Gary and Franky Brooker • Golden Wedding Anniversary
13 July 1968 – 13 July 2018
'Beyond the Pale' offers its heartiest congratulations to Gary and Franky Brooker, pictured at home with their Fiftieth Anniversary Cake, made by Brea Gosling
Detail of cake ... it includes
the following article from the UK's Sunday Mirror
|The 'blushing bride' gets a whiter shade of pale|
Traditionally brides blush.
Swiss au-pair girl, Françoise Riedo, 22, made a beautiful bride. Her white bridal gown and flowing veil were in the best of traditional style.
The bridegroom was immaculate in formal morning dress.
But as the bride stepped through the church door, tradition took a knock.
She walked up the aisle of St David's Church, Eastwood, Southend-on-Sea, to the strains of A Whiter Shade of Pale, the group's best-selling record which Gary helped to write.
"You can also say that after fifty years of marriage I'm still his
Number One fan!"
the blushing bride told BtP this morning
Gary Brooker's page at BtP | That wedding article and more | Another GB cake tale | A further GB cake tale | And twenty-five years earlier ...