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"scotbeat" David with J Ruggeri at Two Red Shoes

In 1960, the Two Red Shoes Ballroom known for introducing The Beatles to Scotland, opened in Elgin, the small capital city of Morayshire, Scotland. For those in Elgin and throughout the Grampian region, the ’60s music scene was a “happening” with a crescendo of musical excellence which included folk, jazz, beat, blues, and traditional Scottish music styles. Albert Anthony Bonici was at the helm of LCB Agency that hired acts to tour the north of Scotland besides representing and recording local talent. This blog gives the account of a captivating period of modern cultural history in Scotland. Materials are based on exclusive use of the Bonici archives, interviews with those who worked with PC Holding Company, LCB Agency, and friends and family of Albert Bonici besides related webpages. Materials for educational purposes and subject to copyright law. Seek permission if used for financial gain and give proper credit when using photos and information on other websites.

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One comment on “About
  1. scotbeat says:

    I met John Ruggeri, nephew of Albert Bonici, on a visit to Scotland in 2007. Albert worked with John as he began promotions to book gigs at the Ballerina Ballroom [Nairn] in 1970.

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