Live bands at the Rivoli
Barbara – Interviewer: So what music did you dance to then?
Janet: It was live Bands.
Dennis: Ya live Bands, three, four piece live Bands. Hazel Hawken she played the squeeze box, how she managed I don’t know ‘cos she had a hell of a pair of tits but anyway she played the squeeze box, Mrs Brimacombe she played the drums and Mr Brimacombe played the piano.
Janet: Who played the violin?
Dennis: Oh I can’t remember.
Janet: Mrs Brim did some of the time didn’t she.
Dennis: Yes that’s right she did, she played the violin and the drums.
Janet: And then there was the Raddick Trio used to come here, I don’t know where they come from.
Dennis: No, but see one of these Bands come from St Breward, Mrs Singer she come from St Breward didn’t she.
Janet: I don’t know where she came from.
Dennis: Then we used to have Denzel Flew from up Tintagel if you were lucky, but there were a bit more expensive for four or five people.
Janet: Freddie Angove was in that. You remember, Freddie Angove used to be in Co-op, used to be the Manager.
You know Shirley who used to work in the Fudge Shop, Shirley and
Sylvia, well Shirley was Fred’s wife. Fred still plays the Trumpet.