The Coachmen Return!!! Born to be Wild Circa 1985

The Coachmen Return!!!  Born to be Wild Circa 1985



First there was —Dance Hall Days with The Coachmen — Photo from Donovan and Stan Hastie 


Then came the 80s!!!!


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A new photo-Wayne Hedderson-1985 at the CPHS Football Reunion!



Llew Lloyd After you posted this the first time , I checked an old yearbook and found a picture of a group that preceded this one , ” The Bonaventures” . Included in that photo were Jack Shail , his brother Wayne and Terry Giffin . I also remember going to a highschool dance pre Coachmen that ” The Viscounts ” played at . Later on Ron Latham played drums for another ” garage band ” group, that perhaps one of your followers remembers the name of 


Photo from the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum

Bob White Chris Nolan played in the band Triva and later on in years they were called Equinox. The band I recalled where Chris Nolan Dave Hastie Greg Wright Paul Williams Shane Turner was with them occasionally Shane the Elvis songs They played a number of gigs at the Arena.

Bill Brown Shane Turner on the left? Paul Williams on the drum kit.


BOB WHITE– You should arrange for the band to get together for a night!!

Dance Hall Days with The Coachmen

Back to The Future — Twisting Your Dignity Away

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

2 responses »

  1. Love Tom’s idea. If you arranged for them to get together in May to October, I would cheer them on. A bunch of them are my old students!


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