ECLECTION

Latest Update: September 4, 2011

Copyright © 2004-2011 Ross Hannan and Corry Arnold. All Rights Reserved. Thanks are due to Colin Hill for his input.

 

A Family Tree

This is very much an early draft, but one day a complete tree will be unleashed upon an unsuspecting world.

Some Art

Performance History

Date Venue Performers Notes
16 October 1967 Royal Festival Hall, London Eclection (at least a subset thereof)  
01 December 1967 Middle Earth, Covent Garden, London Electric Prunes, Eclection, Sensory Armada, Spell, DJ John Peel  
30 April 1968 BBC Session - Top Gear Eclection Broadcast 12/05/1968
28 June 1968 BBC Session - Colour Me Pop (TV) Eclection  
06 July 1968 Magic Village, Manchester Eclection  
15 July 1968 BBC Session - David Symonds Show Eclection  
23 July 1968 BBC Session - Top Gear Eclection Broadcast 28/07/1968
29 July 1968 BBC Session - David Symonds Show Eclection  
30 July 1968 BBC Session - David Symonds Show Eclection  
31 July 1968 BBC Session - David Symonds Show Eclection  
01 August 1968 BBC Session - David Symonds Show Eclection  
02 August 1968 BBC Session - David Symonds Show Eclection  
03 August 1968 Southern Television - Time For Blackburn Eclection  
07 August 1968 ?? (formally Country Club), Belsize Park, London Eclection  
09 August 1968 Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London Family, Azoth (previously The Action), Devients, Eclection, Juniors Eyes, East of Eden, John Peel, Plastic Dream Machine, Moon & Sun Lights, Giant All-Star Jam Session - A Freak Show In aid of Community Charities
11 August 1968 Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury, Surrey [Afternoon]: Incredible String Band, Eclection, Sonya, The Johnstons, Al Stewart and Fairport Convention; [Evening]: DJ John Peel, Tramline, Dynaflow Blues, Fairport Convention, Chicken Shack, Jethro Tull, Traffic, Spencer Davis, John Mayall 8th National Jazz, Pop, Ballads and Blues Festival
12 August 1968 BBC One O'Clock Show Eclection  
24 August 1968 Hyde Park, London Fleetwood Mac, Ten Years After, Deviants, Family, Fairport Convention, Roy Harper, Eclection, Peter Sarstedt, Stefan Grossman Free Concert
31 August 1968 Middle Earth at the Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London Ten Years After, Eclection,  
01 September 1968 BBC Session - Top Gear Eclection, Fairport Convention, Tim Hardin, Fleetwood Mac  
04 September 1968 Marquee, Wardour Street, London Eclection, Keef Hartley Debut at the Marquee
11 September 1968 Marquee, Wardour Street, London Eclection, Gordon Smith  
15 September 1968 Bird Cage, Harlow Eclection  
25 September 1968 Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, Middlesex  Eclection, Village, Surrealist Adventure, Transcendental Aurora Light Show, DJ Jeff Dexter  
29 September 1968 Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Surrey The Nice, Julie Driscoll Brian Auger & The Trinity, Eclection, Spooky Tooth, Jethro Tull, David Ackles,  Alan Bown, Alan Price Set Olympop! - A Benefit for the British Olympic Appeal Fund
05 October 1968 Mothers, Birmingham Eclection  
09 October 1968 Marquee, Wardour Street, London Eclection  
11 October 1968 The Factory, Birmingham Eclection  
12 October 1968 University College, Gower Street, London Eclection, Proteus  
23 October 1968 Marquee, Wardour Street, London Eclection, Pegasus  
26 October 1968 London College Of Printing, London Jethro Tull, Eclection  
02 November 1968 BBC Session - Colour Me Pop (TV) Eclection  
03 November 1968 BBC Session - Stuart Henry Show Eclection  
06 November 1968 Marquee, Wardour Street, London Eclection, East of Eden  
08 November 1968 Student Union, Imperial College, Battersea, London Eclection  
18 November 1968 Resurrection Club, Black Bull, Whetstone, London Eclection  
19 November 1968 BBC Session - John Peel Show Eclection Broadcast 18/12/1969
01 December 1968 London Palladium, London Beach Boys, Eclection, Barry Ryan, Bruce Chanel, Vanity Fayre, Sharon Tandy & Fleur de Lys and The Majority  
02 December 1968 Colston Hall, Bristol Beach Boys, Eclection, Barry Ryan, Bruce Chanel, Vanity Fayre, Sharon Tandy & Fleur de Lys and The Majority  
04 December 1968 City Hall, Sheffield Beach Boys, Eclection, Barry Ryan, Bruce Chanel, Vanity Fayre, Sharon Tandy & Fleur de Lys and The Majority  
05 December 1968 Odeon, Manchester Beach Boys, Eclection, Barry Ryan, Bruce Chanel, Vanity Fayre, Sharon Tandy & Fleur de Lys and The Majority  
06 December 1968 Odeon, Birmingham Beach Boys, Eclection, Barry Ryan, Bruce Chanel, Vanity Fayre, Sharon Tandy & Fleur de Lys and The Majority  
07 December 1968 Capitol Theatre, Cardiff, Wales Beach Boys, Eclection, Barry Ryan, Bruce Chanel, Vanity Fayre, Sharon Tandy & Fleur de Lys and The Majority  
08 December 1968 Astoria, Finsbury Park, London Beach Boys, Eclection, Barry Ryan, Bruce Chanel, Vanity Fayre, Sharon Tandy & Fleur de Lys and The Majority  
08 December 1968 BBC Session - Top Gear Eclection  
10 December 1968 Odeon, Glasgow, Scotland Beach Boys, Eclection, Barry Ryan, Bruce Chanel, Vanity Fayre, Sharon Tandy & Fleur de Lys and The Majority  
14 December 1968 Mothers, Birmingham Eclection, Ron Geesin   
15 December 1968 Country Club, Belsize Park, London Eclection  
28 December 1968 Leyton Baths Hall, Leyton, Essex Eclection  
13 January 1969 BBC Session - David Symonds Show Eclection  
14 January 1969 BBC Session - David Symonds Show Eclection  
15 January 1969 BBC Session - David Symonds Show Eclection  
16 January 1969 BBC Session - David Symonds Show Eclection  
17 January 1969 BBC Session - David Symonds Show Eclection  
23 January 1969 Speakeasy, London Eclection  
25 January 1969 Lanchester Polytechnique, Coventry Eclection, Family Lanchester Arts Festival
27 January 1969 BBC Session - Tony Brandon Show Eclection  
28 January 1969 BBC Session - Tony Brandon Show Eclection  
28 January 1969 Klooks Kleek, Hampstead, London Eclection, Milkwood  
29 January 1969 BBC Session - Tony Brandon Show Eclection  
30 January 1969 BBC Session - Tony Brandon Show Eclection  
31 January 1969 BBC Session - Tony Brandon Show Eclection  
07 February 1969 Mothers, Birmingham Eclection  
28 February 1969 Fishmonger's Arms, Wood Green, London Eclection  
06 March 1969 Red Lion, Leytonstone, London Eclection  
14 March 1969 Bedford College, Regents Park, London Eclection, Love Sculpture, Soft Machine, Timebox, Steve Miller's Delivery, Forest, Dr K's Blues Band, Bridget St John, Ron Geesin, Gerry Shore  Bedford College Rag Ball
16 March 1969 Farx Club, Southall, London Eclection, The Ax, Pale Green Limousine Light Show  
18 March 1969 West Ham College of Technology, London Eclection, Circus, Mandrake Paddle Steamer Release Benefit
24 March 1969 The Dome, Brighton, Sussex Peter Sarstedt, Eclection  
25 March 1969 South Parade Pier, Southsea, Hampshire Country Joe and The Fish, Eclection, Explosive Spectrum and DJ Jeff Dexter  
03 April 1969 Van Dykes, Plymouth, Devon Eclection  
06 April 1969 Mothers, Birmingham Eclection, Fairport Convention   
21 April 1969 BBC Session - John Peel Show Eclection Broadcast 27/04/1969
23 April 1969 Pavillion, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire Eclection  
25 April 1969 Mothers, Birmingham Eclection  
26 April 1969 Portsmouth College of Education, Portsmouth, Hampshire Eclection, Harmony Grass  
27 April 1969 BBC Session - Top Gear Eclection  
11 May 1969 Mothers, Birmingham Eclection, Fairport Convention   
14 May 1969 Town Hall, East Ham, London Eclection, Gods  
20 May 1969 Speakeasy, London Eclection  
24 May 1969 Village Blues Club, Roundhouse, Dagenham, London Eclection  
25 May 1969 Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London Pink Floyd, Pretty Things, Family, Blossom Toes, Deviants, Mick Fleetwood, Mimi & Mouse, Jack Moore, Eclection, John Peel Benefit for Fairport Convention
29 May 1969 Van Dykes, Plymouth, Devon King Crimson, Yes, Eclection, Forest, Jackie Macauly & Judy Dyble (Trader Horne), Principal Edwards Magic Theatre, Bridget St John Benefit for Fairport Convention
30 May 1969 Van Dykes, Plymouth, Devon Eclection  
05 June 1969 Royal Albert Hall, London Richie Havens, Eclection, Caravan, The Poet & The One Man band  
22 June 1969 Farx Club, Southall, London Eclection  
06 July 1969 Mothers, Birmingham Eclection, Fairport Convention   
07 July 1969 Marquee, Wardour Street, London Eclection, Grail  
12 July 1969 Race Course, Nottingham, Notts The Nice, King Crimson, Eclection, Caravan, Yes, Juniors Eyes, Edgar Broughton Band, Idle Race, Status Quo, Streets of Sadness, John Peel "12 Hour Happiness"
21 July 1969 Marquee, Wardour Street, London Eclection, Grail  
25 July 1969 Lyceum Ballroom, Strand, London Roy Harper, Eclection, Liverpool Scene, Jody Grind  
26 July 1969 Civic Hall, Dunstable, Bedfordshire Eclection, Family  
03 August 1969 Country Club, Belsize Park, London Eclection  
04 August 1969 Marquee, Wardour Street, London Eclection, Cressida  
10 August 1969 Plumpton Race Course, Lewes, Sussex [Afternoon]: Pentangle, Long John Baldry, Magna Carta, Jo-Ann Kelly, Ron Geesin, Noel Murphy; [Evening]: The Nice, Family, London Cast of "Hair", Chris Barber, Keef Hartley, Eclection, Mick Abrahams' Blodwyn Pig, Circus, Hard Meat, Infinity, Babylon, Cuby's Blues Band 9th National Jazz, Pop, Ballads and Blues Festival
13 August 1969 Locarno, Sunderland Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, King Crimson, Eclection   
17 August 1969 Boat Club, Trent Bridge, Nottingham, Notts Eclection  
24 August 1969 Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London Eclection, Quintessence, Stray, Marsupilami  
25 August 1969 Marquee, Wardour Street, London Eclection, Circus  
29 August 1969 Wooton, Isle of Wight Marsupilami, Eclection, Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, The Nice Free Entry
06 September 1969 Civic Hall, Dunstable, Bedfordshire Fleetwood Mac, Eclection, Hard Meat, Eire Apparent, Junior's Eyes  
12 September 1969 Fishmonger's Arms, Wood Green, London Eclection  
14 September 1969 Rainsbrook, Rugby, Leicestershire Eclection, Roy Harper, Strawbs, Ralph McTell  
17 September 1969 Railway Hotel, Bishop Storford, Hertfordshire Eclection  
20 September 1969 Town Hall, Dudley, West Midlands Eclection  
23 September 1969 Speakeasy, London Eclection  
26 September 1969 Mothers, Birmingham Eclection  
27 September 1969 Philippa Fawcett College, Streatham, London Eclection  
28 September 1969 Coatham Hotel, Redcar Eclection, Third Ear Band  
29 September 1969 Marquee, Wardour Street, London Eclection, Gypsy  
03 October 1969 University College, London Blodwyn Pig, Aynsley Dunbar, Eclection  
04 October 1969 St Maryís College, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham Eclection  
16 October 1969 Greenís Playhouse, Glasgow  Fleetwood Mac, Eclection, The Sleaz Band  
18 October 1969 London School of Economics, London Eclection, Blossom Toes, Third Ear Band  
25 October 1969 Barking College, Barking, Essex Eclection  
02 November 1969 Country Club, Belsize Park, London Eclection  
08 November 1969 Essex University, Colchester, England Eclection, East of Eden  
09 November 1969 Wake Arms, Loughton, Essex Eclection  
09 November 1969 Groovesville, Epping, Surrey Eclection - replaced on the night by Wildmouth Cancelled Show
16 November 1969 Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London Edgar Broughton Band, Fairport Convention, Eclection, Juniors Eyes, Jody Grind, Man, Little Free Rock, Ginger Johnston, Kelly James,  Agroculture - Street Commune Benefit
21 November 1969 King's College, The Strand, London Eclection, Shape of The Rain  
23 November 1969 Boat Club, Nottingham, Notts Eclection - replaced on the night by Clouds Cancelled Show
26 November 1969 Newcastle University, Newcastle Eclection  
29 November 1969 Chelsea College Of Science, London Eclection, Gracious, John Dummer Blues Band  
05 December 1969 Goldsmith's College, New Cross, London Eclection, Tech-Neek, The Night People  
Unknown 1968 Club Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands Eclection  
Unknown 1968 City Hall, Newcastle Chicken Shack, Eclection, The Nice  
Unknown 1969 Club Lafayette, Wolverhampton Eclection