Concert Details

1 September 1963 – Casey Jones & The Engineers


Venue: Various Venues

City: Northern Beat Circuit

Country: United Kingdom

Band Lineup:

Brian Casser – Vocals
Eric Clapton – Guitar
Dave McCumisky – Guitar
Tom McGuinness – Bass
Ray Stock – Drums

Show Notes:

EC plays seven gigs over several weeks on the Northern Beat and Cabaret Circuit. The first show was at the Civic Hall in Macclesfield, Cheshire. Performances followed at The Oasis and the Belle Vue Amusement Park, both in Manchester, Lancashire. At the Civic Hall and The Oasis gigs, The Engineers were also required to back cabaret singer Polly Perkins.

Brian Casser began using the stage name “Casey Jones” with this band. Casser led the first notable beat group in Liverpool, Cass & The Cassanovas. Following the band’s demise, he formed Casey Jones & the Engineers and later, as leader of Casey Jones & the Governors, became successful in Germany in the mid-1960s achieving six top 40 singles.

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