Starry Eyed And Laughing
www.starryeyedandlaughing.com
28-May-73    Duke Of Clarence Shepherds' Bush London
2-Jun-73    Start of a Saturday night Residency
  at The Duke for Tony Poole and
  Ross McGeeney.
Over the summer, the duo continued
  to busk and record demos with
  Bob Parsons.
David Griffiths of Panda heard a tape
  and put them in a Hampstead Studio
  owned by Steve Hall, a consummate
  musician\songwriter\producer.
More songs were recorded on his
9-Jun-73   
16-Jun-73   
23-Jun-73   
30-Jun-73   
7-Jul-73   
14-Jul-73   
21-Jul-73   
28-Jul-73   
4-Aug-73   
11-Aug-73   
18-Aug-73      8-track, and Hall joined on
25-Aug-73      Vocals & Bass, playing his 1st gig at
31-Aug-73    The Half Moon, in Putney
Poole, McGeeney and Steve Hall (Photo:Bob Parsons)

 Panda meanwhile hired booking agents Belltime,
 owned by Murray Brown, whose son Nick was a drummer. 
 Nick joined, and the quartet
 began rehearsing, eating and
 sleeping 24/7 in a Nissen Hut
 in Bromley, South London.
1-Sep-73    Duke Of Clarence
8-Sep-73    TP & RM played the last 4 weekends  
15-Sep-73      of the Duke Residency, prior to their  
22-Sep-73      1st gig as a 4-piece at the  
30-Sep-73    Angel Underground, Bishops Stortford
               Concerts: May - September 1973
 First gig as Starry Eyed And LaughingTony Poole & Ross McGeeney at The Duke of Clarence (Photo:Bob Parsons)
Nissen Hut Rehearsals
Poster for the Angel Gig (Photo:Bob Parsons)
Tony Poole & Ross McGeeney at The Duke of Clarence (Photo:Bob Parsons)
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From the 28th May 1973 until their last gig on 5th April 1976, the band played a total of 312 live shows including 3 live radio sessions and 1 TV show - approximately one every 3 days ...

Many thanks to Doug Dean for providing missing dates and info !