LETTER: Can you help with book about bands and venues?
I was wondering if the Skegness Standard might help me in carrying out some research.
You see, I have an idea for writing a nostalgic book that concerns dance bands and/or groups and venues from the mid 1950s through to the early 1970s.
I’m looking for musicians and vocalists that performed during those far away years, who have anecdotes, stories, tales and, of course, photographs.
I would also like to include long-forgotten venues from those decades, including the palais de dance, the ballroom, working men’s clubs and institutes, even the former coal miners’ welfare’s, the public houses... read more
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