saturday)
Barn Club
Little Bardfield, England, U.K.


March 30, 1969 (Sunday)
Tower Ballroom
Great Yarmouth, England, U.K.

with Lasto



[concert dates likely missing in April from Europe]


May 1, 1969 (Thursday)
Cavern Club
Liverpool, England, U.K.



[concert dates likely missing in May from Europe]


June 5, 1969 (Thursday)
Mecca Ballroom
Portsmouth, England, U.K.

Pinball Wizard

set list incomplete and exact order unknown

with The Rainbow People


June 7, 1969 (Saturday)
Rhodes Centre
Bishop's Stortford, England, U.K.

with Mr. Lucifer



June 21, 1969 (Saturday)
Rhodes Centre
Bishop's Stortford, England, U.K.



June 28, 1969 (Saturday)
Palais de Danse
Bridgend, South Wales, U.K.



July 1, 1969 (Tuesday)
Fountain's Disco
Tenby, South Wales, U.K.



July 4, 1969 (Friday)
Top Rank Suite
Swansea, South Wales, U.K.



July 5, 1969 (Saturday)
The Golden Ballroom
Llanelli, South Wales, U.K.



July 7, 1969 (Monday)
Hilton Hotel
London, England, U.K.



July 8, 1969 letter from Bill Collins to Alf at The Cavern [page 1 | page 2]


July 11, 1969 (Friday)
Parochic Huis
Hellendoorn, The Netherlands (Holland)

[concert memories]
[photo postcard | autographs on back of postcard] thanks to Edward Bouma

2 sets, including...

Birthday
Get Back [with Pete on electric piano]
Maybe Tomorrow
Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da
Pinball Wizard
Proud Mary
Revolution
River Deep, Mountain High
Summer In The City
When Will I Be Loved

with Andre van Duin [Dutch comedian]



July 12, 1969 (Saturday)
Appolo Dansing Club
Renesse, The Netherlands (Holland)



July 13, 1969 (Sunday)
White Horse Club
Nootdorp, The Netherlands (Holland)



July 13, 1969 (Sunday)
Club Spiero
Nieuwdorp, The Netherlands (Holland)



July 21, 1969 (Monday)
Narracott Hotel
Woolacombe, England, U.K.



July 22, 1969 (Tuesday)
Narracott Hotel
Woolacombe, England, U.K.



July 23, 1969 (Wednesday)
Narracott Hotel
Woolacombe, England, U.K.



July 24, 1969 (Thursday)
Narracott Hotel
Woolacombe, England, U.K.



July 25, 1969 (Friday)
Narracott Hotel
Woolacombe, England, U.K.



July 26, 1969 (Saturday)
Narracott Hotel
Woolacombe, England, U.K.



July 31, 1969 (Thursday)
BBC's Maida Vale Studios, Delaware Road
London, England, U.K.

You Can All Join In
Maybe Tomorrow
Nobody
Birthday
(one other song)

recording order unknown

session for BBC Radio One's "Sounds Like Tony Brandon"



August 1, 1969 (Friday)
Dorothy Ballroom
Cambridge, England, U.K.



August 6, 1969 (Wednesday)
Julianapark
Utrecht, Holland


Maybe Tomorrow [last song]

two long sets performed to a crowd of 10,000


August 7, 1969 (Thursday)
Vigue Club
Tilberg, Holland

performed 2 sets


August 8, 1969 (Friday)
Cartouche Disco
Apeldoorn, Holland



August 9, 1969 (Saturday)
Grote Tente
Lemmer, Holland

with In Crowd



August 10, 1969 (Sunday)
Mr. Buutje's Club
Avenhorn, Holland



August 10, 1969 (Sunday)
Club Speiro
Nieuwdorp, Holland
with The Shoes



August 13, 1969 (Wednesday)
Langrove Club
Swansea, South Wales, U.K.



August 14, 1969 (Thursday)
Taibach Club
Port Talbot, South Wales, U.K.



August 16, 1969 (Saturday)
Palais de Danse
Bridgend, South Wales, U.K.



August 17, 1969 (Sunday)
Blue Lagoon
Newquay, Cornwall, West Wales, U.K.
thanks to Graham Hicks

[concert memories]

On one of these first four Blue Lagoon dates, The Iveys were supported by Hairy Magpie
thanks to Graham Hicks


August 18, 1969 (Monday)
Blue Lagoon
Newquay, Cornwall, West Wales, U.K.



August 19, 1969 (Tuesday)
Blue Lagoon
Newquay, Cornwall, West Wales, U.K.



August 20, 1969 (Wednesday)
Blue Lagoon
Newquay, Cornwall, West Wales, U.K.



August 21, 1969 (Thursday) *CANCELLED*
Blue Lagoon
Newquay, Cornwall, West Wales, U.K.


The Applejacks substituted for The Iveys who were busy rehearsing a new song, "Carry On Till Tomorrow", to be recorded for The Magic Christian movie soundtrack.


August 22, 1969 (Friday) *CANCELLED*
Blue Lagoon
Newquay, Cornwall, West Wales, U.K.


The Applejacks substituted for The Iveys who were recording "Carry On Till Tomorrow" with Paul McCartney producing at EMI's Abbey Road Studios in London.


August 23, 1969 (Saturday)
Blue Lagoon
Newquay, Cornwall, West Wales, U.K.



August 24, 1969 (Sunday)
400 Club
Torquay, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets



August 25, 1969 (Monday)
400 Club
Torquay, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets



August 26, 1969 (Tuesday)
400 Club
Torquay, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets

with The Foundations



August 27, 1969 (Wednesday)
400 Club
Torquay, England, U.K.



August 28, 1969 (Thursday)
400 Club
Torquay, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets



August 29, 1969 (Friday)
400 Club
Torquay, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets



August 30, 1969 (Saturday)
400 Club
Torquay, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets



September 5, 1969 (Saturday)
Hanselheil
Zutphen, Holland

with Grain Box & Soul Machine



September 6, 1969 (Sunday)
City Hall
Wuppertall, Germany

with The New Yardbirds (Led Zeppelin)

Pete Ham's fuzz box was stolen


September 7, 1969 (Monday)
Youth Club
Boskamp, Olst, The Netherlands


afternoon gig



September 7, 1969 (Monday)
*CANCELLED*
unknown venue
Boskamp, Olst, The Netherlands


evening gig cancelled due to death of Town Councillor



September 12, 1969 (Friday)
The Spotlight Club, Brise Norton Air Base
Oxford, England, U.K.



October 4, 1969 (Saturday)
Market Hall
Haverfordwest, South Wales, U.K.

with The John Drummer Blues Band



October 9, 1969 (Thursday)
Cavern Club
Liverpool, England, U.K.



October 10, 1969 (Friday)
The Electric Garden
Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.



October 11, 1969 (Saturday)
The Electric Garden
Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.
The Iveys at The Electric Garden, Glasgow, Scotland in October 1969 (photo by Geri McGuckin) Pete Ham at The Electric Garden, Glasgow, Scotland in October 1969 (photo by Geri McGuckin)
[concert memories]

The Iveys' van was broken into with Pete losing a belt that he liked.

thanks to Geri McGuckin


October 12, 1969 (Sunday)
The Electric Garden
Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.



October 13, 1969 (Monday)
Cavern Club
Liverpool, England, U.K.



October 16, 1969 (Thursday)
St. Paul's Crypt
Deptford, South London, England, U.K.



October 17, 1969 (Friday)
El Grotto
Ilford, East London, England, U.K.


October 18, 1969 (Saturday) *CANCELLED*
Masonic Hall Club
Huntingdon, England, U.K
.


October 20, 1969 (Monday)
Youth Club
Chesham, England, U.K.



October 24, 1969 (Friday)
Town Hall
Pontypridd, South Wales, U.K.



October 25, 1969 (Saturday)
The Glen
Llanelli, South Wales, U.K.



October 28, 1969 (Tuesday)
unknown venue
Baglan, Neath Port Talbot, South Wales, U.K.



October 29, 1969 (Wednesday)
unknown venue
Glais, Clydach, South Wales, U.K.



October 30, 1969 (Thursday)
unknown venue
Taibach, Port Talbot, South Wales, U.K.



October 31, 1969 (Friday)
Glanmor Jazz Club
Swansea, South Wales, U.K.



November 1, 1969 (Saturday)
Palais de Danse
Bridgend, South Wales, U.K.


last gig by The Iveys



November 2, 1969 (Sunday) *CANCELLED*
unknown venue
Freshwater East, Pembrokeshire, Southwest Wales, U.K.




U.K. dates (warm-up Badfinger gigs with Joey Molland):

November 30, 1969 (Sunday) *CANCELLED*
unknown venue
Bournemouth, England, U.K.

a gig that was booked for The Iveys months earlier



December 8, 1969 (Monday)
Apple offices, 3 Savile Row
West London, England, U.K.

3 numbers performed at a reception


December 12, 1969 (Friday)
Lambda Party at drama college
London, England, U.K.

Nicky Bell (Badfinger roadie): "I was an aspiring actor. I knew Lew Collins from drama college. He got Badfinger to headline our end-of-term party. As soon as I met them, I asked them if they needed any help. My timing was perfect. We got on great."
source: "Without You, The Tragic Story of Badfinger" by Dan Matovina, p. 78


December 19, 1969 (Friday)
Apple Christmas Party, basement of 3 Savile Row
London, England, U.K.

Derek Taylor (Apple press officer): "It was more or less the launch of Badfinger. They played a few songs. It was obvious Joey was an excellent find. I remember saying, 'Maybe we didn't know what we had?' It was more or less an admission of guilt on our part."
source: "Without You, The Tragic Story of Badfinger" by Dan Matovina, p. 76


December 23, 1969 (Tuesday) *CANCELLED*
unknown venue
Germany

a gig that was booked for The Iveys months earlier



December 24, 1969 (Wednesday) *CANCELLED*
unknown venue
Germany

a gig that was booked for The Iveys months earlier



December 25, 1969 (Thursday) *CANCELLED*
unknown venue
Germany

a gig that was booked for The Iveys months earlier



December 26, 1969 (Friday) *CANCELLED*
unknown venue
Germany

a gig that was booked for The Iveys months earlier



December 27, 1969 (Saturday)
Solihull Civic Centre
Birmingham, England, U.K.

first public concert appearance with Joey, fulfilling a gig that was originally booked for The Iveys




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