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The Yardbirds, Ricki-Tick and Blow Up

Whilst perusing late at night on You Tube I revisited a favourite clip of mine. Its the club scene from the¬†Antonioni film “Blow-Up” (1966). It still looks spot-on. But what I hadn’t noticed before was the bizarre design of the … Continue reading

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Pop stars with records (2)

Came across some more nice pictures of pop stars (and actors) with records the other day (although it also inexplicably includes Bill Clinton). They’re at this page.This was my favourite a long-haired Lennon, late sixties with a pile of singles. … Continue reading

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’60s shop and gig …

Just came across this on the excellent Voices of East Anglia website. Its a concert venue that experimented with having an underground st’reet of boutiques. Selling all the latest clobber plus records too. Nip downstairs get some top threads then … Continue reading

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Pop stars playing records.

Just came across this which I though was lovely. Basically as the title suggests it’s photos of sixties pop stars listening to records. Always a nice thing to behold. Here’s (in visual order) Roger Daltrey, Francoise Hardy, Syd Barrett and … Continue reading

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Groovy club scene from…Manon 70.

Manon 70 is a French film from 1968. Starring a ravashing Catherine Deneuve who according to IMDB takes a variety of lovers to satisfy her needs. Sounds very saucy but right now¬†we are concerned with the club scene from the … Continue reading

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The Left Banke’s Michael Brown – RIP.

We’re sorry at OOS to report the passing of Michael Brown March 19. Michael Brown was the writer, composer and singer of seminal sixties group The Left Banke. An often overlooked band but one that when discovered by the listener … Continue reading

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Brother Jonno on NY Radio

Here’s a link to dj. Brother Jonno on New York radio WFMU. He’s guesting with the great DJ Small Change on the “Nickel and Dime and Small Change” Show. It really is a great show as you can see from … Continue reading

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13th Floor Elevators and Dick Clarke

Came across this earlier today and loved it. It’s the 13th Floor Elevators on a Dick Clarke special brilliantly named “Where the Action is!”. The Elevators are playing one of my favourites “You’re gonna miss me” and they really go … Continue reading

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The Misunderstood

After picking up The Misunderstood single “I Can Take You to the Sun” at the Utrecht Record Fair at the weekend (apparantly the largest record fair in the world). I had a quick look on Youtube for some footage of … Continue reading

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Bee Gees psychedelic German show ’68

Thanks to the Dangerous minds website for this one. It’s a an incredible psych tv special made for the Bee Gees album “Idea”. Noel Gallagher once remarked that the Bee Gees were Manchester’s Beach Boys. Not so sure about that … Continue reading

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