Alan Plater in Newcastle upon Tyne - the 1950's

from Doggin' around, page 43:

The memories mingle in a kaleidoscope of images and music.  The Kirchin Band - largely forgotten these days but for a while one of the wildest outfits around, operating in the Dizzy Gillespie big band tradition - played in the city on the same day that Tottenham Hotspurs had played Newcastle United at St James' Park.

cite as

Alan Plater, Doggin' around (:London, 2006), p. 43. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1446582865787 accessed: 4 December, 2021

location of experience: Newcastle upon Tyne

Listeners

Alan Plater
Broadcaster, Teacher, Writer
1935-2010

Listening to

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Big Band performed by The Kirchin Band

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1950's
Medium live

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Tue, 03 Nov 2015 20:34:25 +0000
Approved on Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:54:36 +0100