Lee Gordon & Headliners Concert Cover Scans
Lee Gordon and Headliners Concert Programs
Images added 11th February, 2001. Many thanks to Vince Spiteri for the use of his concert programs.
Will add some further programs when I can dig them out.
Also, if anyone can help with scans of tickets for any of the shows, would be appreciated :-)
lg.jpg Bill Haley and his Comets, The Platters, Freddie Bell and the Bellboys, La Vern Baker, Joe Turner.
Toured January 1957 - appearing in Melbourne 14-16 January, 21-23 January 1957.
lg1.jpg The Big Show featuring Little Richard, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent & his Blue CapsAlis Lesley.
Toured October, 1957 appearing in Melbourne 8-10th October, 1957.
lg2.jpg The Big Show with Paul Anka, Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly and the Crickets, Jodie Sands, Johnny O'Keefe and the Dee Jays.
Toured January - February, 1958 appearing in Melbourne on the 4-5th February, 1958.
lg3.jpg Johnny Cash Show featuring Gene Vincent, The Playmates, The Tennessee Two, Robin Luke, Frankie Sardo, Bobby Day, Col Joye & the Joy Boys
Toured April, 1959.
lg4.jpg All American Rock Spectacular featuring Duane Eddy, Johnny Restivo,Crash Craddock, The Diamonds, Eddie Cochran, Santo & Johnny.
Toured January, 1960 appearing in Melbourne on 27-28th January, 1960.
lg5.jpg The Battle of the Big Beat featuring Lloyd Price, Conway Twitty, Kalin Twins. Linda (Ambrose) Laurie, Col Joye & the Joy Boys, Johnny Rebb & the Rebels, Johnny O'Keefe & the D.J's, Dig Richards & the R.J's, Johnny Devlin & the Devils, The Delltones.
lg6.jpg Parade of Stars featuring Tommy Sands, Frankie Avalon, The Sharks, The Platters, Johnny Rebb
lg7.jpg Big Show with The Everly Brothers, Crash Craddock, Bobby Rydell, Marv Johnson, The Champs, The Crickets, Lonnie Lee
Toured May, 1960.
lg8.jpg Sal Mineo, Everly Brothers, Tab Hunter, Col Joye & the Joy Boys, Johnny Rebb & the Rebels, The Delltones, Johnny Devlin, Johnny O'Keefe & the D.J's, Princess Rora
lg9.jpg Lee Gordon Presents The Twist featuring Chubby Checker, Bobby Rydell, Del Shannon, Diane Hilton, The Peppermints, Johnny High
lg10.jpg The Big Show - Frank Sinatra 1955 Tour featuring Frank D'Amore, Lois Ray, Ann MacCormack
lg11.jpg The Big Show - Johnnie Ray 3rd Australian Tour, 1956 featuring Leo De Lyon, The Holly Sisters, Peg Leg Bates, Lola Dee
lg12.jpg Lee Gordon presents Frankie Laine (2nd Australian Tour, 1956) with Eileen Barton, Buddy Rich, Joe "Fingers" Carr, Stan Freberg, Joe Martin and the Tune Twisters.
lg13.jpg Lee Gordon presents Nat King Cole (2nd Australian Tour, 1956) with Lillian Briggs, Marty Allen and Mitch DeWood, George Kirby
lg14.jpg Lee Gordon presents Johnnie Ray (4th Australian Tour, 1957) with Graeme Bell's Skiffle Gang, Vic Sabrino, Joe Martin, Patricia Smith.
lg15.jpg The "Record Star Parade" featuring Don Cornell, Stan Freberg, Joe "Fingers" Carr, Buddy Rich, The Nilsson Twins, Joe Martin and the Tune Twisters.
lg16.jpg Lee Gordon presents Frank Sinatra with Stan Freberg, Red Norvo & his American Orchestra.
lg17.jpg Lee Gordon presents Sammy Davis Jr. with The Australian Jazz Quintet, Diana Trask.
lg18.jpg The Second Record Star Parade (1957) with Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra, Stan Kenton & his Orchestra,Guy Mitchell, Cathy Carr.
head.jpg Headliners present "The Most Show" featuring Johnny Mathis with the Frank Owens Quartet, The Diamonds, Miss Terri King, Arthur Duncan, Ray McGeary, Milton Mitchell & Lee Neilsen.
head1.jpg Headliners present "Shower Of Stars" featuring Chuck Berry, George Hamilton IV, Bobby Darin, Jo-Ann Campbell, Johnny O'Keefe & the Dee-Jays, Ray McGeary, Flying Warrens.
head2.jpg Headliners present Jimmie Rodgers featuring Dodie Stevens, Graham Kennedy (Melbourne only), The Champs, Tommy Cole, Art Duncan, Ray McGeary, Margie Mills, Barbara Virgil (Melbourne only), Frank Ifield (Sydney & Brisbane only)
lg-la.jpg Lee Gordon presents Louis Armstrong, with Velma Middleton, Peg Leg Bates, Gary Crosby, Rose Hardaway & Joe Martin
Images added on the 15th March, 2003 are courtesy of Rick McArdie
lg19.jpg Lee Gordon presents Nat King Cole with Georgia Lee, Yolanda & Antonio Rodrigues, Joe Martin, The Gill Bros. & Joe Jenkins.
lg20.jpg Lee Gordon presents Harry Belafonte with The Vocal Three, Bruce Baggett, Sherman Sneed & Billy Stewart.
Image added on the 16th of February, 2005 courtesy of Mal Rees.
lg21.jpg Lee Gordon presents Pat Boone
Image added on the 19th March, 2006 - courtesy of David L. Crisp
frankie.jpg Another Frank Sinatra program
Images added on the 14th of March, 2007 Courtesy of Dave Agius.
confranc.jpg Lee Gordon presents Connie Francis with Bobby Vee, Johnny Burnette, Donnie Brooks, The Ventures & Guest Artist Col Joye & The Joy Boys.Toured 1961
bobrydell.jpg Lee Gordon presents Bobby Rydell starring in All American Rock Spectacular with Brenda Lee, Duane Eddy & his group, Chubby Checker, Oliver Cool & Guest Artist Col Joye & The Joy Boys. Toured 1961.
Image added on the 30th April 2007 courtesy of Hans Kunzel.
img407.JPG Poster for Connie Francis, Bobby Vee, Johnny Burnette, The Ventures and Col Joye & the Joy Boys.
Images added on the 18th of August, 2007
LG_BALC.jpg Lee Gordon presents Bud Abbott & Lou Costello
LG_BD1954.jpg Lee Gordon presents Billy Daniels
LG_BH.jpg Lee Gordon presents Bob Hope
LG_BH1957.jpg Lee Gordon presents Bill Haley & the Comets
LG_FL.jpg Lee Gordon presents Frankie Laine
LG_JR1955.jpg Lee Gordon presents Johnnie Ray - 1955
LG_LA1954.jpg Lee Gordon presents Louis Armstrong - 1954
LG_NKC.jpg Lee Gordon presents Nat King Cole - 1955
Images added on the 4th of September, 2007
annjazz.jpg Lee Gordon presents the 1st Annual International Jazz Festival featuring Teddy Wilson, Sarah Vaughn, Jonah Jones, Dizzy Gillespie, Al Hibbler, Port Jackson Jazz Band,Three-Out Trio, Gene McDaniels, Dakota Staton, Coleman Hawkins....
relaxlee.jpg A relaxed Lee Gordon in front of the Jewel Box Revue Club
Images added on the 7th of September, 2007
bhutton.jpg Lee Gordon presents Betty Hutton
mrwonder.jpg Lee Gordon presents Mr. Wonderful - Sammy Davis Jr.
mousek.jpg Headliners present Meet The Stars with The Mouseketeers & The Diamonds (1959)
Image added on the 9th of September, 2007 Courtesy of Bob Hayden
Fabian.jpg Lee Gordon presents Fabian
Image added on the 10th of September, 2007
jray1954.jpg Lee Gordon presents Johnnie Ray 1954
Image added on the 19th of June, 2012 Courtesy of Don Hudson
RNelson.jpg Lee Gordon presents Ricky Nelson
Image added on the 21st of July, 2012 Courtesy of Don Hudson
LG_TS_POS.jpg Lee Gordon presents Tommy Sands - Parade of Stars Show