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It was sixty years ago this year that a venue opened that truly caused a seismic shift in terms of what was on offer for the Sheffield’s youth.
But Club 60 – which opened on Shalesmoor in 1960 and provided a launchpad for future stars like Dave Berry, Jimmy Crawford and Frank White – was a mere test run for what was to follow in the shape of the Esquire and its resident band, Vance Arnold and the Avengers (Vance Arnold will go on to find worldwide fame as Joe Cocker)
It was exactly one year ago today that we were showing off the amazing pictures we'd uncovered for our forthcoming King Mojo book and planning a reunion to launch it.
We were originally planning a reunion for Christmas 2020 but that sadly won't be happening in the current climate. In the meantime please enjoy these pics and the story of the Mojo!