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
    Toured 1959.

  • 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.
    Toured 1956.

  • 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.
    Toured 1958.

  • 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.
    Toured 1959.

  • 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)
    Toured 1959.

  • 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

    Email: maceo@nugrape.net