2 Betty Plus Four Gigs (1974 A.D.)

Sat., Nov. 2, 1974, Club 41 (enlisted men’s mess), CFB Cold Lake (I saved/recorded in mono)

Set 1

Me and You and a Dog Named Boo–Lobo

Clap for the Wolfman–The Guess Who

Let Me Be There–Olivia Newton John

Suzanne–Leonard Cohen/Noel Harrison

Spiders and Snakes–Jim Stafford

Spinning Wheel–Blood, Sweat & Tears

Neverending Song of Love–Delaney, Bonnie & Friends

Greenback Dollar–Johnny Rivers

Rock Around the Clock–Bill Hailey and the Comets

Great Balls of Fire–Jerry Lee Lewis/Billy J. Kramer

Tossin’ and Turnin’–Bobby Lewis/Chad Allan

Daisy a Day–Jed Strunk

It’s So Nice To Be with You–Gallery

Long, Long Time to Get Old–Ian & Sylvia

Break My Mind–Olivia Newton-John

Carry on–The Bells?

Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da–The Beatles

Down on the Corner–CCR

Sensuous Woman–Don Gibson

Save the Last Dance for Me–The Drifters

Honky Tonk–Bill Doggett

Sundown–Gordon Lightfoot

Rock Medley: Johnny B. Goode–Chuck Berry, Whole Lotta Shakin’–Jerry Lee Lewis, Roll Over Beethoven–Chuck Berry/The Beatles

Knock Three Times–Tony Orlando & Dawn

Maybelline–Chuck Berry/Johnny Rivers

Green Green Grass of Home–Tom Jones/Pozo Seco

He Was Me, He Was You–The Bells

Set 2

Blue Suede Shoes–Carl Perkins

Foxy Lady–Jimi Hendrix Experience

Funny Face–Donna Fargo

Top of the World–The Carpenters

The Snakes Crawl at Night–Charley Pride

Beatles medley: A Hard Day’s Night/I Should Have Known Better/Hey Jude

Since I Met You Baby–Ivory Joe Hunter

The Anniversary Song–traditional


Delta Dawn–Helen Reddy

Under the Double Eagle–instrumental

The Midnight Special/The Midnight Hour–Johnny Rivers

Cecilia–Simon & Garfunkle

A New World in the Morning–Roger Whittaker

Abilene–George Hamilton IV

Sweet Gypsy Rose–Tony Orlando & Dawn

Bad Moon Risin’–CCR

Beautiful Sunday–Daniel Boone


(We played a fair bit of older rock (’50s) because the other band members and most audiences in the area were about 10 years older than me (24-25). We were also in an area served by nearby country radio stations.)

December 1974, Club 41 again (recorded in split stereo)

Both sets

Spinning Wheel

This Is My Happy Song– ?

Then Came the White Man–The Stampeders

Let It Ride–BTO

Neverending Song of Love

Daisy a Day

Greenback Dollar

Clap for the Wolfman

He Was Me, He Was You


Me and You and a Dog Named Boo

Save the Last Dance/Don’t Let Me Down medley–The Beatles

Oh What a Feeling!–Crowbar

Spiders and Snakes

Sitting on Top of the World

Knock 3 Times

Sensuous Woman

Silver Bells–Xmas song

I Shot the Sheriff–Eric Clapton

If You Love Me–Olivia Newton-John

Brother Louie–Stories


Rock Around the Clock

Johnny B. Goode

Since I Met You Baby

Honky Tonk

Rock ‘n’ Roll Music–Chuck Berry

What I’d Say–Ray Charles

Lucille–Everly Bros.

Bring It On Home to Me–Sam Cooke/The Animals

Love Potion #9–The Searchers

Memphis–Chuck Berry/Johnny Rivers, Maybelline

Blue Suede Shoes

All I Have to Do Is Dream–Everly Bros.

Midnight Special/Midnight Hour medley

Tossin’ and Turnin’

Break My Mind Behind Closed Doors–Charlie Rich

Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da

Bad Moon Rising

New World in the Morning

Big Bad Leroy Brown–Jim Croce

Beautiful Sunday

Bidin’ My Time–Anne Murray

The Snakes Crawl at Night

Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying–Gerry and the Pacemakers

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