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FAMILY Mk I

  • Roger Chapman: vocals, tenor saxophone, harmonica, percussion
  • John ‘Charlie’ Whitney: guitars, keyboards
  • Ric Grech: bass, violin, cello, vocals
  • Jim King: tenor and soprano saxophones, harmonica, vocals, piano
  • Harry Ovenall: drums, percussion

1967

January 1, 1967 Beachcomber, Bolton, ENG

January 2, 1967 The Carlton, Warrington, ENG

January 4, 1967 The Place, Hanley, ENG

January 13, 1967 Hermitage Ballroom, Hitchin, ENG

January 14, 1967 Royal Lido Ballroom, Prestatyn, WAL (with The Raynes)

January 15, 1967 Astoria, Oldham, ENG

January 17, 1967 Blaises, London, ENG

January 18, 1967 Big L’ Discotheque, London, ENG

January 18, 1967 Speakeasy, London, ENG

January 19, 1967 Connahs Quay, WAL

January 20, 1967 Hulme Hall, Manchester, ENG

January 21, 1967 Pavilion, Matlock, ENG

January 22, 1967 Beachcomber, Bolton, ENG

January 23, 1967 Baldock, ENG

January 23, 1967 Speakeasy, London, ENG

January 25, 1967 Manchester University, Manchester, ENG

February 2, 1967 Tiles, London, ENG

February 23, 1967 Country Club, Kirklevinton Village, ENG

February 24, 1967 Beaconside Technical College, Stafford, ENG

February 25, 1967 Evington Club, Leicester, ENG (early show)

February 25, 1967 Midnight City, Digbeth, ENG (late show)

February 26, 1967 Cosmopolitan Ballroom, Carlisle, ENG

March 1, 1967 Loughborough University, Loughborough, ENG

March 2, 1967 Swansea University, Swansea, WAL

March 4, 1967 Sheffield University, Sheffield, ENG

March 5, 1967 Golden Torch Club, Tunstall, ENG

March 6, 1967 Baldock, ENG

March 8, 1967 Corn Exchange, Leicester, ENG

March 9, 1967 Skyline Ballroom, Hull, ENG (supporting Jimi Hendrix Experience)

March 10-11, 1967 Birmingham University, Birmingham, ENG

March 11, 1967 Hollings College, Manchester, ENG

March 12, 1967 Thing Club, Oldham, ENG

March 15, 1967 Middle Earth Covent Garden, London, ENG

March 15, 1967 New Cellar Club, South Shields, ENG

March 21, 1967 Marquee, London, ENG (with Cream)

March 23, 1967 Sibylla, London, ENG

March 24, 1967 Tabernacle Club, Stockport, ENG (with The Powerhouse)

March 27, 1967 Golden Torch Club, Tunstall, ENG

April 6, 1967 Electric Ballroom, London, ENG

April 13, 1967 Skyline Ballroom, Hull, ENG

April 14, 1967 English Electric, Leicester, ENG

April 15, 1967 Rainbow Suite, Birmingham, ENG

April 21, 1967 Ritz Ballroom, Birmingham, ENG

April 22, 1967 Britannia Rowing Club, Nottingham, ENG

April 23, 1967 Thing Club, Oldham, ENG

April 24, 1967 Marquee, London, ENG

April 27, 1967 Marquee, London, ENG (with The Herd)


29 APR 1967 The Birdcage Club, Portsmouth, ENG

30 APR 1967 The Beachcomber Bolton, ENG

1 MAY 1967 The Quaintways Chester, ENG

2 MAY 1967 The Ritz Bournemouth, ENG

4 MAY 1967 The Steering Wheel Weymouth, ENG

5 MAY 1967 The Bath Regency Bath, ENG

6 MAY 1967 Southampton University, The Students Union Southampton, ENG

7 MAY 1967 The Beachcomber Nottingham, ENG

10 MAY 1967 El Cubana, Sunderland, ENG

11 MAY 1967 The Winter Gardens Grimsby, ENG

12 MAY 1967 Evington Club, Leicester, ENG

13 MAY 1967 Aberystwych University Aberystwych, Wales


14 MAY 1967 The Cromwellian Bolton, ENG

15 MAY 1967 Unknown Venue Baldock, ENG

16 MAY 1967 The Marquee, London, ENG supported John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers


19 MAY 1967 The Oriel College Oxford, ENG

20 MAY 1967 The Ben Memorial Club Rugby, ENG

21 MAY 1967 The Thing Club Oldham, ENG

22 MAY 1967 The Orford Club Norwich, ENG

23 MAY 1967 Marquee, London, ENG supported Cream


24 MAY 1967 The Night Owl Discotheque Club, Leicester, ENG

9 JUN 1967 The Co-op Hall Worcester, ENG

12 JUN 1967 The Peterlee Jazz and Folk Club Peterlee, England w/ Jazzboard


16 JUN 1967 Marquee, London, ENG w/ Legay (including Rob Townsend)


17 JUN 1967 The Ceasers Club Bedford, ENG

20 JUN 1967 The Pavilion Bournemouth, ENG

24 JUN 1967 The Night Owl Discotheque Club, Leicester, ENG

30 JUN 1967 The George Hotel Wilby Village, ENG

July 1, 1967 Club A’Gogo, Newcastle, ENG

July 2, 1967 Sportsmen Club, Wigan, ENG

July 3, 1967 Quaintways, Chester, ENG

July 6, 1967 Black Horse, Birmingham, ENG

July 7, 1967 Tabernacle Club, Stockport, ENG (early show)

July 7, 1967 Mr. Smith's, Manchester, ENG (late show)

July 8, 1967 Maple Ballroom, Northampton, ENG

July 9, 1967 Starlight Ballroom, Crawley, ENG

July 9, 1967 Marquee, London, ENG

July 10, 1967 Marquee, London, ENG (early show, supporting Ten Years After & The Syn)

July 10, 1967 Sibylla, London, ENG (late show)

July 12, 1967 Cellar Club, South Shields, ENG

July 14, 1967 Quarrington Hall, Sleaford, ENG

July 15, 1967 New Century Hall, Manchester, ENG

July 16, 1967 Southbank Jazz Club, Grimsby, ENG

July 17, 1967 Quay Club, Newcastle, ENG

July 19, 1967 The Glanmore Jazz Club, Swansea, WAL

July 21, 1967 St. Bernadettes, Manchester, ENG

July 22, 1967 Warminster, ENG (private party)

July 25, 1967 Royalty Ballroom, London, ENG

July 26, 1967 Eel Pie Hotel, Twickenham, ENG (early show)

July 26, 1967 Sibylla, London, ENG (late show)

August 4, 1967 UFO, Roundhouse, London, ENG (Supporting Eric Burdon & The New Animals, with The Hydrogen Juke Box)

August 7, 1967 Marquee, London, ENG (supported by Cock-A-Hoop)

September 15, 1967 UFO at the Roundhouse, London, ENG (with Soft Machine)

September 23, 1967 5th Dimension, Leicester, ENG (Harry Ovenall’s final gig)

FAMILY Mk II

  • Roger Chapman: vocals, tenor saxophone, harmonica, percussion
  • Ric Grech: bass, violin, cello, vocals
  • Jim King: tenor and soprano saxophones, harmonica, vocals, tin whistle, piano
  • Rob Townsend: drums, percussion
  • John ‘Charlie’ Whitney: guitars, keyboards, mellotron, sitar

November 1, 1967 Sibylla, London, ENG (1st publicity appearance for industry audience including John Lennon, John Peel)

November 3, 1967 Middle Earth, Covent Garden, London, ENG (with Doctor K's Blues Band, Herbal Mixture)

November 20, 1967 BBC Studio 1 Piccadilly, London, ENG (UK Radio "Top Gear" performing "Peace Of Mind", "Scene Through The Eye Of A Lens", "Voyage", "The Breeze" & "Winter". Broadcast November 26, 1967)

December 8, 1967 Middle Earth, Covent Garden, London, ENG December 15, 1967 Argus Butterfly, Peterlee, ENG (with West Side Story) December 28, 1967 Marimba, Middlesbrough, ENG December 30, 1967 Middle Earth, Covent Garden, London, ENG

1968

January 1-6, 1968 Hatchetts Playground, London, ENG (3 shows each night 10.30, 11.30 & 1.30)

January 20, 1968 Roundhouse, London, ENG (sponsored by Brunel University, supporting The Move, Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, Fleetwood Mac, Fairport Convention, Louise, Paper Blitz Tissue & Geranium Pond)

05 FEB 1968 BBC SESSION: Symonds on Sunday BBC Paris Cinema, 12 Lower Regent Street St James, South West London, England Broadcast: (Tuesday) 12 FEB 1968

Winter Me My Friend See Through Windows

10 FEB 1968 Art Ball Goes Hollywood, Leicester University Leicester, Leicestershire, England w/ Cream, Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Wynder K. Frogg; The Freddie Mack Show

14 MAR 1968 The Middle Earth, Covent Garden, London, ENG (A benefit ball) 15 MAR 1968 The Middle Earth, Covent Garden, London, ENG

April 6, 1968 Middle Earth, Covent Garden, London, ENG

11 APR 1968 The Brave New World, Papa Joe’s Speakeasy, Portsmouth, ENG


16 APR 1968 BBC SESSION: Top Gear BBC Studio 1, 201 Piccadilly St. James’s, West London, England Broadcast: (Sunday) 21 APR 1968

See Through Windows Hey Mr. Policeman 3x Time Old Songs New Songs

April 16, 1968 Klooks Kleek, London, ENG April 18, 1968 The Brave New World, Papa Joe’s Speakeasy, Portsmouth, ENG April 25, 1968 The Brave New World, Papa Joe’s Speakeasy, Portsmouth, ENG May 2, 1968 The Brave New World, Papa Joe’s Speakeasy, Portsmouth, ENG

May 7, 1968 Piper Club, Rome, ITY (Primo Festival Internazionale In Europa Di Musica Pop. Concert was moved from Palazzo Dello Sport due to poor ticket sales)

May 9, 1968 The Brave New World, Papa Joe’s Speakeasy, Portsmouth, E May 10, 1968 Middle Earth, Covent Garden, London, ENG (supported by The Action & Juniors Eyes) June 11, 1968 Marquee, London, ENG (supported by Granny’s Intentions)

June 21, 1968 Burton Constable Hall, Skirlaugh, ENG ('Midsummer Nights Dream', with Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band, The Move, Marmalade, Fairport Convention, Elmer Gantry's Velvet Opera, Spooky Tooth, Tramline, Savoy Brown Blues Band, Mandrakes & Angel Pavement)

June 29, 1968 Middle Earth Covent Garden, London, ENG (supported by The Will Spoor Mime Troupe)

July 6, 1968 Woburn Music Festival, Woburn Abbey Bedforshire, ENG

headlined by Jimi Hendrix Experience with Geno Washington, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Little Women, New Formula


July 9, 1968 Marquee, London, ENG (supported by The Beatstalkers)

July 10, 1968 Toby Jug, Tolworth, ENG

July 11, 1968 BBC Paris Cinema, London, ENG (UK Radio "Symonds" performing "Hey Mr. Policeman", "Me My Friend", "Processions" & "Emotions". Broadcast July 22, 1968)

July 16, 1968 Royal Albert Hall, London, ENG (supporting Tim Hardin)

July 17, 1968 The South Parade Pier, Southport, ENG (supporting Traffic, Spooky Tooth & D.J. John Peel)

July 18, 1968 De Montford Hall, Leicester, ENG (supporting Tim Hardin)

July 19, 1968 Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff, WAL (supporting Tim Hardin)

July 20, 1968 Victoria Town Hall, Leeds, ENG (supporting Tim Hardin)

July 26, 1968 Free Trade Hall, Manchester, ENG (supporting Tim Hardin)

July 28, 1968 Empire Theatre, Sunderland, ENG (supporting Tim Hardin)

July 29, 1968 BBC Studio 1, 201 Piccadilly, London, ENG (UK Radio "Top Gear" performing "Processions", "The Weaver’s Answer", "Me My Friend", "3x Time" & "Old Songs New Songs". Broadcast August 4, 1968)

August ?, 1968 Newcastle-upon-Tyne, ENG (A Dance with Alan Bown)

August 3, 1968 Middle Earth, Roundhouse, London, ENG (with Spooky Tooth, Blonde On Blonde, Pete Brown & His Battered Ornaments)

August 9, 1968 Roundhouse, London, ENG (The Freakshow - In aid of Community Charities, with Azoth (previously The Action), Deviants, Eclection, Junior’s Eyes, East Of Eden, Radio 1 DJ John Peel, Plastic Dream Machine, Moon and Sunlights & Giant All Star Jam Session)

August 24, 1968 Hyde Park, London, ENG (Free concert with Fleetwood Mac, Ten Years After, Fairport Convention, Roy Harper & Eclection)

Setlist included: Voyage The Breeze See Through Windows A Song For Me Old Songs New Songs

August 24-25, 1968 Middle Earth, Roundhouse, London, ENG ("The Magical Mystery Tour", with Incredible String Band, Traffic, Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, Family, Fairport Convention, Pretty Things, Blossom Toes, Free, Hurdy Gurdy, Deviants, Blonde On Blonde)

August 25, 1968 Middle Earth, Roundhouse, London, ENG

August 31, 1968 Eston Recreation Ground, Middlesbrough, ENG (Tees Pop '68, with Traffic, Ben E. King, The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, Alan Bown, Amboy Dukes, The Fantastics, Joe Cocker Grease Band, The Tramline, Chelfont Line, Rivers Invitation & compered by Long John Baldry)

September 2, 1968 Chateau Impney Grounds, Droitwich, ENG (Bank Holiday Bluesology Festival, with The Breakthru', Chris Farlowe with Wynder K Frog, The Move, Fleetwood Mac, Skip Bifferty, Rebellion, The Freddie Mac Show & DJ John Peel)


03 SEP 1968 BBC SESSION: Saturday Club BBC Playhouse Theatre, London, England Broadcast: (Saturday) 07 SEP 1968

See Through Windows The Weaver’s Answer The Breeze

04 SEP 1968 The Country Club, Belsize Park, London, England (w/ Junior’s Eyes) 07 SEP 1968 The Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, England 17 SEP 1968 The Marquee, London, England (w/ East of Eden) 18 SEP 1968 The Eel Pie Hotel, Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, England (w/ Downliner’s Sect, Transcendental Aurora, Jeff Dexter) 28 SEP 1968 The Alex Disco, The Alexander Rooms, Salisbury, England (w/ DJ Kazoon) 29 SEP 1968 Grugahalle, Essen, Germany (Essener Songtage 1968) 05 OCT 1968 University College London, London, England October 8, 1968 Klooks Kleek, London, ENG (supported by Sleepy)

October 15, 1968 Royal Albert Hall, London, ENG ("A Folk/Blues Czech Charity Concert, in aid of Czech students wishing to remain in Britain. With Julie Felix, Blonde On Blonde, Georgie Fame, Jethro Tull, July, Roy Harper, Spooky Tooth, Alan Price, Family, Gerry Shore, Joe Cocker, Piers Hayman, Spencer Davis, Taste and compered by DJ’s John Peel and Mike Raven)

October 18, 1968 Marquee, London, ENG (w/ The Yardbirds supported by Sleepy) October 22, 1968 Marquee, London, ENG


October 25, 1968 Granby Halls, Leicester, ENG supported The Who as did Joe Cocker and the Grease Band, Spring, Legay


October 27, 1968 Belsize Park Country Club, London, ENG


31 OCT 1968 BBC SESSION: Radio One Club BBC Paris Cinema, 12 Lower Regent Street London, England Broadcast: (Tuesday) 03 DEC 1968

Observations From A Hill The Weaver’s Answer How Hi The Li Dim Second Generation Woman

1 NOV 1968 BBC SESSION: Radio One Club BBC Paris Cinema, 12 Lower Regent Street London, ENG live radio broadcast including:

The Weaver’s Answer Second Generation Woman The Breeze Observations From A Hill Peace Of Mind

1 NOV 1968 BBC SESSION: Top Gear BBC Studio 1, 201 Piccadilly St. James’s, West London, ENG Broadcast: (Sunday) 24 NOV 1968

Second Generation Woman Observations From A Hill Dim How Hi The Li Hometown


15 NOV 1968 Cambridge University, Students Union Cambridge, ENG w/ Principal Edwards Magic Theater


16 NOV 1968 School of Economics, London, ENG 17 NOV 1968 The Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, ENG 19 NOV 1968 Klooks Kleek, London, ENG 21 NOV 1968 The New Cellar Club, South Shields, ENG 26 NOV 1968 Fishmonger’s Arms, Wood Green, ENG 03 DEC 1968 Marquee, London, ENG 07 DEC 1968 The Polytechnic, London, ENG (w/ The Village)


09 DEC 1968 BBC SESSION: Symonds BBC Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue London, ENG Broadcast: (Monday) 16 DEC 1968

How Hi The Li Second Generation Woman Observations From A Hill Dim

19 DEC 1968 The Royal Albert Hall, London, ENG (w/ Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & Trinity, Bonzo Dog Band) 20 DEC 1968 The Hornsey Wood Tavern, London, ENG (Bluesville ‘68. w/ The Village) 24 DEC 1968 The Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, ENG


28 DEC 1968 TV BROADCAST (France): Samedi Et Compagnie, Point Chaud ORTF TV Studios, Buttes Chaumont Chaumont, Paris, FRA

Old Songs, New Songs


1969

06 JAN 1969 Bay Hotel, Sunderland, ENG 17 JAN 1969 Royal Albert Hall, London, ENG (Brunel University Rag Week Ball, w/ Ten Years After, Principal Edwards Magic Theatre, Georgie Fame, John Peel) 18 JAN 1969 Houldsworth Hall, Manchester, ENG (w/ Roy Harper, Bridget St. John) 25 JAN 1969 Lanchester Arts Festival, Lanchester Polytechnic, Coventry, ENG (w/ Eclection) 26 JAN 1969 Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, ENG (w/ Gun, Bonzo Dog Band) 27 JAN 1969 Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield, ENG (w/ The Nice) 30 JAN 1969 Red Lion Hotel, Leytonstone High Road, London, ENG 31 JAN 1969 King’s College, London, ENG (w/ Blonde on Blonde) February 8, 1969 Middle Earth at the Roundhouse, London, ENG (w/ Egg, Arcadium) February 16, 1969 Mothers, Birmingham, ENG February 18, 1969 Klooks Kleek, London, ENG February 19, 1969 Dome, Brighton, ENG (w/ Bonzo Dog Band) February 21, 1969 Top Rank, Watford, ENG February 24, 1969 Lanchester College Arts Festival, Coventry, ENG (w/ John Peel, Pentangle, Jeff Beck, Eclection, Duster Bennett, Champion Jack Dupree, Liverpool Scene, Jo-Ann Kelly, Simon & Steve, Sydney Carter, Davy Graham, Ron Geesin) February 27, 1969 Locarno, Swindon, ENG February 28, 1969 Hornsey Wood Tavern, London, ENG (Bluesville 69)


03 MAR 1969 BBC SESSION: Symonds On Sunday BBC Studio 2, Aoelian Hall London, ENG Broadcast: 09 MAR 1969

Holding The Compass Processions How Hi The Li

04 MAR 1969 Klooks Kleek, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, ENG

05 MAR 1969 BBC SESSION: Radio One Club BBC Paris Cinema, Lower Regent Street London, ENG

live radio broadcast

10 MAR 1969 King’s Head, Romford, ENG

11 MAR 1969 BBC SESSION: Top Gear BBC Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue London, ENG Broadcast: 30 MAR 1969

Love Is A Sleeper I Sing ‘Um The Way I Feel A Song For Me Bring It On Home

13 MAR 1969 100 Club, London, ENG (w/ Village) 15 MAR 1969 Imperial College Union, London, ENG (w/ Smile) March 16, 1969 Mothers, Birmingham, ENG (with Taste) 30 MAR 1969 Haverstock Hill Country Club, London, ENG

1ST AMERICAN TOUR (8-Weeks)

April 9-10, 1969 Fillmore East, New York City, NY (w/ The Nice and Ten Years After)

Roger Chapman (in Oldie-Markt, circa 1990): “I just made one of my numbers with the microphone stand, when Bill Graham appeared to see the last part of the show. Obviously he was shocked when he saw how I dealt with the microphone; it was absolutely unusual and he was totally startled. So he ran down the corridor and pulled down all of our posters. Well, we understood one another afterwards in spite of that, and we did several concerts for Graham later, but I think several other concert organizers and other people in the music business followed Bill’s example because he was an important person in the business, and expelled us.”

April 11-13, 1969 The Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA (supported by Sweetwater)

April 14-17, 1969 The Scene, New York City, NY (w/ Raven)

April 25-26, 1969 Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI (supporting Canned Heat, with (25th) The Red, White & Blues Band, (26th) Caste)

Ric Grech is replaced by John Weider during US tour. Weider was flown in from Los Angeles where he was doing session work after his days with Eric Burdon’s New Animals. Peter Grant recommended him to Family and despite being only a guitar and violin player, picked up the bass without any warmups for a few dates in the New York area.


May 9-11, 1969 The Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA (supporting Poco)


xx MAY 1969 TV BROADCAST (UK): How Late It Is Lime Grove Studios Lime Grove, Shepherd’s Bush, London, ENG

Dim also appearing on the episode with w/ Richie Havens, Thunderclap Newman (unconfirmed) 10 MAY 1969 TV BROADCAST (UK): Colour Me Pop BBC Television Centre, 101 Wood Ln White City, West London, England

The Weavers Answer Observations From A Hill How Hi The Li Processions A Song For Me

17 MAY 1969 The Marquee, London, ENG

25 MAY 1969 Roundhouse, London, ENG Fairport Convention benefit w/ Blossom Toes, Eclection, Mick Fleetwood, Pink Floyd, Deviants, John Peel, Pretty Things


June 6, 1969 Midnight Court, Lyceum Theatre, London, ENG (w/ Brian Auger Trinity, Andromeda, Screw, Cooper)

June 10, 1969 The Cherry Tree, Welwyn Garden City, ENG

June 11, 1969 Midsummer Common, Cambridge, ENG (Cambridge Midsummer Pop Festival)

June 13, 1969 Birmingham University, Birmingham, ENG (w/ Principal Edwards Magic Theater) June 16, 1969 King’s Head, Romford, ENG June 17, 1969 Marquee, London, ENG (w/ Grail) June 21, 1969 Hull University Union, Hull, ENG (supported by Steam Coffin) June 23, 1969 The Pavilion, Bath, ENG July 2, 1969 Royal Albert Hall, London, ENG (Pop Proms 1969, supporting Incredible String Band, with Fairport Convention. Hosted by John Peel) July 5, 1969 Hyde Park, London, ENG (Rolling Stones’ Brian Jones memorial w/ King Crimson, Battered Ornaments, Roy Harper, Third Ear Band, Alexis Korner’s New Church, Screw) July 5, 1969 (late show) Dagenham Roundhouse, London, ENG July 7, 1969 Cooks Ferry Inn, Edmonton, London, ENG July 15, 1969 Klooks Kleek, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, ENG July 21, 1969 Bay Hotel, Sunderland, ENG July 24, 1969 Van Dike Club, Plymouth, ENG July 26, 1969 Civic Hall, Dunstable, ENG (with Eclection)


July 28, 1969 BBC SESSION: Top Gear BBC Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue Charing Cross, West Central London, England Broadcast: 03 AUG 1969

Drowned In Wine Wheels No Mule’s Fool The Cat And The Rat

July 28, 1969 Van Dike Club, Plymouth, ENG 04 AUG 1969 The Marquee, London, England (2 shows at 6:45 & 9:30) 05 AUG 1969 The Marquee, London, England 10 AUG 1969 England, Sussex, 9th National Jazz, Blues & Pop Festival 15 AUG 1969 Lyceum Theatre, London, England (w/ Circus, Grail, Sam Gopal) 22 AUG 1969 Lorcano Ballroom, Sunderland, England (w/ Grail) 24 AUG 1969 The Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, England 30 AUG 1969 Isle of Wight Festival, Afton Down Freshwater, Isle of Wight, England 08 SEP 1969 King’s Head, Romford, England 15 SEP 1969 Royal Festival Hall, London, England (“An Evening of Family Entertainment” w/ Olly Grey (plate spinner), Rex Roper (bullwhip, strip artist), and others) 26 SEP 1969 Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, England (w/ Fleetwood Mac, John Peel, East Of Eden, Edgar Broughton Band, Glass Menagerie, Spirit Of John Morgan, Grisby Dyke, Radio 1 D.J. John Peel) 04 OCT 1969 London School of Economics, London, England (w/ Grail) 07 OCT 1969 The Marquee, London, England (w/ Stone the Crows, Emily Muff, 2 shows at 6:45 and 9:30) 10 OCT 1969 Salford University, Salford, England (“A Night of Family Entertainment” w/ stars of stage and circus, Climax Chicago Blues Band, Third Ear Band, The Entire Sioux Nation, Killing Floor, The Famous Jug Band, Edison’s Phonograph, Manchester Road, Nova Express Light Show) 12 OCT 1969 The Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, England 14 OCT 1969 Klooks Kleek, Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, England (w/ Egg) 16 OCT 1969 Royal Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, England 18 OCT 1969 Lorcano Ballroom, Sunderland, England (w/ Man) 19 OCT 1969 Lyceum Theatre, London, England (w/ Steppenwolf (headliner), Spirit of John Morgan, Van der Graaf Generator) 20 OCT 1969 Civic Hall, Dunstable, England (w/ Hardin & York) 21 OCT 1969 Palais, Ilford, England 24 OCT 1969 Van Dike Club, Plymouth, England 30 OCT 1969 Rex Hotel, Whitley Bay, England (w/ Raw Spirit) 02 NOV 1969 Colston Hall, Bristol, England 14 NOV 1969 Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, England (w/ Yes, Blossom Toes) 16 NOV 1969 Fairfield Hall, Croydon, England 18 NOV 1969 Village Roundhouse, Dagenham, England

22 NOV 1969 TV (Denmark): The Beat Goes On II – Popklubbe, Brøndby Pop Club (Broadcast Apr 16, 1970) Brøndby, Denmark w/ Burning Red Ivanhoe)

27 NOV 1969 TV BROADCAST (Denmark): Top of the Pops Studio 3, TV-Byen Copenhagen, Denmark

A Song For Me

01 DEC 1969 King’s Head, Romford, England 02 DEC 1969 The Place, Hanley, England 04 DEC 1969 De Montford Hall, Leicester, England 05 DEC 1969 Lyceum Theatre, Oldham, England (w/ Atomic Rooster, Yes, Edgar Broughton Band, Spirit of John Morgan 06 DEC 1969 Manchester University, Manchester, England 07 DEC 1969 Bradford University, Bradford, England 08 DEC 1969 King’s Head, Romford, England 09 DEC 1969 Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, England (w/ Georgie Fame, Barclay James Harvest) 10 DEC 1969 Reading University, Reading, England 12 DEC 1969 Hull University, Hull, England 14 DEC 1969 Argus Butterfly Pub, Peterlee, England 19 DEC 1969 Royal Albert Hall, London, England (Shelter Benefit w/ Graham Bond, Sam Apple Pie, John Peel) 20 DEC 1969 Blackburn University, Blackburn, England 22 DEC 1969 Brighton Dome, , Brighton, England 23 DEC 1969 Victoria Ballroom, Chesterfield, England

xx DEC 1969 TV BROADCAST (Netherlands) AVRO-TV Studios Hilversum, The Netherlands

No Mule’s Fool


31 DEC 1969 The Marquee, London, England (w/ Audience, Emily Muff)

1970

01 JAN 1970 BBC SESSION: John Peel’s Sunday Show, England, London, BBC Paris Cinema (Set includes only two live performances “93’s OK J” and “Here Comes The Grin,” officially released in BBC Sessions Vol. 3; other songs played are the same as the album versions from A Song For Me. Tyrannosaurus Rex filled in for the rest of the show due to Roger Chapman being sick with the flu.) January 8-9, 1970 L'Olympia, Paris, FRA (Underground Music Festival, with Zoo, Trapeze, Colosseum & Moody Blues) 10 JAN 1970 Polytechnic College Union, Lanchester, Coventry, England 15 JAN 1970 Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth, England (canceled due to equipment van breaking down) 23 JAN 1970 Locarno, Sunderland, England 26 JAN 1970 Civic Hall, Dunstable, England 30 JAN 1970 Leeds Polytechnic University, Leeds, England (w/ Nice, Emily Muff, Chicken Shack, Tinkers) 05 FEB 1970 Portsmouth Guildhall' Portsmouth, England 06 FEB 1970 Caley, Edinburgh, Scotland 07 FEB 1970 Music Hall, Aberdeen, Scotland 08 FEB 1970 Kinema, Dunfermline, Scotland 10 FEB 1970 Tech College, Dundee, Scotland 15 FEB 1970 Lyceum Theatre, London, England 28 FEB 1970 Village Roundhouse, Dagenham, England xx FEB 1970 TV SESSION (France): Tous En Scène, France, Paris, Antenne Culturelle du Kremlin-Bicêtre (Broadcast: (Saturday) 23 MAR 1970. Performing 'Drowned In Wine' & 'Love Is A Sleeper'.also appearing on the episode Emmanuel Booz, Eddy Mitchell, Francoise Hardy)

Family US Tour 1970

March 5-7, 1970 The Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA (supporting MC5, with Stone the Crow) 10-12 MAR 1970 Ungano’s, New York, NY (w/ Pookah) 13-14 MAR 1970 Unknown venue, Detroit, MI (unconfirmed) 20-21 MAR 1970 Palladium, Birmingham, MI 22 MAR 1970 Unknown venue, Houston, TX 23-25 MAR 1970 Unknown venue, Los Angeles, CA (unconfirmed) 26 MAR 1970 Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA (w/ Chicago, James Cotton Blues Band, Fritz) 27-28 MAR 1970 Winterland, San Francisco, CA (w/ Chicago, James Cotton Blues Band, Fritz) 29 MAR 1970 Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA (w/ Chicago, James Cotton Blues Band, Fritz) 2-3 APR 1970 Ungano’s, New York, NY 4 APR 1970 Assumption College, Worcester, MA 5 APR 1970 Lewiston Armory/Bates College, Lewiston, ME (w/ Savoy Brown, The Nice) 9 APR 1970 Buffalo State, Buffalo, NY 10 APR 1970 University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 11 APR 1970 Cornell University, Ithica, NY 12 APR 1970 Union College, Albany, NY 16 APR 1970 Northeastern University, Boston, MA 17 APR 1970 Fairfield College, East Hartford, CT 18 APR 1970 University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (w/ Savoy Brown Blues Band, The Nice) 19 APR 1970 Yale University, New Haven, CT 23 APR 1970 Upsala College, East Orange, NJ 24 APR 1970 Trenton State College, Trenton, NJ 25 APR 1970 King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, PA April 25, 1970 Paramount Theater, Springield, MA (Woodrose Joint Happening, with Savoy Brown Blues Band, The Nice) 26 APR 1970 Queensborough Community College, Bayside, NY xx APR 1970 Chicago, IL 28 APR 1970 Carnegie Hall, New York, NY (w/ Peter Paul & Mary, Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie) 01 MAY 1970 Lyceum Theatre, London, England May 2, 1970 Roundhouse, London, ENG (Camden Festival 1970, supported by Taste, Egg & Gypsy) 09 MAY 1970 BBC Television Centre, White City, England (UK TV 'Disco 2' broadcast. Also appearing in the episode were the Groundhogs May 18, 1970 Eisstadion, Düsseldorf, GER (Joint Meeting 1970) 20 MAY 1970 Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham, England 21 MAY 1970 Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield, England 23 MAY 1970 Hollywood Music Festival, Leycett, England 24 MAY 1970 Mecca, Bristol, England 26 MAY 1970 Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, England (cancelled due to illness) 27 MAY 1970 Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, England 28 MAY 1970 De Montford Hall, Leicester, England 01 JUN 1970 Guildford Civic Hall, Guildford, England 05 JUN 1970 Temple Of Peace, Green’s Playhouse, Glasgow, Scotland (w/ Black Sabbath, Chicken Shack) 06 JUN 1970 Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland (w/ Black Sabbath, Chicken Shack) 07 JUN 1970 Groovesville Wake Arms, Epping, England (w/ Black Sabbath, Chicken Shack) 08 JUN 1970 Music Hall, Aberdeen, Scotland (w/ Black Sabbath, Chicken Shack) 12 JUN 1970 Locarno Ballroom, Bay Hotel, Fillmore North, Sunderland, England 14 JUN 1970 The Mothers, High Street, Erdington, Birmingham, England JUN 1970Radio Bremen, Bremen, Germany (German TV 'Beat Club' performing 'The Weaver’s Answer' also appearing on the episode Van der Graaf Generator, Brinsley Schwartz, Santana, Mungo Jerry. First broadcast: 27 JUN 1970) 20 JUN 1970 Open Air Rock Circus, Radstadion, Frankfurt, Germany (w/ Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, The Byrds, Edgar Broughton Band, Steamhammer, Badfinger, Chicken Shack, Jackie Lomax, Chuck Berry, Nosferatu, Screaming Lord Sutch, Bo Diddley, Heavy Jelly, Little Free Rock, and Ashton Gardner & Dyke) 21 JUN 1970 Hamburg Open Air Pop Festival aka Big Gig Festival, Derbyplatz Klein Flottbek Hamburg, Germany (w/ Black Sabbath, Colosseum, Rare Bird, Humble Pie, Uriah Heep, Gentle Giant, Mungo Jerry) 23 JUN 1970 Commemoration Ball, St. Johns & Trinity College, Oxford, England (w/ The Moody Blues, Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Fotheringay) xx-JUN 1970 Paris?

June 27, 1970 Kralingse Bos, Rotterdam, NED (Kralingen Music Festival)

28 JUN 1970 Festival Of The Golden Guitar, Village Square, Ciney, Belgium (w/ The Greatest Show On Earth, Arkham, Opus, Waterloo, Brainbox)

July 25, 1970 Victoria Embankment, Nottingham, ENG (Nottingham Festival Of Blues & Progressive Music '70)

July 26, 1970 Fairfield Hall, Croydon, ENG

August 1, 1970 Chateau De Saint-Pons, Aix-en-Provence, FRA (Progressive Music Festival 1970) 07 AUG 1970 10th National Jazz, Pop, Ballads and Blues Festival, Plumpton Race Track, Streat, East Sussex, England (w/ Groundhogs, Rare Bird, Steamhammer, Daddy Longlegs, Patto, Clark-Hutchinson) Setlist: Strange Band Good News, Bad News Holding The Compass Wheels Drowned In Wineplumpton-70-fl A Song For Me The Weaver’s Answer 10 AUG 1970 BBC Playhouse Theatre, London, England (BBC SESSION: 'Top Gear', performing 'Holding The Compass', 'Lives And Ladies' & 'Good News Bad News'. First broadcast: 05 SEP 1970) August 13, 1970 Van Dike Club, Plymouth, ENG August 14, 1970 Town Hall Marquay Club, Torquay, ENG (supported by Bram Stoker) 15 AUG 1970 Winter Gardens, Weston-super-Mare, England 21 AUG 1970 Ruisrock Music Week Festival, Turku, Finland (w/ Daddy Longlegs, Colosseum, Blue Mink, Argent, Made In Sweden) 27 AUG 1970 BBC Television Centre, White City, England (UK TV 'Top Of The Pops' Performing 'The Weaver’s Answer') 28 AUG 1970 Isle of Wight Festival, Afton Down Freshwater, Isle of Wight, England Setlist: Processions A Song For Me Drowned In Wine Good News Bad News Strange Band The Weaver’s Answer xx AUG or SEPT 1970 TV SESSION (Holland): TopPop performing 'The Weaver’s Answer') 25 SEP 1970 Granada Studios, Manchester, England (UK TV 'Doing Their Thing' performing 'Good News Bad News', 'Drowned In Wine', 'Processions/No Mule’s Fool', 'Strange Band' & (over credits) 'Holding The Compass,) 26 SEP 1970 Dagenham Roundhouse, Dagenham, England 27 SEP 1970 BBC Playhouse Theatre, London, England (BBC SESSION: 'John Peel’s Sunday Show' performing 'Good News Bad News', 'Drowned In Wine','Wheels', 'Processions/No Mule’s Fool', 'Holding The Compass', 'Lives And Ladies', 'Strange Band', 'The Weaver’s Answer' & 'Blow By Blow') 28 SEP 1970 Civic Hall, Dunstable, England 03 OCT 1970 Bromley Tech College, Bromley, England (w/ Julian’s Treatment) 09 OCT 1970 Corn Exchange, Devizes, England 12 OCT 1970 Civic Hall, Dunstable, England 16 OCT 1970 Lancaster University, Lancaster, England 17 OCT 1970 Starlight Room, Boston, England 22 OCT 1970 University of Kent, Canterbury, England 27 OCT 1970 Arenberg, Antwerp, Belgium 28 OCT 1970 Trocadero, Liege, Belgium 30 OCT 1970 Schaerbeek Theater, Schaerbeek, Belgium 31 OCT 1970 Schaerbeek Theater, Schaerbeek, Belgium


07 NOV 1970 Circus Krone, Munich, Germany xx NOV 1970 Switzerland (unconfirmed) 13 NOV 1970 Green’s Playhouse, Glasgow, Scotland 14 NOV 1970 Leeds University, Leeds, England 15 NOV 1970 Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, England 16 NOV 1970 The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England 19 NOV 1970 Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Wales 20 NOV 1970 Colston Hall, Bristol, England 21 NOV 1970 Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England 23 NOV 1970 Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth, England 24 NOV 1970 Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield, England 27 NOV 1970 Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham, England 28 NOV 1970 Brighton Dome, Brighton, England 29 NOV 1970 St. George’s Hall, Liverpool, England 30 NOV 1970 Royal Albert Hall, London, England 01 DEC 1970 De Montford Hall, Leicester, England 05 DEC 1970 Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham, England xx DEC 1970 Scandinavia, Switzerland & France tour

12 DEC 1970 Royal Albert Hall, London, England 20 DEC 1970 Lyceum Theatre, London, England (w/ Quiver)

1971

02 JAN 1971 Village Roundhouse, Dagenham, England 10 JAN 1971 L’Olympia Theatre, Paris, France 17 JAN 1971 Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium 05 FEB 1971 Mayfair Ballroom, Newcastle, England (w/ Dada) 18 FEB 1971 Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland 19 FEB 1971 Green’s Playhouse, Glasgow, Scotland 20 FEB 1971 Empire Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland 22 FEB 1971 Music Hall, Aberdeen, England 24 FEB 1971 Royal Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, England 27 FEB 1971 Empire Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland


16 MAR 1971 BBC SESSION: Bob Harris Show BBC Studio 1, 201 Piccadilly St. James’s, West London, England

Strange Band Home Town Processions/No Mule’s Fool Part Of The Load Lives And Ladies

17 MAR 1971 Exeter University, Exeter, ENG (w/ Curved Air) 20 MAR 1971 Stockport Technical College, Stockport, ENG 27 MAR 1971 Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, GER (w/ Soft Machine, Yes, Man)

April 3, 1971 Dagenham Roundhouse, London, ENG April 5, 1971 Civic Hall, Dunstable, ENG April 17, 1971 Teatro Brancaccio, Rome, ITY April 18, 1971 Palalido, Milan, ITY April 23, 1971 Nottingham Polytecnic, Nottingham, ENG April 29, 1971 Liverpool University, Liverpool, ENG

01 MAY 1971 Roundhouse, London, ENG (w/ Sam Apple Pie, America) 09 MAY 1971 University of Essex, Colchester, ENG (w/ Roy Harper, Third Ear Band) 28 MAY 1971 Musikhalle, Hamburg, GER

May 30, 1971 Freedom Rock Festival Grounds, Langelsheim, GER (Freedom Festival 1971)

06 JUN 1971 Tech College, Watford, ENG (w/ Tea And Symphony) 20-24 JUN 1971 Glastonbury Fayre, Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, ENG


01 JUL 1971 TV SESSION (UK): Top Of The Pops BBC Television Centre, 101 Wood Ln White City, West London, England In My Own Time

John Weider leaves Family, they continue as a four-piece.

02 JUL 1971 BBC SESSION: Top Gear BBC Studio 1, 201 Piccadilly St. James’s, West London, England Broadcast: 17 JUL 1971

Burning Bridges Save Some For Thee In My Own Time Seasons

24 JUL 1971 Football Ground, Southend, England (w/ Yes, Coliseum, Fairport Convention, Uriah Heep, Atomic Rooster)


05 AUG 1971 TV SESSION (UK): Top of the Pops BBC Television Centre, 101 Wood Ln White City, West London, England


FAMILY Mk V

  • Roger Chapman: vocals, tenor saxophone, harmonica, percussion
  • John ‘Charlie’ Whitney: guitars, keyboards, mellotron, sitar
  • Rob Townsend: drums, percussion
  • Poli Palmer: flute, piano, vibes, synthesizers
  • John Ken Wetton: bass, vocals, guitar, piano

August 20, 1971 Tabaart, Bilzen, BEL (Jazz Bilzen 1971, with Colosseum, Supersister, Dave Kelly, Tomahawk Blues Band, Arkham & Spoon)


28 AUG 1971 Rutherglen’s Southcroft Park, Rutherglen, Glasgow, Scotland (Festival Of A Thousand Heads, w/ Thin Lizzy, East of Eden, Van Der Graf Generator, Climax Chicago, The Pretty Things, Caravan, Roy Harper, Pink Fairies, Pete Brown and Piblokto, Natural Acoustic Band, String Driven Thing) (cancelled) 04 SEP 1971 Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria (British Superstar Festival, w/ Ashton Gardner & Dyke, Deep Purple, Faces, Juicy Lucy, Mick Abrahams Band, Osibisa, Rory Gallagher, The Groundhogs 05 SEP 1971 Rheinhalbinsel , Speyer, Germany (1st British Rock Meeting Festival, w/ Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Rod Stewart & The Faces, Fleetwood Mac, Curved Air, Rory Gallagher, East Of Eden, Groundhogs, Hardin & York, Fairport Convention, Osibisa, Juicy Lucy, Mick Abrahams, Gentle Giant, Jerusalem, Beggars Opera, Roy Young Band, Heaven) 10 SEP 1971 Pavilion, Bournemouth, England

SEP 1971 TV STUDIO: Beat Club Radio Bremen Bremen, Germany TV BROADCAST (Germany) 25 SEP 1971

Holding The Compass Part Of The Load (unbroadcasted)

18 SEP 1971 Ernst-Merck-Halle, Hamburg, Germany (w/ East of Eden, Stud, Medicine Head, A.R. and Machines Wind)

In My Own Time Part Of The Load Drowned In Wine Holding The Compass Good News, Bad News

24 SEP 1971 Torquay Town Hall, Torquay, England 25 SEP 1971 Van Dike Club, Plymouth, England (w/ Curtiss Maldoon)


08 OCT 1971 TV BROADCAST (Switzerland): Hits A Go Go In My Own Time

23 OCT 1971 Het Turfschip, Breda, The Netherlands

In My Own Time Part Of The Load Spanish Tide Drowned In Wine Holding The Compass BlindBlind Take Your Partners Good News, Bad News A Song For Me The Weaver’s Answer


01 NOV 1971 De Montford Hall, Leicester, England (w/ America, Jeff Dexter) 02 NOV 1971 Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield, England (w/ America, Jeff Dexter) 04 NOV 1971 St. George’s Hall, Bradford, England (w/ America, Jeff Dexter) 07 NOV 1971 Fairfield Hall, Croydon, England

08 NOV 1971 BBC SESSION: Bob Harris Show BBC Studio 1, 201 Piccadilly St. James’s, West London, England Broadcast: 22 NOV 1971 Children Between Blue And Me

09 NOV 1971 TV BROADCAST (UK): Top Of The Pops BBC Television Centre, London, England

Burlesque

09 NOV 1971 Colston Hall, Bristol, England (w/ America, Ladbrook Horns) 10 NOV 1971 ABC Cinema, Exeter, England

11 NOV 1971 TV BROADCAST (UK): Old Grey Whistle Test BBC Television Centre, London, England

Between Blue And Me Spanish Tide (two takes recorded)

12 NOV 1971 Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham, England (w/ America, Jeff Dexter) 13 NOV 1971 Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, England (w/ America, Jeff Dexter, Ladbrook Horns) 16 NOV 1971 Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth, England (w/ America, Jeff Dexter) 17 NOV 1971 Brighton Dome, Brighton, England (w/ America, Jeff Dexter) 20 NOV 1971 ABC Cinema, Hull, England (w/ America, Jeff Dexter) 21 NOV 1971 ABC Cinema, Stockton-on-Tees, England (w/ America, Jeff Dexter) 23 NOV 1971 The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England (w/ America, Jeff Dexter, Ladbrook Horns) 24 NOV 1971 The Stadium, Liverpool, England (w/ America, Jeff Dexter) 26 NOV 1971 Rainbow Theatre, London, England (w/ Terry Reid) 30 NOV 1971 Capitol, Cardiff, Wales 01 DEC 1971 Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England (w/ Help Yourself) 03 DEC 1971 Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland (w/ Spirogyra)

16 DEC 1971 BBC SESSION: In Concert BBC Playhouse Theatre, London, England First broadcast: 28 DEC 1971

Good News, Bad News Spanish Tide Part Of The Load Drowned In Wine Holding The Compass Between Blue and Me Children In My Own Time Take Your Partners The Weaver’s Answer

20 DEC 1971 Wolverhampton Civic Hall, North St, Wolverhampton, England

1972

05 JAN 1972 Public Halls, Blackburn, England 11 JAN 1972 Pink Floyd vs Family football match, England 13 JAN 1972 Green’s Playhouse, Glasgow, Scotland (w/ Help Yourself) 14 JAN 1972 Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland (w/ Help Yourself) 15 JAN 1972 Empire Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland (w/ Help Yourself)

15 JAN 1972 TV BROADCAST (France): Rockenstock Olympic Studios London, England

A Song For Me In My Own Time Children A Song For Me (Reprise) Recorded in the studio, most likely late 1971. Episode also features Pink Floyd.

17 JAN 1972 BBC SESSION: Sound of the Seventies BBC Maida Vale 5 London, England Broadcast: 27 JAN 1972


Between Blue And Me Children Spanish Tide Blind Holding The Compass Ipswich 1972 ticket

21 JAN 1972 Odeon Ipswitch, England w/ Linda Lewis, Help Yourself


22 JAN 1972 Odeon Cheltenham, England w/ Help Yourself


24 JAN 1972 Top Rank, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales 25 JAN 1972 Guildhall, Southhampton, England 26 JAN 1972 Town Hall, Watford, England (w/ B.B. Blunder) 29 JAN 1972 Manchester Metropolitan University, Crewe, England 03 FEB 1972 Imperial College, London, England

xx FEB 1972 Switzerland

07-20 FEB 1972 France Tour

17 FEB 1972 Palais Des Sports, Nancy, France (w/ Emmanuel Booz, Tribu)


18 FEB 1972 Besançon, France w/ Emmanuel Booz


19 FEB 1972 Salle Des Fetes Chalon-Sur-Saone, France w/ Emmanuel Booz


23 FEB 1972? Planten un Blomen, Halle 7, Hamburg, Germany (w/ Home)

25 FEB – 5 MAR 1972 Norway tour


14 MAR 1972 The Marquee, London, England (w/ Rory Gallagher, Stud, Atomic Rooster, If, Hardin & York, Beggar’s Opera) 16 MAR 1972 Orchid Ballroom, Purley, England 18 MAR 1972 Imperial College, London, England (w/ Gravy Train) 25 MAR 1972 Glen Ballroom, Llanelli, Wales 28 MAR 1972 Top Rank, Brighton, England 31 MAR 1972 Top Rank, Reading, England 02 APR 1972 Top Rank, Reading, England (w/ Byzantium)


06 APR 1972 TV BROADCAST (Belgium): Pop Shop


May 1, 1972 Roundhouse, London, ENG (Camden Festival '72, with Sam Apple Pie & Byzantium)


06 MAY 1972 Bickershaw Festival Lancashire, near Wigan, England w/ The Kinks, Sam Apple Pie


20 MAY 1972 Phillips Halle, Düsseldorf, Germany (w/ Hawkwind, Focus, Savoy Brown, Home, Mick Abrahams Band)


22 MAY 1972 Second British Rock Meeting, Insel Grün Germersheim, West Germany w/ Wishbone Ash, Atomic Rooster, Buddy Miles Express, Osibisa, Pacific Gas & Electric, Eloy, Home, Amon Düül II, Status Quo, Rory Gallagher, The Kinks, Humble Pie, Sam Apple Pie, Curved Air


23 JUN 1972 Mayfair Ballroom, Newcastle upon Tyne, England (w/ Audience)

SUMMER 1972 BBC SESSION: Bob Harris BBC Studios London, England Broadcast: (MONDAY) 23 OCT 1972

Broken Nose Ready To Go Dark Eyes Burlesque My Friend The Sun Coronation


02 JUL 1972 Roskilde Festival Roskilde, Denmark w/ The Kinks, Sha Na Na

John Wetton leaves Family owing to the usual musical differences and is replaced by ex-Blossom Toes and Stud guitarist Jim Cregan.

Charlie Whitney, Jim Cregan, Rob Townsend, Poli Palmer, Roger Chapman

FAMILY Mk VI Roger Chapman: vocals, tenor saxophone, harmonica, percussion John ‘Charlie’ Whitney: guitars, keyboards, mellotron, sitar Rob Townsend: drums, percussion Poli Palmer: flute, piano, vibes, synthesizers Jim Cregan: bass, guitars, vocals


19 JUL 1972 Torquay Town Hall, Torquay, England 21 JUL 1972 Queen’s Hall, Barnstaple, England 04 AUG 1972 Cavendish Hall, The University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, England 19 AUG 1972 Kursaal, Southend-on-Sea, England 04 SEP 1972 Austria, Vienna (unconfirmed) 05 SEP 1972 Germany, Heidleburg (unconfirmed) 12 SEP 1972 Iceland (unconfirmed)


16 SEP 1972 Buxton Pop Festival Buxton, England w/ Slade, Steppenwolf, Curved Air, John Kay Band, Uriah Heep, Wizzard, Wishbone Ash, Vinegar Joe, Wild Angels, Glencoe, Sunshine, Cold Comfort Farm

Good News, Bad News Part Of The Load Burlesque Spanish Tide Holding The Compass Top Of The Hill The Weaver’s Answer

17 SEP 1972 Locarno Electric Village, Bristol, ENG (with Man) 24 SEP 1972 Town Hall, Torquay, ENG 25 SEP 1972 Van Dike Club, Plymouth, ENG 26 SEP 1972 Cornell University Barton Hall, Ithaca, ENG

SUPPORTING ELTON JOHN ON THE 2ND LEG OF HIS NORTH AMERICAN TOUR IN 1972 27 SEP 1972 Music Hall, Boston, MA 28 SEP 1972 Music Hall, Boston, MA

Between Blue And Me Burlesque My Friend The Sun Holding The Compass Top Of The Hill The Weaver’s Answer

29 SEP 1972 New Haven Arena, New Haven, CT 30 SEP 1972 Spectrum Arena, Philadelphia, PA

Burlesque Good News, Bad News My Friend The Sun Holding The Compass Top Of The Hill The Weaver’s Answer

01 OCT 1972 Memorial Auditorium, Rochester, NY

Family did not perform according to attendee: “So we’re there at the concert and the DJ/MC comes out and announces that Family will not be playing and that another act, David Bromberg will open. I was devastated.”

02 OCT 1972 Montreal Forum, Montreal, QC

Family did not perform according to potential attendee: “The Montréal FORUM show had at first advertised Family as opening act. THAT was the only reason for me to go. Then it was changed to a local (?) act, a female singer. Cannot recall her name…(could be Lori Lieberman or similar act)”

05 OCT 1972 Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Canada

Good News Bad News Burlesque My Friend The Sun Holding The Compass Top Of The Hill The Weaver’s Answer

06 OCT 1972 Cobo Hall, Detroit, M 07 OCT 1972 Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, NY 09 OCT 1972 Nassau Coliseum, Nassau, NY 11 OCT 1972 Horton Field House, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 12 OCT 1972 Civic Culture Center, Wichita, KS 13 OCT 1972 Allen Fieldhouse, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 14 OCT 1972 Hilton Coliseum University of Iowa, Ames, IA 15 OCT 1972 Auditorium Arena, Denver, CO 18 OCT 1972 HIC Arena, Honolulu, HI 20 OCT 1972 Seattle Arena, Seattle, WA October 21, 1972 Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA (supporting Elton John) 22 OCT 1972 Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA 23 OCT 1972 LA Forum, Inglewood, CA October 25, 1972 Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA (supporting Elton John) 26 OCT 1972 Civic Plaza, Tucson, AZ 27 OCT 1972 San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, CA 28 OCT 1972 Civic Assembly Plaza, Phoenix, AZ (canceled for Elton to appear in London on 30 OCT 1972) 01 NOV 1972 Oklahoma State University, Gallagher Hall, Stillwater, OK 02 NOV 1972 Assembly Center Southwest, Tulsa, OK 03 NOV 1972 Fair Grounds Arena, Oklahoma City, OK 04 NOV 1972 Memorial Auditorium, Kansas, KS 05 NOV 1972 Municipal Auditorium, Dallas, TX 08 NOV 1972 Texas A & M Coliseum, College Station, TX 09 NOV 1972 Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, TX 10 NOV 1972 Assembly Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 11 NOV 1972 Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, TN 12 NOV 1972 Memorial Auditorium, Nashville, TN 14 NOV 1972 University of Alabama, Memorial Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, AL 15 NOV 1972 Atlanta Coliseum, Atlanta, GA

Good News, Bad News Burlesque My Friend The Sun Holding The Compass Top Of The Hill The Weaver’s Answer

16 NOV 1972 Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC 17 NOV 1972 Civic Center, Charleston, WV 18 NOV 1972 The Coliseum, Hampton Roads, VA 19 NOV 1972 Carnegie Hall, New York City, NY 20 NOV 1972 Carnegie Hall, New York City, NY 21 NOV 1972 Baltimore Civic Center, Baltimore, MD 22 NOV 1972 State Farm Arena, Harrisburg, PA 24 NOV 1972 Jacksonville Coliseum, Jacksonville, FL 25 NOV 1972 Jai Alai Fronton, Miami, FL 26 NOV 1972 Bay Front Center, St. Petersburg, FL 30 NOV 1972 Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth, England

Poli Palmer quits Family. Tony Ashton is the replacement.

02 DEC 1972 New Theatre, Oxford, England 05 DEC 1972 The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England 06 DEC 1972 Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham, England Setlist: Satd’y Barfly Top of the Hill Part Of The Load My Friend The Sun Children Holding The Compass Burlesque The Weaver’s Answer Rockin’ Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu Good News, Bad News

08 DEC 1972 Colston Hall, Bristol, England 09 DEC 1972 Capitol Theatre, Cardiff, Wales 10 DEC 1972 Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England 15 DEC 1972 Green’s Playhouse, Glasgow, Scotland 16 DEC 1972 Edinburgh Empire, Edinburgh, Scotland Setlist: Sat’d’yBarfly Part Of The Load Top Of The Hill My Friend The Sun Children Holding The Compass Burlesque The Weaver’s Answer Rockin’ Pneumonia & The Boogie Woogie Flu Let’s Have A Party

17 DEC 1972 Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

1973

Tony Ashton joins Family full-time, having initially stood in as a temporary replacement for Poli Palmer.

Rob Townsend, Tony Ashton, Jim Cregan, Charlie Whitney, Roger Chapman FAMILY Mk VII Roger Chapman: vocals, tenor saxophone, harmonica, percussion John ‘Charlie’ Whitney: guitars, keyboards, mellotron, sitar Rob Townsend: drums, percussion Jim Cregan: bass, guitars, vocals Tony Ashton: piano, hammond organ



14 JAN 1973 Coliseum London, England

Family scheduled, but didn’t play…all rock/pop concerts were banned at this venue, and Family was the first show affected by the ban

14 JAN 1973 Locarno Stevenage, England

16 JAN 1973 Portsmouth Guildhall Portsmouth, England


19 JAN 1973 Royal Festival Hall, London, England

Sat’D’y Barfly Part Of The Load Top Of The Hill Glove My Friend The Sun Children Only Sixteen Holding The Compass Burlesque Ready To Go The Weaver’s Answer

21 JAN 1973 Fillmore Dublin, Ireland


23 JAN 1973 Bray Auditorium Dublin, Ireland

Sat’d’y Barfly Part Of The Load Ready To Go My Friend The Sun Children Holding The Compass Top Of The Hill Burlesque The Weaver’s Answer Rockin’ Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flue


26 JAN 1973 BBC SESSION: In Concert BBC Paris Cinema, London, England

Burlesque Sat’rd’y Barfly Top Of The Hill My Friend The Sun Buffet Tea For Two Children Glove Ready To Go Holding The Compass Rockin’ Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flue

26 JAN 1973 The Free Trade Hall Manchester, England


27 JAN 1973 Country Cricket Club Northampton, England w/ Fat Grapple


29 JAN 1973 De Montford Hall, Leicester, England


31 JAN 1973 Top Rank Liverpool, England


February 1, 1973 City Hall, Sheffield, ENG (supported by Strider)

February 2, 1973 Guildhall, Portsmouth, ENG

February 3, 1973 Corn Exchange, Cambridge, ENG

February 4, 1973 Fairfield Hall, Croydon, ENG

February 7, 1973 Dome, Brighton, ENG

February 10, 1973 BBC Television Centre, London, ENG (UK TV "Full House" performing "Top Of The Hill" & "My Friend The Sun")

February 11, 1973 Locarno, Stevenage, ENG

February 24, 1973 Philipshalle, Dusseldorf, GER (with Home, Hawkwind, Golden Earring, Focus, Savoy Brown, Vinegar Joe, Mick Abraham’s Band)

07 MAR 1973 Leeds University Leeds, England w/ J.S.D. Band

14 MAR 1973 Brighton Dome, Brighton, England w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait


07 APR 1973 Civic Hall Guildford, England w/ Philip Goodhand Tait


08 APR 1973 Trentham Gardens Stoke-on-Trent, England w/ Philip Goodhand Tait


09 APR 1973 Leeds Town Hall, Leeds, England w/ Philip Goodhand Tait


15 APR 1973 Mayfair Ballroom Birmingham, England


16 APR 1973 City Hall Salisbury, Salisbury, England w/ Philip Goodhand Tait


24-29 APR Italian Tour


03 MAY 1973 Stockton-on-Tees, England w/ Philip Goodhand Tait

03 MAY 1973 ABC Cinema Stockton, England


04 MAY 1973 Newcastle City Hall Newcastle upon Tyne, England

05 MAY 1973 Edinburgh University Edinburgh, Scotland


08 MAY 1973 BBC SESSION: John Peel Show BBC Langham Studio 1 London, England Broadcast: 22 MAY 1973

Boom Bang Buffet Tea For Two Check Out

09 MAY 1973 Royal Hall, Harrogate, England


10 MAY 1973 Imperial College London, England w/ Philip Goodhand Tait


12 MAY 1973 Rainbow Theatre, London, England


June 10/11 1973 1st Summer Rock Festival, Radstadion, Frankfurt, Germany


29 JUN 1973 Bedford College London, England w/ Gary Moore Band


30 JUN 1973 Sheffield University Sheffield, England w/ Strider

02 JUL 1973 Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, England

xx JUL 1973 Italy

27 JUL 1973 Alexandra Palace, London, England (w/ Argent, Glencoe, Ellis)


FAMILY FAREWELL TOUR

02 SEP 1973 Britannia Pier Theatre, Great Yarmouth, England (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) 04 SEP 1973 The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) 05 SEP 1973 Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham, England (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) 06 SEP 1973 Locarno, Stevenage, England (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) 07 SEP 1973 Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne, England (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) 09 SEP 1973 Fairfield Hall, Croydon, England (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) 11 SEP 1973 Colston Hall, Bristol, England (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) 13 SEP 1973 De Montford Hall, Leicester, England (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) 15 SEP 1973 Brighton Dome, Brighton, England (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) 16 SEP 1973 New Theatre, Oxford, England (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) 20 SEP 1973 England, Liverpool, Empire (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) 22 SEP 1973 Rainbow Theatre, London, England (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait, Linda Lewis) 23 SEP 1973 Floral Hall, Southport, England 25 SEP 1973 Empire, Edinburgh, Scotland (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) Setlist: Top Of The Hill It’s Only A Movie Check Out Processions/No Mule’s Fool Buffet Tea For Two My Friend The Sun Sweet Desiree Burlesque Peace of Mind Hung Up Down The Weavers Answer/Hey Mr. Policeman In My Own Time

26 SEP 1973 Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) 27 SEP 1973 Sheffield City Hall, Sheffield, England (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) 28 SEP 1973 Capitol, Cardiff, Wales (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) 30 SEP 1973 Hard Rock, Bournemouth, England (w/ Phillip Goodhand-Tait) 02 OCT 1973 Locarno, Portsmouth, England 03 OCT 1973 Top Rank, Southampton, England 04 OCT 1973 Orchid Ballroom, Purley, England 05 OCT 1973 Brunel University, Uxbridge, England 06 OCT 1973 Aston University, Birmingham, England 08 OCT 1973 Top Rank, Swansea, Wales 12 OCT 1973 Bradford University, Bradford, England 13 OCT 1973 Leicester Polytechnic, Leicester, England

Rob Townsend joins Medicine Head Charlie Whitney & Roger Chapman keep working together with Streetwalkers

2013

01 FEB 2013 O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London, ENG (w/ Papa George)

02 FEB 2013 O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London, ENG (w/ Papa George)

16 AUG 2013 Clumber Park, Worksop, ENG (Rockin’ The Park 2013 w/ Asia, Caravan, Snakecharmer and Michael Chapman)

2014

30 JAN 02 Academy, Leicester, ENG (w/ Babajack)

01 FEB Shepherds Bush Empire, London, ENG (w/ In Laws)

2015

07 FEB England, Minehead, Bultins

Setlist:

Top of the Hill

The Weaver’s Answer

How-Hi-The-Li

Procession

Hung Up Down

No Mule’s Fool

Holding the Compass

Sat’d’y Barfly

Between Blue and Me

Burlesque

In My Own Time

My Friend the Sun

Sweet Desiree

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