Concert Details

9 August 1964 – The Yardbirds


Fourth National Jazz & Blues Festival


Venue: Richmond Athletic Association Grounds

City: Richmond, Surrey

Country: United Kingdom

Band Lineup:

Eric Clapton – Lead Guitar
Keith Relf – Vocals / Harmonica
Chris Dreja – Rhythm Guitar
Paul Samwell-Smith – Bass
Jim McCarty – Drums

Show Notes:

BBC Radio 1 recorded portions of the 3 day festival that were broadcast the same day in the evening. At the end of The Yardbirds’ set, they were joined by all guests listed above for a jam.

Following the gig, the band would prepare to leave on 10 August for their first European shows (Switzerland 14-21 August). However, Keith Relf is taken ill and hospitalized with complications from severe asthma. He would miss 6 weeks of performances. Mick O’Neil would fill in for the dates in Switzerland. Mike Vernon and Tony Carter would also fill in while Keith recovered.

Special Guest(s):

Ginger Baker
Graham Bond
Jack Bruce
Georgie Fame
Mike Vernon

Set List:

01. Boom Boom
02. I’m A Man
03. Little Queenie
04. Too Much Monkey Business
05. Respectable
06. Carol
07. Here ‘Tis

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