Christ The King was a Catholic church on Cecil Avenue/Matopos Road in Bulawayo where monthly dances were held in the church hall. The initiators of these events, in 1969, wasContinue readingCHRIST THE KING (DISCOS)
Genie Driscoll, herself a songwriter, has these childhood memories of her father, Trig Tregaskis, a close friend of Nic Pickard’s, to relate: Genie’s father, Trig Tregaskis, was well known asContinue readingTRIG TREGASKIS
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…