Jimmy, Rue and Alan in Captain Nelson's
pub in Maryport in Dec 2002
Rue & The Rockets were the first live band to appear on Border Television's "Beat in The Border" program .
They had a regular spot on Tuesday nights in Newcastle's Majestic Club in 1962-63.
The list of just some of the many extremely varied acts they have appeared with read like a history of pop music in the UK :-
Lonnie Donegan, Tony Christie, Marty Wilde, The Animals, Black Sabbath, Bo Diddley, Dire Straits, Manfred Mann, Van Morrison, Billy Fury, Gene Vincent, Status Quo, Johnny Kidd, Spooky Tooth, Alvin Stardust, Joe Cocker, Ruby Murray, Alma Cogan, Guy Mitchell, Jeff Beck, Dave Berry, The Bay City Rollers, Kenny Ball, Herman's Hermits and Jimmy Shand!