Can You Help? Hull Clubs in the Sixties Keith Fairhurst
I wonder if you can help me. I am searching for the name of a 1965 Hull beat club.
The club was at the end of a passageway between two buildings off a one-way street in the centre of the city. It had a small opening/courtyard in front of the main entrance. The passageway was on the right hand side as you travelled down the street.
I believe it was called The Black Cat Club or Kontiki Club and it had one main room with the cloakroom/refreshment bar near the door entrance and the stage at the other end. The group dressing room was upstairs to the side.
I would have thought that a lot of Hull teenagers of the time would have visited the club at least once and their ages would be now in the 58-63 years of age.
I played with my group, The Chosen Few there several times and am currently writing a book about the times as a member of a group in the 60's. If you know of anybody old enough who can remember the scene back then who could answer my question, it would be appreciated.
I got in touch John Science, who owned the Gondola Club in Hull back
in the sixties and he suggested contacting Johnny Patterson, Eric Lee, Pete Green or
Keith Herd (all part of the music scene in the 60's).
He's sure they will remember. If you're reading this and know any of these guys,
maybe you could ask about the club Keith's looking for?
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