September 30, 2010

heeeeelp!













Does anyone have an extra barrette?! I'm going on in 5 minutes!
whooooooaaaaaaahhhhhhhh!
Gonna Get Along Without You Now from 1964. Love the organ.
Take that big-ass hair and you go Skeeter! Find someone twice as cute.

The Flintstones are 50!

The Flintstones was the first primetime TV cartoon. Read 15 things you don't know about The Flintstones. Here are Wilma and Betty watching The Beau Brummelstones (The Beau Brummels) on Shinrock, a parody of Shindig! with host Jimmy O'Neilstone.  The term "Beau Brummell" means well-dressed man and is named after Beau Brummell. Here are some other performances from the show:
Ann-Margret as Ann Margrock
• In Bedrock, Twitch Twitch
• Fred is like, squaresville!

September 27, 2010

Pour me a drink already!




















































My friend Tracey makes the best drinks! She and her sidekick
Colleen will show you how! Colleen's sons are the boys on the
swings. Tracey's daughter is Lucywho's wiggin' out in my
authentic, cheesy 70s Aviators.

• Make a cool drink for Halloween!
• Impress your friends by making a great martini.
• pour the perfect shot

yikes!





























This explains everything. Thanks YouTube!

September 26, 2010

funniest commercials ever!





















I have no idea what's being said but it doesn't matter.
There are several. Waaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhh!

Alexandra Hotel in Boston, 1875




















At the corner of Mass Ave. and Washington Street is the Alexandra Hotel, built in 1875. The Church of Scientology bought it and they started cleaning it up. Read about it here.

Allen House in Boston, 1859




I love having this groovy mansion in my neighborhood. It's a mix of the Italianate and French Second Empire styles. The Hite sign and building no longer exist.

September 25, 2010

The Larry Kane Show, 1962

Many 1950s and 60s teen dance shows are no longer with us because they were taped over. Here's rare footage of the Larry Kane Show from Houston, Texas. It ran from 1959–1972

beat-club from Germany

Beat-Club from Germany looked like an incredible show. It ran from 1965 – 1972. The performances were far out with lots of audience shots. Love the beautiful and cool hostess! Here are some clips:
Eric Burdon and the Animals, 1967
documentary footage
The Tremeloes, 1967
Peanut Butter, The Liverbirds 1965
Happy Jack, The Who
Out of Time, Chris Farlowe, 1966
San Francisco, Scott McKenzie, 1967
Fire, The Crazy World of Aurthur Brown, 1968
Look Through Any Window, The Hollies
I Can't Let Go, The Hollies, 1966