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Archive for the ‘1970s’ Category

  • Unexpected Gem - Mungo Jerry

    Unexpected Gem – Mungo Jerry Covers Jacques Dutronc

    • 829 Views • 1970s, Music, Unexpected GemsComments Off on Unexpected Gem – Mungo Jerry Covers Jacques Dutronc

    It’s probably one of those records you’ve heard before but can’t quite remember who it’s by and where you heard it. A bit of an earworm if you know what we mean. There’s somewhat of a backstory to this too so settle down, make a cuppa and read on....

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    Pop Stars on The Wheel of Steel

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    Continuing our obsession with vinyl related picture collections, we bring you a selection of popsters playing their favourite discs. We start off funky with Stax records’ man Rufus Thomas doing his Disc Jockey routine. Then we go on the soul...

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    I’m Just a Seventies Fashion Fair Cosmetics Advert

    • 932 Views • 1970s, Fashion, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on I’m Just a Seventies Fashion Fair Cosmetics Advert

    During the seventies Ebony magazine published a series of adverts for the company Fashion Fair Cosmetics. The advertising campaign featured famous female stars of the time with the humble tagline “I’m Just…” Celebrities promoting the...

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    Street Life in Seventies Toronto

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    Gordon Lightfoot wrote a song about it (On Yonge Street) It’s fifty seven miles long and was once thought to be the longest street in the world  – we won’t bore you with the details. Also, from the 1930s through to 2007 it was home to...

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    Super Seventies Japanese Film Posters

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    Here we have the long awaited sequel to our Swinging sixties Japanese film posters feature. This time we head back to the seventies and focus on Western movie posters recreated for the general public in Japan. Now take a seat, grab your overpriced...