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Archive for the ‘1960s’ Category

  • Australian women's Weekly Swinging sixties

    Australian Women’s Weekly Adverts

    • 614 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Retro AdvertisingNo Comments

    G’day mate. A few words on Australia Women’s Weekly or simply The Weekly as it is more commonly known. For ages it was the biggest selling magazine down under but has recently been usurped by Better Homes & Gardens. The Weekly has been going over 80...

  • 1969 car

    Flower Powered – The Mod Top Car

    • 1608 Views • 1960s, TransportComments Off

    When the sixties had finally stopped swinging and The Who’s singer Roger Daltrey started wearing tassels, the word “Mod” became a word that advertisers casually used to brand anything. There was Barbie’s partner Ken with his Mod...

  • Ray Charles Tour 1963

    Hit The Road – Ray Charles Souvenir Brochure

    • 965 Views • 1960s, Literature, MusicComments Off

    The life and times of pioneering American musician Ray Charles has been well documented over the years, so we won’t go into great detail with a lengthy biography of the man that was sometimes known as “The Genius”. Another reason to keep...

  • Ban The Bomb 1967

    1967 Ban The Bomb London Protest

    • 1291 Views • 1960sComments Off

    We’re partial to a good photo collection that features a protest from the past. Whether it’s angry Trekkies protesting about the cancellation of Star Trek in 1968 or snaps that have captured more serious issues like the March against Racism...

  • Alan Aldridge Book Covers

    Twenty Alan Aldridge Book Covers

    • 1229 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Art, Book CoversComments Off

    Avid readers of Voices of East Anglia may remember that we’ve previously covered the work of psychedelic artist and designer Alan Aldridge in our post titled The Man with Kaleidoscope Eyes Here we take a look at Aldridge’s book cover designs and...