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Interview with George Cole.

titleInterview with George Cole.
description20 minute and 43 second interview with George Cole in which he details his memories of LUCA (Leicester United Caribbean Association). George talks about the types of music that were popular, including reggae and blues. Rendezvous (next door to LUCA) was a club aimed at the Afro-Caribbean community, whilst other venues were more European and less welcoming. He mentions that the influence of the Black Power movement from America was felt in Leicester. Later on the Highfields Community Centre was a purpose built recreational space that the Afro-Caribbean community were involved with.
placeLeicester -- Rutland Street;
period1970-1979; 1980-1989;
contributorsCole, George; Barnes, Amy
themesMusic; Diversity; Cultural life;
Digitisation noteInterview recorded for the Affective Digital Histories Project by Colin Hyde at LCB Depot on 11th March 2015.
rightsYou may use this item in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 UK: England & Wales License:
Metadata licenseYou can re-use this metadata record under a Creative Commons Zero ‘no rights reserved’ licence:
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ModifiedWed, 05 Aug 2015 11:49