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Archive for the ‘1960s’ Category

  • The Avengers Stage Play

    The Avengers Stage Play

    • 811 Views • 1960s, TelevisionComments Off

    OK you lot. Who out there knew The Avengers once had their own stage play? Well, neither did we until we stumbled across some rather interesting photos and decided to dig a bit deeper. It was 1971; the stage play was technically tricky and massively ambitious...

  • warhol jazz covers

    Andy Warhol – Cover Artist

    • 1936 Views • 1950s, 1960s, ArtComments Off

    We’ve cast an eye on the undeniably prolific Andy Warhol in a couple of previous posts – firstly looking at his Early Years and secondly when he started to make the most of his new-found fame featuring as he did in an advert for the now defunct...

  • monkees dolls

    All Dolled Up

    • 1461 Views • 1960s, 1980sComments Off

    While we all like to think that modern pop music is crass, commercialised and lacking substance (and in fairness it generally is) – we also tend to have this romantic idea that music from a bygone age was all about the groove and was not just about...

  • girl and voxmobile

    Voxmobile – Bizarre Guitar Car

    • 1861 Views • 1960s, TransportComments Off

    It’s 1967, the USA is on the cusp of the hippie revolution and legendary amp manufacturers Vox (or rather to be entirely accurate VOX) are looking for a new way to promote their wares. We guess they initially considered an amp shaped car but that would be...

  • The Shadows of Knight

    The Shadows of Knight – Doin’ The Potato Chip

    • 1063 Views • 1960s, Music, VinylComments Off

    Recently on our Facebook page we posted a picture of a packet of crisps featuring seventies rockers Slade. After making this discovery we thought we would have a good rummage around the web for more of the same, alas we found nothing. However our time...