March 31, 2012

More History of British Rock and Roll

Here's the rhythm and blues part of the series. Mucho Stones.

History of British Rock and Roll

This is a nice documentary series with lots of great footage.

March 23, 2012

Friday night slice of American Cheese

Started singing this jingle out of nowhere. Ooo la la Sasson.

March 16, 2012

Top of the Pops opening...

...and top 20 rundown from 1968. The floating heads are hilarious.

Friday morning slice of American Cheese

weird, scary, awesome, hideous, moldy, bizarre, wacked, smelly

March 5, 2012

pop-culture infused commercial...

...from 1967. Three pubescents are singing about being wieners.

March 4, 2012

Early Glen Campbell...

...mashing potatoes in 1963 on Star Route, a country music tv show.

March 3, 2012

closing credits to Shivaree...

...with a rockin' performance by Jim Doval and the Gauchos singing Annie Ya Ya from 1965. More about Shivaree here and here.

Saturday morning dose of Shindig!

A segment from 1964 with Aretha Franklin singing Mockingbird.

March 2, 2012

Neil Young

The Crosby, Stills & Nash post got me thinking of Neil Young. Check out this incredible performance of Old Man if you're so inclined.