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Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

  • Martha The Queen

    Martha Jean ‘The Queen’ Steinberg – African-American Icon

    • 640 Views • 1950s, 1960s, MusicComments Off

    As one of the first female DJs and also one of the first African-American DJs in the States Martha Jean ‘The Queen’ Steinberg was hugely influential, progressive, inspirational and not one to shy away from a challenge. Born Martha Jean Jones in Memphis,...

  • Palm Beach

    Palm Beach Pop – 1969 Style

    • 1836 Views • 1960s, MusicComments Off

    Now this must have been one hell of a weekend even if it was held at the end of November and the weather was, well let’s just say it was typical festival conditions. It was the only US festival the Rolling Stones played in 1969, almost all the original...

  • The Shadows of Knight

    The Shadows of Knight – Doin’ The Potato Chip

    • 2162 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...

  • pink panther

    Doug Goodwin – From The Pink Panther to Northern Soul

    • 3672 Views • 1960s, Music, TelevisionComments Off

    Songwriter, composer, pianist, author and carpenter – Doug Goodwin is a man of many talents, a man who has written a number of songs you definitely will have heard of and also the man behind a record that is up there with the very best Northern Soul...

  • Swingers

    Singers and Swingers In The Kitchen

    • 6386 Views • 1960s, Book Covers, Food, Literature, MusicComments Off

    Feeling hungry? Thought so. How do you fancy a little something from the ‘scene-makers cookbook’? Or as the cover notes say: ‘Dozens of nutty, turned-on, easy-to-prepare recipes from the grooviest gourmets happening.’ Now before you start sniggering,...