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9 August 1964 - The Yardbirds


Richmond Athletic Association Grounds Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey
United Kingdom
Fourth National Jazz & Blues Festival
Band Lineup: 
Eric Clapton – Lead Guitar 
Keith Relf – Vocals / Harmonica 
Chris Dreja – Rhythm Guitar 
Paul Samwell-Smith – Bass 
Jim McCarty – Drums
Special Guest(s): 

Ginger Baker
Graham Bond
Jack Bruce
Georgie Fame
Mike Vernon

Set List: 

01. Boom Boom
02. I'm A Man
03. Little Queenie
04. Too Much Monkey Business
05. Respectable
06. Carol
07. Here 'Tis

Show Notes: 

BBC Radio 1 recorded portions of the 3 day festival that were broadcast the same day in the evening. At the end of The Yardbirds' set, they were joined by all guests listed above for a jam.

Following the gig, the band would prepare to leave on 10 August for their first European shows (Switzerland 14-21 August). However, Keith Relf is taken ill and hospitalized with complications from severe asthma. He would miss 6 weeks of performances. Mick O’Neil would fill in for the dates in Switzerland. Mike Vernon and Tony Carter would also fill in while Keith recovered.

Official Recording: 

Train Kept A Rollin' (Charly LIK / 1993)
Yardbirds Story 1963-1966 (Charly Records / 2002)
Glimpses 1963-1968 (Easy Action / 2012)