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The daddy long legs club

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Stitcher

Guest
My friend was on the door at The Golden Gloves in the late 70s. When the juke box stopped at the speak-easy the stripper would pull an empty beer crate from behind the curtain and sit on it until someone started the music again.
 

col h

master brummie
If I remember right, there was an upstairs room in the Daddy where the girls were only friendly with each other-if you get my drift.

Was a good craic in there though. It had another name before that (around 1976) but I cant remember what it was.
 

walt00

master brummie
I used The Dolls Club, as my mate Jimmy Daly was on the door, and on weekends Jimmy got the Stripper Monique to do sunday Lunch times at The Monica in Small Heath.
walt00
 

printmeister

master brummie
. When the juke box stopped at the speak-easy the stripper would pull an empty beer crate from behind the curtain and sit on it until someone started the music again.
I don't think they were strippers..... they started off with nowt on!

If I'm thinking of the same place (The Speakeasy), a bunch of us apprentices used to go there after work at 2pm.
I seem to remember a huge West Indian guy on the door wearing a leopard skin!. He used to say "You ain't gonna cause trouble, are you lads?", and we'd all shake our heads meekly and file in.
 

Laurie

knowlegable brummie
The Daddy Long Legs came after the Dolls club. It opened in 1971 and was owned by a Mr McDonald. The Dolls club (entrance through the turnstile!) was demolished and Daddy Long Legs was a new building on the old site.
Myself (Laurie Hornsby) and my musical partner John Caswell played there as the attraction for the first weekend and we came close to being arrested for talking to ourselves
 

michaelwicks54

Aston bred & proud.
hi guys and gals
do any of you remember the daddy long legs club
which used to be right on the corner of camp hill and bordesly
rail way station it was a rough diamond of a place
i think it lasted for about 12 months ,then closed down for a while
then reopenend in a different name ;
there was always trouble there then it got banged up
best wishes Astonian ;;;
I remember the daddy long legs club that later became dolls. Had many good times in there, but was never any trouble when I was there. I used to just sit in a dark corner most of the night when I first went.
 

michaelwicks54

Aston bred & proud.
That sounds about right, had a few stag nights in there
I used to work for ICC when I worked at Carrefour at minworth, & castle bromwich car plant. The daddy long legs club was the first club I had ever been to, so sat in a dark corner with my drink for most of the night. Had many happy times there.
 

Dave89

master brummie
Hi

I can honestly that I never went in the Doll's Club, but my lad did.
He used to enthuse about one of the girls in there who went by the
name of Audrey Big - apparently she was!

Kind regards
Dave
 

mw0njm.

Brummie Dude
If I remember right, there was an upstairs room in the Daddy where the girls were only friendly with each other-if you get my drift.

Was a good craic in there though. It had another name before that (around 1976) but I cant remember what it was.
hooooooooooo
 

michaelwicks54

Aston bred & proud.
Hi

I can honestly that I never went in the Doll's Club, but my lad did.
He used to enthuse about one of the girls in there who went by the
name of Audrey Big - apparently she was!

Kind regards
Dave
Never went to dolls,I had heard about what it was & was scared to go in. I bet your lad had a great time.
 
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