Burlesque (band)

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Origin London, England
Genres Pub rock
Years active 1972–1977
Labels Arista Records

Burlesque were an English pub rock band formed in London in 1972 and disbanded in 1977. Core members were Billy Jenkins and Ian Trimmer, who after Burlesque had disbanded went on to record and perform as Trimmer and Jenkins.[1][2]



  • Acupuncture (February 1977, Arista ARTY 151)
  • Burlesque (November 1977, Arista SPARTY 1028)
  • A live version of Bizz Fizz from the Burlesque album appears on Hope & Anchor Front Row Festival LP (1978, Warner Bros K66077)


  • Acupuncture/Bananas (1977, Arista 87)


  • Ian Trimmer - saxophones, lead vocals
  • Billy Jenkins - electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Steve Parr - keyboards
  • Steve Hughes - electric bass guitar, backing vocals

The band had a succession of drummers.[1]