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Archive for the ‘Television’ Category

  • Not Quite Soul Train – John Q’s Entertainment Scene

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    Apart from the descriptions that accompany the videos from Fuzzy Memories TV and the odd comment on disco related forums, we cant really shed much light on Chicago television show John Q’s Entertainment Scene. These clips are from the first Anniversary...

  • The Beatles Television Tribute From Hell

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    Here at VoEA we tend to steer clear of The Beatles. It’s not because we don’t like them, we just think that over the years the fab four’s work has been well covered inside and out. However when we stumbled across this bizarre and bonkers...

  • Rare Minnie Riperton and Rotary Connection Footage

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    We’ve long been admirers of the luscious sounds created by Charles Stepney and his work with Minnie Riperton and the Rotary Connection so when we saw this little known and very rare video on the Charles Stepney Appreciation Society Facebook page we knew...

  • Raquel Welch 1970 Television Special

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    It had more costumes than Lady Gaga’s tour wardrobe, cost over 350,000 dollars to make and featured Raquel Welch singing The Beatles Rocky Raccoon with Bob Hope – Welcome to the 1970 CBS television special Raquel! Raquel’s other special...

  • The Bee Gees – Idea 1968 TV Special

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    For those of you who always associate the Bee Gees with high-pitched voices, gold lame suits, John Travolta and ‘Saturday Night Fever’, well,we are going to try to make you think again. Prior to their massive, all-conquering 1977 disco smash the Bee Gees...

  • The Television Will Be Advertised

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    Since televisions became available to buy in the 1920s they have gone through lots of changes. They have gone from Black and White to Colour to 3D, and in recent years they have changed dramatically with the arrival of the flat screen. Most of...

  • Souled Out – Seventies K-Tel Television Adverts

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    It’s Soul time with K-Tel – As Advertised on television (Many years ago) During the seventies the budget record label released several Soul compilation albums. A while ago we blogged two of the adverts from the Super Bad series. We’ve had...

  • T.A.M.I Show – James Brown versus The Rolling Stones

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    The Teenage Awards Music International show was a live concert that was filmed in 1964 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in “Electronovision”. The T.A.M.I Show featured a host of musical acts including Smokey Robinson and The Miracles,...

  • Television and Film Art of Jack Davis

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    Cartoonist Jack Davis has produced a vast amount of art work during his career, and the reason why his portfolio is packed to the brim is because of his ability to create a cartoon in his own unique style in a matter of minutes. With his speedy skills...

  • 1960s – Behind The Scenes with Life Magazine

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    We’ve been behind the scenes of the 1968 film Planet of The Apes, now it’s time to take you on a trip backstage to some well-known films and Television series from the sixties. In the first set of Life magazine photos we go to Rome with Jane...