New Mexico: 1980-82

Bands: The Jolly Rogers Band -> The Grandmothers -> Capt. Glasspack & His Magic Mufflers -> Young-Kardo-Black

[Note: Background Colors = blue: rehearsing/recording; = pink: bad event; = lilac: good event]

1980-82

 

Date

Country

City

Venue

Comments / Sources

1980

JCB moves up to Albuquerque to live with Houston, begins working in "Sound Warehouse"

Early in year

 

 

 

Compiling Welcome Back Geronimo Black with Phil. Appelbaum

Aug

USA

LA

FZ Studios

Recording for You Are What You Is ((Frank Zappa & MOI)

Sept 1

 

Albuquerque

94 Rock

Radio Studio - Live, with Uncle Bill

Oct?

 

 

 

Recorded and produced with P.Appelbaum song 'Thank You Mr Bill';" just before the ... election" [JCB]

Oct 12

 

Albuquerque

Johnsons Gym

JCB Sings 'Harder Than Your Husband' with Zappa band (Frank Zappa & MOI), Husta in attendance; Ran on KGGM-TV on October 13, 1980

   

Sound Warehouse

(FZ: They needed a substitute guitar player) JCB: He's a musical genius? Aired post-show

Late Fall

 

 

 

Recorded 'Albuquerque Bound' and released single b/w 'Thank You Mr Bill' and Welcome Back Geronimo Black

Late Fall

   

In California for photo-shoot for GM Anthology album (to be released)

1981

Jolly Rogers Band:

 

 

 

Rehearsing for 50s Rock Show

Feb 20

USA

Albuquerque

Four Seasons Motor Inn

"Put together" Fundraising 50s Rock Show for New Heart Foundation with Jolly Rogers band

Mar?

 

 

 

Recorded and produced Clearly Classic with Jolly Rogers

Grandmothers:

   

(JCB, DP, BG, WF, TF, TDuran)

April

 

LA

 

rehearsals for Grandmothers upcoming  tour

Western Tour

    

?

USA

Boulder?

Boulder Theater

1981 or 1982? [Ref: a Poster - original or copy? genuine?]

Mid-May

 

Vancouver

 

Following gigs in this blue - JCB's recollections

?

 

Seattle

  

?

 

Eugene, Or

 

Husta meets JCB here and they travel overland together for a week down to LA.

?

 

Eureka, Cal

  

?

 

San Francisco

 

2 nights

June 1

 

LA

The Roxy

Source: Letter from Rudolph Deistler of 3.12.01; unitedmutations/grandmothers; K7 Recording dated this

European Tour #1

    

?

 

 

 

3 days rehearsal in Copenhagen

?

Denmark

Copenhagen

 

Gig - 3rd night after arriving?

?

Sweden

Lund

  

?

 

Gothenburg

  

?

Denmark

Copenhagen

 

In transit?

June 14

Denmark

Odense

 

K7 Recording dated this; CD Masters

?

Norway

Bergen

 

Here a few days, then flew to Oslo and drove ...

June 17

 

Hamar via Oslo

 

drove (30 Swedish miles?) to ...Hamar... for press conference and returned to Oslo the next day, flying onto Stockholm for gig [JCB]; unitedmutations/grandmothers

June 18

Sweden

Stockholm

Gladjehuset

unitedmutations/grandmothers

June 19

Norway

Hamar

Hosbjor

"Hamarfestivalen" unitedmutations/grandmothers

June 21

Denmark

Copenhagen

 

JCB says Rattskeller, he may mean Roskilde, which is 35 km from Copenhagen; Source: Letter from Rudolph Deistler of 3.12.01

(

   

2 days off - then by train to Hamburg)

?

Germany

Hamburg

Uncle Pös

Promo gig

?

 

Stuttgart

  

?

 

Munich

  

?

 

Dusseldorf

  

?

 

Hanover

  

June 26

 

Hannover

Rotation

unitedmutations/grandmothers; K7 Recording

(

   

night off)

June 21?

Germany

West Berlin

Quartier Latin

unitedmutations/grandmothers

?

 

Hamburg

Markthalle

Recorded for German TV? Ref: JCB VHS video library

July 08

Holland

Amsterdam

Paradiso

Source: Letter from Rudolph Deistler of 3.12.01; unitedmutations/grandmothers

10/7/81 - Live at Ribe

Denmark

Ribe

 

Minidisc recording; "Ring-Fin"(sic) Festival; 10000 present; K7 Recordings dated this

July 14

 

Odense

 

JCB Collection: Bootleg CD

?

Sweden

Stockholm

 

next day caught plane to Copenhagen with onward connections to NYork [JCB]

Eastern Tour

    

July

USA

Long Island, NY

Your Father's Place

 

?

 

New York

 

"not far from the Village” [JCB]

?

 

Trenton, NJ

  

Aug

 

 

 

JCB plays drums on 'Green Weenie' on S.Terrell's Potatoheads for ... Album

Back in LA

    

?

USA

San Francisco

 

Gigs listed in this blue as per JCB Memoirs

?

 

Monterey

  

Oct 31?

 

Hayward California Halloween

Frenchy's

 

Nov 04

 

Santa Cruz

 

unitedmutations/grandmothers

Nov(Dec) - May(Mar)

 

Cerillo, N. M.

Kludget Sound Studios

The Grandmothers - 1st album studio recordings; Ref. K7 dated Apr 30 1982, which includes tour dates! In 2002, on Liner notes for Eternal Question, JCB says between Nov & May which includes live recordings!

1982

Grandmothers:

   

(JCB, DP, WF, TF, MMiller,TMorales on drums)

European Tour #2 (Mar 15-28)

   

Ref: JCB's copy of Tour Schedule that lists all venues, hotels etc.

Mar 15

   

Arrive from LA

Mar-16

Sweden

Stockholm

Club Glaedeshuset

Rehearsal

Mar-17

 

Stockholm

Club Glaedeshuset

Show

Mar-18

 

Gothenburg

Club Errolds

 

Mar-19

 

Lund

Club Sparta Olympen

 

Mar-20

Denmark

Roskilde

Club Paramount

 

Mar-21

 

Albertslund

Culturehouse

"Albertslund-huset"; unitedmutations/grandmothers

Mar-22

 

Odense

Club Pakhuset

 

Mar-23

 

Arhus

Club Stakladen, Arhus University

 

Mar-24

 

Copenhagen

Christiana

The Grey Hall

Mar-25

Germany

Hamburg

Markthalle

Additional Source: Letter from Rudolph Deistler of 3.12.01

Mar-26

 

Berlin

Club Quartier Latin

 

Mar-27

 

Berlin

Club Quartier Latin

 

Mar 28

   

Return to LA; GMs break up and album doesn't get produced as a result

Captain Glasspack & His Magic Mufflers:

   

Based in Santa Fe [JCB]

Formed in June; 6-7 piece group: David Gilliland & George Langston, guitars; Sherman Rubin, keyboards; Mike Waggoner, steel guitar; Tony Young, bass; Jimmy Carl, drums [Source D. Young]

July 27-29

 

Santa Fe

Source: New Mexican newspaper - "Chatterbox" section (undated cutting) [JCB library];

1st public performance (K7 - dated);

Poster [Source D. Young]

Aug 16 Santa FePoster [Source D. Young]
Aug 21 Santa Fe

Ben's Lounge

"was once located downstairs at Inn of the Governors" (D. Young)

Poster [Source D. Young]

Aug 30 Santa Fe
Poster [Source D. Young]
Sept 13-14 Santa FePoster [Source D. Young]
Sept 24-25  

Santa Fe


Poster [Source D. Young]

 

Albuquerque

 

[Source D. Young]

 

Angel  Fire

 

[Source D. Young]

 

Anthony

 

Anthony Gap [Source D. Young]

 

Silver Springs

 

[Source D. Young]

...

    

Sept?

 

 

 

Interview for New Mexican newpaper re recent move to Taos and new band - Captain Glasspack and His Magic Mufflers; Husta graduates in Aug. (M.A.) and moves to teaching job in Taos, NM

...

 

 

 

 

Oct 1-2

 

Taos


Poster [Source D. Young]

Oct 14

 

Santa Fe

Poster [Source A. Young]

Oct 15-16

 

Santa Fe

Poster [Source D. Young]

...

    

Dec 31

 

Santa Fe

Source: photo - JCB singing at a cabaret in Santa Fe

Poster [Source D. Young]

late 82/early 83

 

Taos, NM

KVNM Radio Show

JCB is guest announcer - when JCB was living in Taos 

Young-Kardo-Black:

   

Three-piece with Kardoriffic on guitar and vocals; played at small venues when not playing with Captain Glasspack and eventually playing more often [Source: D. Young]

...

  

 

 

  Los Alamos

Fireside theater

[Source: D. Young]

  Taos

Amizette Inn

[Source: D. Young]

Dec

 Taos

Ogilvie's

Christmas Benefit for needy children; Guest: Michael Martin Murphy [Source D. Young]

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