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Archive for the ‘1960s’ Category

  • jr walker

    Junior Walker and The All stars at The Ram Jam Club

    • 822 Views • 1960s, MusicComments Off on Junior Walker and The All stars at The Ram Jam Club

    It’s not very often we just post-up a You Tube clip as they tend to be taken down as quickly as they go up and if you want to look at You Tube then we guess you know what you’re looking for and don’t need our assistance. However, this clip of Junior...

  • Habitat History

    Old Habitats Die Hard

    • 4004 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Ephemera, FurnitureComments Off on Old Habitats Die Hard

    Having been through a number of ups and downs in recent years Habitat are still gamely struggling on but are nowhere near the furnishing behemoth they were at their peak in the 1970s and 80s when they seemingly dominated the UK market for scatter cushions,...

  • sonny and cher mustangs

    Sonny and Cher Custom Cars – We’ve Got Two Babe

    • 5799 Views • 1960s, Music, TransportComments Off on Sonny and Cher Custom Cars – We’ve Got Two Babe

    As one of the most successful duets of the 1960s selling some 40 million records Sonny & Cher rarely turned down an opportunity to maximise the marketing opportunities that came their way and this has to be one of the most obscure. Created by noted US...

  • Frank Sinatra and The Fifth Dimension

    Frank Sinatra and The Fifth Dimension

    • 3313 Views • 1960s, Music, TelevisionComments Off on Frank Sinatra and The Fifth Dimension

    May we present to you the rather excellent Fifth Dimension combining with Mr Frank Sinatra on the 1968 TV special  ‘Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing’. It has to be said Mr Sinatra is looking a little awkward at times but be consoled by...

  • pop and shop 1966

    Pop and Shop – 1966 Underground Antics

    • 3418 Views • 1960s, Documentary, Fashion, MusicComments Off on Pop and Shop – 1966 Underground Antics

    It’s 1966, it’s Oxford Street in the heart of swinging London, it’s a bit nippy outside by the looks of it and a new concept has hit the streets – or more accurately hit the basements beneath the streets but you know what we mean....

  • Clarks shoes

    Tread Lightly – Clark’s Shoes Adverts

    • 3645 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Fashion, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Tread Lightly – Clark’s Shoes Adverts

    By way of a tribute to Walter White’s Wallabees (and if you don’t know who Walter White is by now then we urge you to check out Breaking Bad ) we’ve put together a post to honour the good people at Clark’s in sunny Somerset and also...