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
Singer – Guitarist – Songwriter Home town: Harare Born in June, 1953, in what-was-then Salisbury (Harare), John acquired his first guitar (a Gallo Ace) when his father, somewhat motivated byContinue readingJOHN DENNIS
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!
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
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!
Home town: Salisbury Circa: 1975 – 1976 Members: Greg Glover (formerly of Bloemfontein band, “Lilac Rose”) – Lead vocals Rob Milne – Keyboards Frank Reynolds – Drums Clive Dellow – Bass Andy McGibbon (formerly of Bulawayo’sContinue readingTALISMAN
Circa: 1953 Home town: Salisbury Little is known of this band other than the fact that they performed at Le Coq d’Or regularly in the early 1950’s.
Circa: 1962 – 1967 Home town: Salisbury Members: Angus Kennedy – Vocals Noel Browne – Lead guitar Lawrence James – Rhythm guitar Butch Bennett – Bass guitar Ian Strachan – Drums (Band leader) In subsequent yearsContinue readingBELAIRES
Home town: Salisbury Circa: 1970 – 1972 Members: Alan Lloyd – Lead vocals & organ Roger Bunting – Rhythm guitar & saxophone Dave Schofield – Trumpet Geoff Herbert – Bass Bruce Kinnear – Drums At theContinue readingBIRTH