April 29, 2010

Apollo Theatre, 1962

Let's head down to the Apollo for a good show and a steak.

April 23, 2010

Ready Steady Go tv show

Ready Steady Go aired in Britain from 1963 - 1966. Manfred Mann's 5-4-3-2-1 was the theme song. The show was hosted by Keith Fordyce, Dusty Springfield and Cathy McGowan, known as the "Queen of the Mods" as a result of her hosting gig. Anyone who was anyone was on this program. They ran theme shows featuring The Beatles, Otis Redding and the hugely popular Motown acts.

• Otis Redding Special, 1966
• The Sounds of Motown, 1965

Dusty was instrumental in showcasing Motown on the show.

April 19, 2010

Olmsted's Emerald Necklace

Learn about the series of Boston parks that make up the Emerald Necklace. This is great info to know if you live in Boston. Sharing is caring. Go to the Emerald Necklace Conservancy web site.