West Runton Pavilion & Cromer Links

North Norfolk's Legendary Live Music Venues of the 1960s, 70s & 80s

Bands who played at Cromer Links between 1964 and 1977 and at West Runton Pavilion between 1973 and 1983.  This list is largely taken from advertisements and flyers of the time.  Unconfirmed appearances are denoted by ?, bands who were advertised but did not actually play are shown in italics.  'WHAT FLO SAID' and 'WHAT FLO SAID NEXT' contain a full list of the dates these bands appeared.  Please email julie@whatflosaid.co.uk if you have any amendments.

 

Please note, this list is alphabetic by first name.  The word 'the' has been ignored at the start of all names.

 

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A

 

A II Z

Abject Blues

AC/DC

Accent

Acorns

Action

Adam & the Ants

Adicts

Adverts

Aerial FX

Airbridge

Al Collins Band

Al Matthews

Alan Bown Set

Alan Price Set

Alan Wade and the Hawkers

Albatross

Alberto y Los Trios Paranoias

Alex Wilson Set

All Things New

Alverna Gunn

Alvin Stardust

Amalgamation

American Train

Andy Desmond

Andy Fairweather-Low

Andy Peebles

Angel Witch

Angelic Upstarts

Animal Farm

Annapurna

Anti Nowhere League

Anti Pasti

Anvil

Applejacks

Apricot Brande

Arbre

Arrows

Art Lewis Sound

Aswad

Atomic Road Show

Atomic Rooster

Auntie Pus

Average White Band

Axe

 

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B

 

B A Robertson

Babe Ruth

Babylon

Back Door

Bad Manners

Badfinger

Badger

Bandito

Bandwagon

Barabbas

Barracudas

Barries Magazine

Barry Biggs

Barry St James Album Show

Bastille

Bavarian 'Oompah' Night

Be Bop Deluxe

Beaky and the Bobcats

Beano

Beat Men

Beats Ltd

Bedlam

Bedrock

Bees

Bees Make Honey

Belle Stars

Berry and the Treetops

Bethnal

Big K's disco

Biggles

Bilbo Baggins

Billy Fury & the Gamblers

Billy J Kramer

Billy Ocean

Billy Robinson Disco

Billy Storm and the Falcons

Bishops

Bitch

Bitter Suite

Black Gorillas

Black Jack

Black Slate

Black Stump

Black Widow

Blackfoot Sue

Blackjacks

Blackwood

Bliss

Blizzard of Ozz

Blond on Blond

Blue

Blue Angel

Blue Oyster Cult

Blue Street Soul

Blue Ulysses

Blue Velvet

Blueberry Hill

Bo Street Runners

Bob Davenport

Bobby Jean & the Combo D'Ecosse

Body Heat

Bohemians

Bombers

Boombaya

Boomtown Rats

Bow Wow Wow

Boxer

Boy Bastin

Boys

Boz and the Ray West Set

Bram Tchaikovsky

Bramble's Army

Brass Construction

Brent Peters and the Chessmen

Brett Marvin and the Thunderbolts

Brian and the Brunelles

Brindsley Schwartz

British Lions

Brokers

Bronx Cheer

Brother Lees

Brown Sugar

Bruce Woollie

Brush

Bryan and the Brunelles

Buddy and the Dimes

Budgie

Bumbly Hum

Bumper

Burlesque

Buster James Band

Butch

Butterscotch

Butts Band

Buzz

Buzzcocks

 

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C

 

Cadillac

Cado Belle

Caledonia

Californians

Camel

Can

Candy Choir

Capability Brown

Caravan

Carnival

Carol Grimes & London Boogie Band

Carvells

Casino

Caste

Cav

Chairman of the Board

Chaka Khan ?

Challengers

Champion

Chancery Lane

Charades

Charlie

Chaser

Cheaters

Cheeks

Chelsea

Cherokees

Cherry Vanilla

Chevy

Chic Applin Trio

Chicago Line

Chicken Shack

Chicory Tip

Chi-lites

Chilli Willi & the Red Hot Peppers

Choko

Chords

Chris Farlowe

Chris Harris (DJ)

Chris McClure Section

Chris Spedding

Chris Stainton's Tundra

Christie

Chuck Berry

Circus

Cisco

Cissy Stone

Citizens

City Boy

Clancy

Clash

Classix Nouveaux

Clearwater

Clientelle

Climax Blues Band

Clint Eastwood

Clud in the Boot

Clusters Track

Coast Road Drive

Cochise

Cock-a-Hoop

Cockney Rebel

Colin Copeman Combo

Coloured Raisins

Combo D'Ecosse

Commodores

Cool School with Sonny Childe

Cosmic Love

Count Bishops

Cousin David

Cozy Powell

Crackers

Crazy Cavan

Crazy Cavan & the Rhythm Rockers

Creation

Creed

Crocodile

Crow

Crown Heights Affair

Cruiser

Cruisers

Crunch

Crystalwood

Cuddly Toys

Cuff Links

Culture

Culture and the Revolutionaires

Cure

Curved Air

Custers Track

Cygnus

 

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D/E

 

Dafne

Damned

Danny Storm and the Strollers

Danta

Dark Star

Darryl Way's Wolf

Darts

Dave Amboy Big Band

Dave Anthony

Dave Lee Travis

Dave Quinton and the Cheaters

David

David Bowie & the Buz

David Hamilton

David Parton

David Sancious

Dead End Kids

Dead Fingers Talk

Dead Kennedys

Deaf School

Dear Mr Time

Def Leppard

Delegation

Denim

Denizens

Denny Laine Band

Department S

Desmond Dekker & the Aces

Detroit Soul Machine

Devetos

Devil's Coachmen

Diamond Head

Dickies

Dictionary of Soul

Dimitri

Dire Straits

Discharge

Diversion Danceband

DJ Demons

Django's Castle

Dobson's Choice

Doctors of Madness

Doll

Doug Gibbons and the Outsiders

Dougie Read (DJ)

Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Titch

Dr Feelgood

Dream Police

Drifters

Druid

Duane Eddy

Duffy Taylor

Dusk

Duster Bennett

Dyaks

 

Easy Beats

Easy Virtue

Ebony Keys

Echo & the Bunnymen

Eclipse

Eddie & the Hot Rods

Edgar Broughton Band

Edwin Starr

Electric Prunes

Ellis

Elton Chess

Elvis Costello

Embers West

Emerald Orchestra

Emily

Emily's Cake Shop

Emperor Roscoe

English Rogues

Epics

Equals

Espressos

Etc Incorporated

Ethel the Frog

Exit

Exodus

Exploited

Explosion disco

Export

Eyes

Eyes of Blond

 

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F/G

 

Fabulous Bohemians

Fabulous Poodles

Fabulous Thunderbirds

Fair Weather

Fairies

Fairy

Fancy Bred

Fandango

Far Image

Fascinatin' Rythym

Fast Buck

Fastback

FBI

Federation

Feel for Soul

Feet First

Felders Oriels

Felix

Fenmen

Ferris Wheel

Finger

Firestones and the Go Go Show

First Impression

Flaming Groovies

Flares

Flashcats

Fleur de Lys

Flies

Flight 56

Flirtations

Fly By Night Removals

Flying Hat Band

Flying Saucers

Fogg

Fortunes

Foster Brothers

Foundations

Four Tops

Fox

Frank Jennings

Frankie Miller

Freddie Fingers Lee

Freedom

Fresh

Fruit Eating Bears

Fruup

Fumble

 

G Squad

Gamblers

Gang of Four

Gary Glitter

Gary Holton's Gems

Gary James' Detroit Express Disco

Gary Moore Band

Gaskin

Gass

Gates of Eden

Gay Perez & Anna

Gaylords

General Saint

General Stream

Generation

Generation X

Geneveve & the Pirates

Geno Washington

Geno Washington & Ram Jam Band

Gentle Giant

Geoff Stinton Musicmen

Geordie

George Bean & the Runners

George Hatcher Band

George Melly in Concert

Gesse & the Gang

Giggles

Gillan

Ginger

Ginger Bread

Girl

Girlschool

Gladiators

Glass Wheel Showband

Glitter Band

Global Village Trucking Co

Glyder

Gnidrolog

God's Toys

Go-Go Show

Golden Earring

Gonzales

Gordon Giltrap

Graham Bond Organisation

Graham Fentons Matchbox

Graham Parker & the Rumour

Grant Tracy and the Sun Sets

Graphite

Grass

Greenslade

Grendel

Grind

Groundhogs

Group Survival

Guest

Guinevere

Gypp

Gypsy

 

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H/I

 

Hal Dizney Danceband

Hamilton Bohannon ?

Hamilton Movement

Hanoi Rocks

Hasleden Band

Hat Band

Hawkwind

Heatwave

Heavy Metal Kids

Heavy Metal Sound House Disco

Heinz & the Wildboys

Helios

Hello

Hellraisers

Herd

Hi Jacks

Hi Tension

Hieronymous Bosch

Hightimers

Highwaymen

Higsons

Holy Mackeral

Home Grown

Honey Bane

Honky

Hook Foot

Horslips

Hoss featuring Bob Walker

Hot

Hot Chocolate

House of Lords

How It Works

Howard Platt Disco Show

Huang Chung

Hucklebucks

Human Instinct

Humming Birds/Hummingbird

Hungry Horse

Hunter, The

Hustler

 

Ian & Danny Eaves & the Reformation

Ian Gillan Band

Ian Mac Disco

Ice

Iggy Pop

Iguana

Impacts

Impi

Inner Vision

International Disco

Inter-State Road Show

Interview

Invaders

Iron Maiden

Ivan St Clair & the System Soul Band

Ivy League

 

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J/K

 

J B Roadshow

J.A.L.N.

Jack the Lad

Jackie Lynn Show Band

Jailbait

Jam, The

James Royal and the Royal Set

Jane Seymour and the Boys

Jason Crest

Jay Lane

JE Young & the Tonics

Jeep

Jeff Beck Group

Jenny & the Heart Beats

Jenny Haan's Lion

Jets

Jigsaw

Jimmie Brown Sound

Jimmy Helms

Jimmy James & the Vagabonds

Jimmy Powell & the Five Dimensions

Joe O'Donnell

John Cale

John Mayall & his Bluesbreakers

John McFlare Band

John Miles

John Otway & his band

John Otway & Wild Willy Barrett

John’s Children ?

Johnny Carr & the Cadillacs

Johnny Carroll

Johnny Cougar

Johnny G

Johnny Kidd and the Pirates

Johnny Lofty Sounds

Johnny Storm and Memphis

Johnny Wakelin

Jo-Jo Gunn

Jolt

Jon Benna

Jonathan Kelly & Friends

Jonessy

Joy Division

Judas Priest

Judge Dread

Judie Tzuke

Judy Lindsey

Juicy Lucy

Julias Pam

Jumbo

Junior High and the Rockets

 

Kamakazee

Kandidate

Kangaroo Alley

Kav

KC Smith Band

KC and the Sunshine Band ?

Kenny

Khan

Kid Jensen

Kilburn & the High Road

Kilroy

King Arthur's Disco

King Cole Disco

King Crimson

King Pleasure

King Size Keen Show

Kinks

Kiss, The

Kite

Knack, The

Knives and Forks

Korvairs

Krakan

Krazy Kat

Kursaal Fliers

 

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L/M

 

Lalla Hanson

Lambrettas

Larry Bond and the Trojans

Last Wheel Showband

Leapy Lee

Leargo

Lee Bryan and the Boscats

Lee Kosmin Band

Lemon Honey Introduction

Lemon Meringue

Liberty Pavilion

Light Fantastic

Light of the World

Lightning Raiders

Linda Carr and the Love Squad

Linda Lewis

Linda Leyton Unlimited

Lindisfarne

Lion

Lionheart

Lips

Liquid

Little John and the Shadrocks

Liverpool Express

Lloyd

Loco

Locomotive

Lone Star

Long John Baldry & Bluesology

Long Tall Shortie

Look, The

Loose Ends

Love Affair

Lucky

Lynton Grae Sound

 

Ma Tumbi

Mac and Katie Kissoon

Mac Curtis Rockabilly & Carl Simmons

Mac Kissoon

Mad Lad Disco

Madame

Madness

Magazine

Magic Roundabout

Magnum

Magnus Swing Band

Majority

Malcolm James and the Callers

Mama's Boys

Mamma Bear

Mandarin Craze

Manfred Mann Chapter 111

Manfred Mann Earth Band

Maniax

Mannish Boys

Marc Bolan & T Rex

Marianne Faithfull

Marmalade

Marshall Hain

Marty Wilde and the Wild Cats

Matchbox

Matthew

Matthews Southern Comfort

Max Baer

Max Merritt & the Meteors

Maze

McArthur Park

McDivitt

McKitty

Meal Ticket

Meals

Mebo

Medicine Bow

Medicine Head

Mel Scott Feeling

Members

Memphis Index

Merlin

Merlin 'Q'

Merseybeats

Merseys

Merton Parkas

Mervyn and the Falcons

Mi££ionaires

MI5

Michael Chapman

Michael Schenker Group

Mick Abrahams Band

Mike Batt's Mad Hatters

Mike Berry & the Innocents

Mike Berry & the Original Outlaws

Mike Read

Million People

Missing Link Disco

Mister Toad

Mistral-tuacs

Mixtures

Modern Eon

Moggs

Mojo's

Money

Money Spiders

Mongrel

Monopoly

Montanas

Mooche

Moon

Moonshine

More

Mother Superior

Motivation

Motorhead

Motors

Motovatin'

Mott

Move

Movies

Moving Finger

Mr Big

Mr Superbad & His Mighty Power Band

Mud

Mungo Jerry

Murphy

Muscles

Music for Pleasure

Music Hath Charms

Mystine and the Coleradoes

 

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N/O

 

9 Below Zero

90 Degrees Inclusive

999

Narnia

Nashville Teens

Nasty Pop

Natural Gas

Nazareth

Neat Change

Needles

Neil Martell

Neill Christian & the Crusaders

Nelson's Column

Neo

New Arrival

New Generation

New Muzik

New Pickettywitch

New Silver Ace

Nick Turner's Inner City Unit

Nick Van Eede

Nimbus

Nite People

No Dice

Nocturne

Noel & the Fireballs

Noel Edmonds

No-Names

Norma & the Shade of Pale

Northern Soul Road Show

Nortones

Nosmo King and the Javels

Nutz

NW10

 

1, 2, 3

'O' Band

Oakley's Oracles

Odyssey

O'Hara's Playboys

One Eyed Jacks

Only Ones

Opel Butterfly

Orange

Orange Air

Oregon Rock Record Hop

Original Mirrors

Original Redcaps

Original Ultimate

Osibisa

Outcasts

Overlanders

Oxo Witney

Ozo

 

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P/Q

 

Paddy Green Set

Palm Beach Express

Pan's People

Paper Dolls & Bluesology

Paradox

Parchman Farm

Pat Travers

Paul Burnett

Paul Dean and the Soul Savages

Paul Gambaccini

Paul Nicholas ?

Paul Raven and the Pack

Pavement

Peaches

Pearlettes

Penetration

Pepperbox

Pereubu

Pete Douglas Combo

Peter Jay and the Jaywalkers

Peter Oliver

Peter Powell

Phase 5

Phil Manzanera Band

Phil Norman

Philip Goodhand Tait & Stormsville S

Philip Rambow

Phoenix

Phoenix City Soul

Pickettywitch

Pierre Moerlen’s Gong

Pink Fairies

Pinpoint

Pinto

Pin-Ups

Piranhas

Pirates

Planets

Plastic Penny

Plod

Plus Four

Poacher

P.O.D

Pole Cats

Police

Portland

Possessed

Praying Mantis

Preachers

Precious Few

Pretenders

Pretty Things

Prince Philip

Procession

Profile

Propaganda

Prophets

Psychedelic Furs

Pure Medicine

Purple Hearts

Pyramids

 

Q Tips

Quarter Moon

Quartz

Quasar

Queen

Quest

Quick and the Dead

Quiet Five

Quiver

 

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R

 

Racey

Racing Cars

Radio Caroline Road Show

Radio Luxembourg Road Show

Rage and the Bailey Brothers

Rainbow Cottage

Ram

Randy California & Friends

Rapids

Rare Bird/Rare Birds

Raw

Ray Ford and the Statesmen

Ray King Soul Band

Raymond Froggatt

Real Thing

Realistics

Reason Why

Records

Red Lightning Boogie Band

Reflections

Reformation

Refugee

Reggae Regular

Reggae Regulator

Remedy

Remould

Remus Down Boulevard

Renaissance

Revillos

Rhythm Hawk

Ribs

Rich Kids

Richard & Linda Thompson

Rick 'n' Beckers

Ricky Lee & the Hucklebucks

Right of Way

Rikki & the Last Days on Earth

Riot Squad

Roadrunner

Robert Rental and the Normal

Rock Island Line

Rockin' Berries

Rocking Roosters

Rockotto

Rockpile

Roger Cooke Trio & Elizabeth

Rokotto

Ronnie Mack Quartet

Roogaletor

Roosters

Root 'n' Jenny Jackson

Root 'n' Jenny Jackson & Hightimers

Rory Gallagher

Rosco Brown Combo

Rose Tattoo

Roulletes

Route 66

Roy Haig Trio

Roy Harpers Black Sheep

Roy Sund Holm

Roy Wood

Rubber Band

Rubettes

Ruby James & the Sound Trekkers

Rumble

Rumblestrips

Runaways

Running Dogs

Rupert

Rusty Spoon

Ruts

 

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S

 

720

Sable

Sad Café

Sadista Sisters

Saigon

Sailor

Saints

Salamander

Salt

Sam Apple Pie

Samson

Santers

Sapphires

Sarah Gordon

Sarah Gordon & Bondage

Sarah Gordon & the Little Free Rock

Sasparella

Sassafras

Satin and Silk

Savoy Brown

Saxon

Scapa Flow

Scaramoosh

Screamer

Screaming Lord Sutch

Screams

Searchers

Second Hand Band

Second Opinion

Secret

Secret Affair

Sector 27

Seige

Sensational Alex Harvey Band

Sex O Tech Disco

Sex Pistols

Shabby Tiger

Shade of Pale

Shades

Shaft

Shag Connors & the Carrot Crunchers

Shakin' Stevens & the Sunsets

Shanghai - Cliff Bennett & Nick Green

Shark

Sharrons

Shay

Sheer Elegance

Sherbert

Shock

Shock Treatment

Showaddywaddy

Shy Fly

Sidewinder/Sidewinders

Siege Band

Sight 'n' Sound

Silver Wing

Simon Bates

Simple Minds

Singing Gnomes

Siouxsie and the Banshees

Skatalites

Skin Alley

Skinn

Skybirds disco

Slack Alice

Slade

Slaughter & the Dogs

Sledgehammer

Sleepy Talk

Slik

Smokie/Smokey

Snafu

Social Status

Softies

Soho Jets

Some Other Guys

Sonic Invaders

Sonny Childe & the TNTs

Sonny Childe with Elders Consolidated

Sons of Fred

Sore Throat

Sorohan

Soul Concern

Soul Direction

Soul Kings

Soul of Lynton Grae

Soul Reaction

Soul Reasons

Souled Out

Sound Trekkers

Sounds Atlantic Road Show

Sounds Natural

Sparrow

Spartacus

Special Duties

Spectrum Road Show

Spencer's People

Spice

Spider

Spiders from Mars

Spiny Norman

Spitfire

Spizzles

Split Enz

Splodgenessabounds

Spriggans

Spring Offensive

Squire

St Cecelia

St Valentines Day Massacre

Stag

Staggerlees

Standing Room Only

Star featuring Peter Collins

Star Jets

Stargazers

Star-men Dance Band

Starry Eyed and Laughing

State Express

Station

Status Quo

Stealer's Wheel

Steel Pulse

Step

Steve Gibbons Band

Steve Hackett

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel

Stevenson's Rocket

Stiff Little Fingers

Stiffs

Stock Pot

Stone the Crows

Storm

Stormsville Shakers

Straight 8

Stranglers,

Straps

Strawbs

Stray

Stray Cats

Street Band

Street Fighter

Stress

Stretch

Strife

String Beats

String-Driven Thing

Studio Six

Style

Subjects

Subway

Sugar Simone and the Programme

Super Tramp

Supremes

Sutherland Brothers & Quiver

Suzi Quatro

Sweet

Sweet Ginger

Sweet Sensation

Sweet Shop

Sweet Water Canal

Sweet'Art

Swinging Blue Jeans

Syd Lawrence

Symbols

Syn

Syrian Blues

System

 

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T

 

2 Plus 2

20th Century Steel Band

Talisman

Tangent

Tanglewood

Tank

Tapper Zukie

Taurus

Tavares

Teezer

Ten Pole Tudor

Ten Years After

Terry Starr and the Planets

Theatre of Hate

Thin Lizzy

Third World

This and That

Thunder

Tiffany & the Thoughts

Tiffany Show

Tijuana Funtime with Cliffords Brass Barrel

Tikki, Takki, Suzy & Lies

Tim Moore

Time Box

Tina Charles

TNT

Tobruck

Toby Jug Band

Together

Tom Robinson Band

Tony Blackburn

Tony Charles Band & the Downbeats

Tony Charles Showband

Tony Way (DJ)

Top Toaster

Tornados

Tourists

Tours

Toyah Willcox

Toys

Traction

Tradition

Train

Tramline

Tramp/Tramps

Trapeze

Trax

Trayne of Thought

Treble Nine

Tremeloes

Trend Setters

Trends

Trespass

Trevor Copeman Band

Triangle

Tribe

Tribesman

Trickster

Trifle

Trimmer and Jenkins

Tristam Shandy

Troggs

Trojans

Troubleshooter

Tutch

TV21

Two Plus One

Tygers of Pan Tang

 

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U/V/W

 

UB40

UFO

UK Decay

UK Subs

Ultimate

Uncle Rufus Band

Undertones

Unicorn

Urchin

Urge

Uriah Heep

 

Van de Graaf Generator

Vanity Fare

Vapors

Vardis

Various Others

Vibrators

Vic Vergat

Vice Squad

Village Green Road Show

Vinegar Joe

Vinyard

Violinski

Voice

Voyager

 

Wages of Sin

Warlock

Warren Harry

Wasted Youth

Watch

Watson T Brown

Wayne Kennedy's Flash Cats

Weapon of Peace

Wedgwood

Whisky Martin

Whisper

White Lightning

Who, The

Wide Boys

Widowmaker

Wigan's Ovation

Wild Honey

Wild Horses

Wild Life/Wildlife

Wild Turkey

Wildfire

Wilko Johnson

Wilko Johnson's Solid Senders

Will Reynolds

Willie and the Poor Boys

Winders

Window

Winner

Wire

Wishbone Ash

Witchfynde

Woman

Wombles ?

Wood Butcher

World Champion Steel Band

Worth

Wranglers

Wreckless Eric

Writing on the Wall

Writz

 

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X/Y/Z

 

X-Ray Spex ?

XTC

 

Y Division

Yakety Yak

Yarramen

Yes n' No

Young Blood

 

Zebedees

Zenith Showband 

Zilch

Zippa

Zippa Kids   

Zoe             

Zorro

 

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