My earliest memories of Rhodesia was taking a bus out to the opening of LAKE McILWAINE. I drove the bus and only collected 12/6 in fares, but had a wonderfulContinue readingLAKE McILWANE & OTHER EVENTS
I left RTV sometime around 1972/3 and joined Teal Records as a rep. The Manager was a 5 feet 6 inches, chain smoking, compulsive gambler called Jimmy Connors. He wasContinue readingRETAIL RECORD INDUSTRY & LABELS
I will be eternally grateful to my Mother who “exposed” my brother and I to live music from a pretty early stage of our youth. Early memories include seeing THEContinue readingBULAWAYO MUSIC MEMORIES 60’s
The years I was there….. well, I must have started sometime in 1976…… the owner was Jimmy Trenchard, the floor manager was Dave Roux, and the bouncer was only ever knownContinue readingSALISBURY SCENE – INSIDE LE COQ D’OR!
This stuff goes back to 1960 or thereabouts. I know all the bands, muscians, hangers on etc from that era. My band, the Cyclones, the Diamonds, the Stereos from Bulawayo,Continue readingSALISBURY 60’s MUSIC SCENE
I can remember going to a couple of good concerts in the City Hall – the Flames, Otis Waygood and a revolting outfit called Suck. Every Saturday night, my matesContinue readingBULAWAYO CITY HALL…FLAMES…
I remember going to Le Coq D’Or and listening to the group called “Lincoln”……..I remember how they used to get the place rocking with songs like “Jeremiah was a Bullfrog”…..wowContinue readingSALISBURY SCENE…LE COQ D’OR
I have good memories of the Jewish Guild hall, climbing in through the toilet window to see Otis Waygood, and being helped in once by one of the Zipper brothersContinue readingBULAWAYO SCENE/BANDS/JEWISH GUILD