The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #157445   Message #3715981
Posted By: GUEST
11-Jun-15 - 07:48 AM
Thread Name: Long lasting bands
Subject: RE: Long lasting bands
Bessie o' th' Barn Brass Band has been going since at least 1818.

There's a 1911 track of them on the John Peel tribute album put together by "The Pig". The sleeve notes claim it was founded in 1790!
No original members still playing as far as I know.

Splott Man