Flamingo Club

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Topic: Flamingo, Farnworth
Paul webmaster says...
Just added the page - any memories?
1st June 2014 8:53pm
Graham Wray says...
Hi1 Paul. yes I remember The Flamingo Club, it was the old Hippodrome Cinema on Egerton Street. I used to go there with a gang of mates, I was only 17 at the time and some of the lads were even younger. The compere was "Eddie Earl", a true ... Read More
8th August 2014 10:31pm
Graham Wray says...
In my earlier comment about the Flamingo in Farnworth I mentioned a resident band and it was not the Statesmen but Fitz n Startz. A great band. UnsureSorry for any mix up. :Blush
8th August 2014 10:41pm
paul stevens says...
Hi Paul,think Graham Wray was right first time as The Statesmen were resident at Flamingo Club in early 60s with the excellent Bernie Bates from Ashton on lead vocals.Worked there with my group Paul Stevens and the Javelins and Eddie Earl was indeed ... Read More
16th August 2014 11:45pm
Dennis Halls says...
Hi Paul, I was the drummer in The Statesmen and we were resident at The Flamingo Club and The Princess Club in Chorlton we doubled both clubs 4 nights per week for about a year,Bernie Bates was indeed the singer with The Statesmen,the best singer ... Read More
1st November 2016 5:03pm
Margaret Gilmore says...
is there any photos of the Flamingo club that was the old Hipperdrome cinema on Egerton Street ?
25th September 2015 6:01am
Neil Smith (Bolton) says...
Interesting to read the name Eddie Earl; I used to play guitar for him at the Hippodrome and I think that was before it became Flamingo. We had quite few pre-famous acts then; always found Freddie Star a real laugh. Eddie + me teamed up later at ... Read More
31st July 2017 4:09am

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