The Track

Evelyn May Beatson was born on April 19th 1943 in Auchterader, Pertshire Scotland to Jack and Jean. Eve spent her childhood along with her three younger Brothers and Sister Joan in the area where her Mother 'ran' the Post Office in Cragie. Leaving school at fifteen Eve began work as a hairdresser but eventually gave it up to help her Mother running the Post Office. Aged eighteen Eve joined some school friends to form a group called the Cyclones who worked on a semi pro basis. A particular achievemnt of the Cyclones was that they were the first Scottish group to be billed at the Top Ten club In Hamburg, Germany. Leaving the group Eve returned home and began work as a waitress at The Rendezvous in Dundee where,accompanied by George Fergusson on piano Eve eventually became the venues regular singer where she gained her confidence and assurance to perform socially.