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Billy Tickle Orchestra

from Victoria BC
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Billy Tickle Orchestra

circa 1927 - circa 1960
AKA Billy Tickle's Toe Tappers

This picture was taken at the Empress Hotel.
Victoria's famous Empress Hotel was the location in 1929 and 1930 of CPR Festivals. William (Billy) Tickle, who was associated with the Victoria local of the AF of M, led the dance bands in the hotel's ballroom, and his trio played during teatime for over 30 years (ca 1927-1960). Quote from http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca

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Billy's band was usually billed as Billy Tickle and his orchestra. He played the Empress Tea Room regularly. He played violin and his band did a lot of accompaniment. He was my first violin teacher.
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William Fletcher Tickle "Billy Tickle"
Conductor
1927 - 1960
Reg Wood
Clarinet
30s - 50s
Tess Tickle
Vocals
30s - 50s
Harry Day
30s - 50s
Len Acres
Drums
30s - 50s
Harry Pigot
Drummer/Percussionist/Trombone
30s - 50s
Bob Goodmurphy
30s - 50s
Harry Holder
30s - 50s
Harry Hutchinson
30s - 50s
Fraser MacPherson
Saxophone
30s - 50s

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