Looking back in time

Everyone talks about the ‘good old days’ when times were simpler. Take a look at this picture from yesteryear and see if you can spot places, people and scenes you recognise.

Galleon Beach Hotel
This picture from the ’70s, supplied by George ‘Barefoot Man’ Nowak, is a snapshot from the annual country music night competition, held at the Galleon Beach Hotel.

Andy ‘The Cayman Cowboy’ Martin is on the microphone, performing along with Barefoot Man and Band. That night, Jim Vest (seated), who was visiting from Nashville, played steel guitar.

Martin won the first competition there when nine contestants vied for a trophy and case of Heineken, affectionately nicknamed ‘Greenies’.

If you have some old photos that you’d like to submit, we’d love to see them to consider them for publication. Be sure to include the credit for the image and any information you have about it. Email to [email protected].

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