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    1965-01-29 Fort Worth, Skyliner Ballroom, 2238 Jacksboro Highway, TX

    Friday 29 January 1965
    Fort Worth, Skyliner Ballroom, 2238 Jacksboro Highway, TX
    ”Maurice” James is with Little Richard’s Royal Company
    Little Richard and his Royal Guards
    Show & Dance 8p.m. 'til Friday night
    Tickets: $2.50 Adv. $3.00 door
    Interestingly this was Ray Sharpe’s regular weekend gig. So he maybe played support?
    Anyway he and and another Fort Worth act,
    Jerry Williams & the Epics,played support in
    April on an unknown number of L.A. gigs for Richard -
    as they are both advertised on 16-4-65,
    for the Tarragon Lounge in Ft. Worth, as “(Just returned from L.A. Little Richard Show)”.



    Friday 26 January 1965
    USA (TX)
    FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM (page 2-II) [B&W photo ad Richard & guards]
    Friday Jan. 29-8 P.M.
    LITTLE RICHARD and his Royal Guards
    Show & Dance
    Tickets on sale Central Ticket Office
    And Amusement Ticket Service
    Advance $2.50 At Door $3.00
    SKYLINER BALLROOM
    2238 Jacksboro MA 4-8360

    Friday 8 January 1965, Dallas, Texas
    Postcard (Photo of the San Ann Motel) to Al Hendrix:

    Dearest Dad
    Well - we just left Houston
    and we're now in Dallas. we'll
    play around here and Ft. Worth,
    Tulsa, Oklahoma and Louisiana
    for awhile, then we'll head for
    California - Little Richard left
    Seattle not too long ago - I wished
    I could've been with him then But
    we'll make it up there again soon.
    Tell Ben & Ernie that Houstons swinging
    Jimmy [signed]

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    Re: 1965-01-29 Fort Worth, Skyliner Ballroom, 2238 Jacksboro Highway, TX

    Some adverts from Ft. Worth Star-Telegram
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    Re: 1965-01-29 Fort Worth, Skyliner Ballroom, 2238 Jacksboro Highway, TX

    Quote Originally Posted by stplsd View Post
    Some adverts from Ft. Worth Star-Telegram
    Intriguing that the last one says Friday ~ Little Richard
    Saturday ~ New Years eve party

    Thank you.

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    Smile Re: 1965-01-29 Fort Worth, Skyliner Ballroom, 2238 Jacksboro Highway, TX

    Quote Originally Posted by shnfoobar View Post
    Intriguing that the last one says Friday ~ Little Richard
    Saturday ~ New Years eve party

    Thank you.
    Yeah its weird, never noticed, must do things differently in Texas, lol.
    There's an ad underneath the 2nd Richard one (21st Jan) also advertising the Sharpe gig as a "Fabulous New Year's Eve Party" .
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