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Dan Gould

Live Shows from the Past

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These have popped up in other threads but thought it would be neat to have a single thread people could contribute to.

I've got a temporary membership to newspapers.com (free for a week) so you can join in the fun if you want to sign up and see what comes up for your search.  First, the main subject of my searches:

Edit to add that this was in the February 13 1960 edition of The New York Age

 

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A report in the November 17 1960 Gazette & Daily of York PA stated that Coleman Hawkins was also going to be in the band. 

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No Percy here, alas.

 

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Tina Brooks - 7 january 1960 Newport .jpg

I can't recall seeing this, I think I would have remembered Rhode Island's Little Richard.  Sounds like a helluva show with that backing group. Its Newport Rhode Island January 1960, BTW.

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Percy was one of those guys who was determinedly "local," whatever that means in NYC. He went to Europe a few times, but also turned down, as I recall, a few more substantial opportunities.

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4 minutes ago, JSngry said:

As of this post, I have just learned about Billy Osborne, and to call his credentials impressive is putting it mildly...

http://rhodeislandmusichalloffame.com/site/?page_id=1689

http://www.ripopmusic.org/musical-artists/musicians/billy-osborne/

WOH.

And yet, "Rhode Island's Little Richard" wasn't included in either write-up.

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Some Philly area gigs. Jazz Cafe is from July 24 1981 Philadelphia Inquirer.  The church gig is May 20 1983 Inquirer.

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Hank was a guest at the Angry Squire in April 1986 but he led dates in Philly with the same singer that May.

 

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November 13 1970 Philly Daily News

 

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