Pete & Lenny’s was easily one of the biggest, badest clubs in Ft. Lauderdale. It was located on East Commercial Boulevard and it was one of our favorite bookings. This one is for January 19, 1976, but all I have of this event is a napkin, a matchbook cover and a note that Frank left […]
In addition to the countless covers we played, we often took a stab at doing our own originals and What Time Is by Oscar Lloro was one of them. This 45rpm, with the B-side being Quieres Tu Bailar (My Latin Hustle) was released on December 3rd, 1975. It was our first and was recorded at […]
One of my greatest achievements as a young man was the goal of obtaining what was then the must have drum kit. The Ludwig Octaplus. It took me over two years of labor doing all kinds of odd jobs here and there to finally get it. Being the drummer for Clockwork was a very serious […]
Mr. Pip’s was located at 3485 North Federal Highway in Ft, Lauderdale, florida and was a frequent stop for Clockwork. This post cover the May 26, 1976 performance.
The Button was located in Ft. Lauderdale. This post covers a booking by Clockwork from October 26 to November 7 of 1976. As these pictures reveal, Lina was not part of these performances because she was in the hospital due to an appendectomy, Jody was a guest singer for us for about five weeks.
One of our more successful releases was a 45rpm disco version of the classic song Volare witten by D. Modugno. Side B was Lloraras, written by R. Ramirez, the most requested “slow” song we performed. It was recorded at Sound Triangle’s M&M Studios in Hialeah Florida and was released on February 12, 1976.
There was plenty of sweat equity going on in those days in order to get in the business, but we were very fortunate to have an extremely profession Clockwork Management system in place, by both Walter B. Walters and Dick and Loius Lowy out of Hialeah, Florida. They kept us employed, busy and in demand almost […]
Pete & Lenny’s was one of the larger clubs in Fort Lauderdale, and on June 28, 1976, Clockwork had a concert/performance there just after our album’s initial release.