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)
Category: Recollections & Memories
Recollections, memories and anecdotes from some of those who were there…
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
LAKE McILWANE & OTHER EVENTS
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
RAYLTON CLUB – FREE FALLING!
One thing I do recall with great hilarity is an incident that happened one warm summer’s night up at Raylton club. If you can recall, the club, I think atContinue readingRAYLTON CLUB – FREE FALLING!
RETAIL RECORD INDUSTRY & LABELS
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
BULAWAYO MUSIC MEMORIES 60’s
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
At one stage around 1973 there was a really good cabaret band resident in Brett’s night club (later Samanthas after it was cut down to about 1/3 of the size),Continue readingSALISBURY SCENE…BRETT’S
SALISBURY SCENE – INSIDE LE COQ D’OR!
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!
SALISBURY 60’s MUSIC SCENE
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
BULAWAYO CITY HALL…FLAMES…
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…