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
Your appeal immediately brings to mind a concert for the Queen Mother the Rhodesian Senior Schools presented in the Bulawayo City Hall under the baton of Mr Sibson. It wasContinue readingROYAL CENTENARY VISIT 1953
One of the most significant, and yet, least recalled or spoken about visits to Rhodesia was that by the legendary trumpeter and singer, Louis Armstrong. The fact that he chose toContinue readingSATCHMO’S VISIT TO RHODESIA IN 1960
Most musicians harbour fond memories of particular events, occasions or friendships that spurred their early careers on, irrespective of whether they had ambitions of going “pro” or had set themselves somewhatContinue readingTHE RHODESIAN FOLK MUSIC ASSOCIATION (RHOFMA)
On the Bulawayo disco scene… I was a DJ in Bulawayo along with my mate, Dave West. We initially called ourselves “Dave and Graham”, later changing this to “Electric Mirage”. Continue readingDAVE & GRAHAM/ELECTRIC MIRAGE
Roger started his DJ career at La Rochelle (Union Avenue opposite Alfie’s Pinball arcade – next to Kine cinema) in 1977. One staff member he has vivid recollections of isContinue readingROGER WILKINSON (DJ) AKA ROGER RAVE!