Heaven was a nightclub from the mid-1980s in Johannesburg at 165 Marshall Street. Many will know this address as being that of the original Doors nightclub that opened in 1990 and operated there for many years before moving to Edenvale. Between Heaven and The Doors two other short-lived clubs called BLUES and BANGS operated on the premises.
For me, Heaven was my first proper nightclub experience. I somehow managed to get in on old years eve in 1986 (thanks to a friends brother who worked at the bar who passed me off as his little brother plus I was pretty tall for my age). I spent the night upstairs next to the DJ box absorbing the music, watching the people and more importantly – watching the DJ.
The music was a mixture of high energy, eurobeat and…
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