|photo from the Sun-Times entertainment page courtesy of David Zornig|
But the Friday show was canceled. It was scheduled for April 5th, and on Thursday, April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis. People were in shock, civil unrest was beginning on the West and South Sides (it eventually caused three deaths and left over 1000 people homeless), and the band and the promoters decided to cancel that performance. The Saturday and Sunday shows went on as scheduled.
|1967 photo of The Cheetah Club|
courtesy of John Chuckman