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Interview with Randy Stabana

titleInterview with Randy Stabana
description27 minutes and 42 second interview with Randy Stabana who was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1957, he moved to Leicester in 1967 and lived in the Charnwood area of the city. Randy attended the Avalon Youth Club and Mandela Boys School, he started to go to LUCA (Leicester United Caribbean Association) in the late 1970s around the age of 16. He mentions going out to nightclubs in Leicester for example, Bailey's, the Adam and Eve club and some of the racial tensions in the 1970s, 1980s. Randy also mentions the Odeon Cinema, the old bus station (now the LCB Depot), City Hall, the Palais and midnight dances at the International Hotel. Finally Randy talks about his business Stabana Cultural Products and the closure of LUCA.
placeLeicester -- Halford Street; Leicester -- Midland Street; Leicester -- Charnwood; Leicester -- Charles Street; Leicester -- Humberstone Gate; Leicester -- Wimbledon Street; Leicester -- Rutland Street;
period1960-1969; 1970-1979; 1980-1989; 1990-1999;
contributorsBarnes, Amy; Stabana, Randy;
themesCultural life; Diversity; Music;
Digitisation noteInterview recorded for the Affective Digital Histories Project by Colin Hyde at the LCB Depot on 11th March, 2015.
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