The Marquee Club - A tribute site dedicated to the history of the legendary Marquee club at London's 90 Wardour street.

Yardbirds, the - Five Live Yardbirds


The Yardbirds
"Five Live Yardbirds"
Released in December 1964 (EMI Records).
Recorded live at the Marquee club, London, on the 13th of March, 1964.

This album was recrded live at the opening night of the new Marquee club at 90 Wardour street on 13th of March, 1964. The night also featured Long John Baldry and the Hoochie Coochie Men (featuring Rod Stewart) and American blues legend Sonny Boy Williamson, who a few months later invited the band to support him on a UK and German summer tour. This is the very first album that Eric Clapton ever recorded.