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by Johnniemac
Thu Apr 15, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Looking for George - 1960s Glasgow singer
Replies: 12
Views: 387

Re: Looking for George - 1960s Glasgow singer

Hello to all, I tried the friends of Flamingo dancehall site but found nothing. It still seems strange that the larger Glasgow dancehalls with bands and resident singers like George left little or no traceable record for when dancing to larger band and when the transition in music (not Jazz or hard ...
by Johnniemac
Mon Apr 05, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Looking for George - 1960s Glasgow singer
Replies: 12
Views: 387

Re: Looking for George - 1960s Glasgow singer

Hi Annette your onfo was about a shooting in 1962. George referred to a shooting at least a year earlier 1961 so sadly a dead en, this was not the singer Geoge referred to. There really could not be many dancehall singers called George in 1961 in a popular dancehall at that time, yet I cannot find a...
by Johnniemac
Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:00 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Looking for George - 1960s Glasgow singer
Replies: 12
Views: 387

Re: Looking for George - 1960s Glasgow singer

Hi Annette, Just checked your post. Will look into finding ant connection. I have been checking the "friends of" various dancehalls, Plaza Egglinton toll, Appolo , Majestic , Berkley, and was hoping to find one in Renfrew but not much coming up with anything like clues of George singing at these. St...
by Johnniemac
Thu Mar 18, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Looking for George - 1960s Glasgow singer
Replies: 12
Views: 387

Re: Looking for George - 1960s Glasgow singer

Hi Annette,

I am going bthrough the danceband list you gave the web site for and finding several interesting possibilities of bands in Glasgow 1960 to m62. I will start to msearch if they are still arround and follow these up.

Thank you. Still trying.
by Johnniemac
Thu Mar 18, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Looking for George - 1960s Glasgow singer
Replies: 12
Views: 387

Re: Looking for George - 1960s Glasgow singer

Hi Thanks for response. Yes George sang in one of the larger dancehalls in Glasgow 1960 ,to 62. I know it was not the Lacarno or Barrowland but cannot remember which other popular and nice dancehall who had a resident band. Yes the address is a private address and I could not get the contact at that...
by Johnniemac
Thu Mar 11, 2021 5:16 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Looking for George - 1960s Glasgow singer
Replies: 12
Views: 387

Re: Looking for George - 1960s Glasgow singer

Hi Alan, thank you for your contribution. I will follow up on these. The post about the killing was simply because it was one comment connecting our conversation with George and was hoping would if in the news speak about the dance band this singer sang for and that would place George and the danceh...
by Johnniemac
Wed Mar 10, 2021 2:32 am
Forum: Scottish People
Topic: Looking for George - 1960s Glasgow singer
Replies: 12
Views: 387

Looking for George - 1960s Glasgow singer

Does anyone know this singer called "George" from 1961 who sang in one of the more popular larger dancehalls in Glasgow? singer.JPG Key points:- Name: George Date: 1960 to 1962 One of the band singers was shot and killed at that time at a railway station (date ?). He spoke with a slight stammer. Thi...