SWINDON’S FIRST ROCK STAR

It was clear from an early age that Justin Hayward would carve out a career as a musician and singer, but few who heard him sing in the Church Hall at St Saviour’s Church, Swindon in the late 1950s could have guessed that he would one day lead one of the world’s most famous ‘supergroups’. Born in […]

WITH THE WHISPERS BY PETER ANTHONY

Six months ago, the name of The Whispers was rarely seen on the Swindon beat scene, yet here was a group with enormous potential and greater musical ability than many beat groups. However, in the annual Rock Group Competition of last year at the Locarno Ballroom, the judges commented that although the group’s ability was […]

LAST YEAR’S DANCE (OCTOBER 2011)

It is with great pleasure that I can provide the final figures generated from our latest MAJESTIC DANCE NIGHT held on SATURDAY 22ND OCTOBER 2011 at the STRATTON LEISURE CENTRE, SWINDON. The group has worked tirelessly for the past 12 years to provide not only an event to keep alive the days of the old Majestic Dances but to provide an ongoing […]

PLAYED LOCALLY FOR 5 DECADES

Dave Miller has been a musician playing in local bands for over five decades. His first band was a skiffle group formed on March 11th 1955 and called THE RED DEVILS. He then moved on to THE FOUR ZODIACS, which was basically the same band with a different name. For the remaining part of the 50’s Dave played […]