NIGHTHAWKS

 

Circa: ¬†Early 60’s
Home town:  Gatooma
Members:
  • Earl Mundell – Piano
  • John Allen – Guitar (later of the ASTRONAUTS)
  • Joy Mundell – Keyboard (univox)
  • Hughy Read – trumpet
  • Joe Wild – Tenor Sax
  • Bob Mundell – drums
Bob was the father of Earl and Joy.

The band were regular performers at Specks Hotel, Grand Hotel, Cam Club and Umsweswe Hotel, all in or near Gatooma, and the Continental Hotel in Hartley. They used to play dance music such as “All the world is waiting for the sunrise” “Five Foot Two eyes of Blue” etc.