Laurie experienced a long life in the Music business the late 50s before he sadly passed away.
He first he managed a group named Mickey Finn and the Bluemen who had a hit with a Bluebeat rocking melody from Jamaica ‘Tom Hark Bluebeat’ / ‘Pills’.
He went on in 1963 to manage a part of the Kray twins Knightsbridge Club ‘Esmeralda’s Barn’ where he booked as an agent groups as:
Bo’ Street Runners. ( Mick Fleetwood)
A Band Of Angels (Mike D’Abo)
Casey Jones & Engineers (Eric Clapton)
Then in June 1966 Laurie was requested to manage a club in Mayfair ‘Sibylla’s’ with George Harrison ,Alan Freeman, among the directors. The clientele being at their height of fame, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, a most exclusive London club, Frank Sinatra, Richard Harris, and a host of famous faces. with the highest quality of entertainment, Tim Hardin, Chuck Berry, Family, Gonzales, Joe Cocker, José Feliciano among others would appear on the small stage of the club.