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Archive for the ‘1950s’ Category

  • We Like It Like That – The Story of Latin Boogaloo

    • 4106 Views • 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Documentary, MusicComments Off on We Like It Like That – The Story of Latin Boogaloo

    In New York City from 1965 to 1970, musicians blended English and Spanish lyrics with Afro-Cuban, jazz, rock and R&B rhythms to create Latin boogaloo. We Like it like that is a project by New York Filmmaker and Writer Mathew Ramirez Warren, who has...

  • The Rise and Fall of Brutalist Architecture

    • 20800 Views • 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Architecture, PopularComments Off on The Rise and Fall of Brutalist Architecture

    Looking back to the 1950s and 60s many of the new public buildings that were commissioned in the UK were designed in the Brutalist style. The authorities had to rebuild a war-ravaged Britain quickly and to a restricted budget. They wanted a solution that...

  • The John Coltrane House

    • 3261 Views • 1950s, 1960s, Architecture, Documentary, MusicComments Off on The John Coltrane House

    In this video the Pop pilgrims visit the house of Jazz legend John Coltrane. Although the house in Philadelphia was declared a National Historic Landmark  back in 1999, the house looks almost derelict. It’s not the only property of John...

  • 40 Vintage European Posters

    • 8037 Views • 1950s, 1960s, Poster, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on 40 Vintage European Posters

    Mixed bag of cool and colourful vintage advertising posters from around Europe. This selection of 40 posters includes adverts for the Lotto, Televisions,Vespa,Singer Sewing Machine,Bally Shoes, Cars and more. – Jetez un coup d’oeil...

  • Inside the Oxford Street HMV Store in the Sixties

    • 5980 Views • 1950s, 1960s, HMV, Popular, VinylComments Off on Inside the Oxford Street HMV Store in the Sixties

    We’ve previously seen the outside of the HMV record store in our feature on the Streets of London 1976-1978, Now we go further back in time and visit the vinyl packed shop in the 1960’s as we go inside the record shop and check out some...

  • Inflight Entertainment

    • 7499 Views • 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Inflight Entertainment

    Fasten your seat belts and get set to fly through some Airline related adverts from the golden age of advertising from the sixties and seventies...

  • Spike Milligan – Goon but not forgotten

    • 5214 Views • 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, Film, TelevisionComments Off on Spike Milligan – Goon but not forgotten

    It took over two years for his family to come to some kind of agreement but eventually after much bickering and inter-family dispute Spike Milligan’s final wish was granted. ...

  • Audrey Hepburn and a Donkey

    • 6124 Views • 1950s, Film, Hanging OutComments Off on Audrey Hepburn and a Donkey

    We’ve had hundreds of emails here at VOEA headquarters, asking for pictures of Audrey Hepburn and a donkey, so, don’t say we don’t listen to our public, here is a picture of said woman, with said animal...