September 29, 2012

Let's Twist!

This era cracks me up! Joey Dee and the Starliters from 1962.

It's Pony Time!

I cannot stop laughing at this! These poor kids! Waaaaaaaaaaah!

Everybody Needs Somebody

Rockin' performance by Wilson Pickett in Germany from 1968.

Saturday morning dose of 1965...

Roy Orbison doing Candy Man. Later in life with famous cohorts.

September 25, 2012

Jimi Hendrix in 1965...

backing up Buddy and Stacy performing Shotgun on Night Train.

September 22, 2012

like, beatnik speak

Groovy cars in the openings. Kookie has "smog in his noggin."

Saturday morning dose of Shindig!

Here's a great one to skim through, especially to learn the "ska."

Saturday morning dose of 1965...

with a little twang from Buck Owens. Another version. The Beatles.

September 21, 2012

Scopitones

What's a Scopitone? They're quite bizarre. Like this one for instance.
This post shows how risque they were once thought to be.

Friday night dose of Shindig!

Here's a good one to watch for a slice of November, 1964.

September 16, 2012

Sunday morning dose of 1965...

with groovy footage of a tv special for all you Beatles fans.

September 15, 2012

Please Mister Postman on Ready Steady Go!

Love it when the goon walks in front of the camera! Waaaaaaahh!

Give up the funk!

Here's a great live version of Give Up the Funk by Parliament Funkadelic from 1976. Below is their 1967 hit (I Wanna) Testify from when they were The Parliaments. I may as well throw in Flash Light!

September 14, 2012

British pop music circa 1964

with Cilla Black and Dusty Springfield. Put on your shades and dance. Both of these performances are from Ready Steady Go!

The Rolling Stones from 1964

Tremendous and awkward footage of early Rolling Stones on The Mike Douglas Show from '64. They'd only been together for 18 months.

Have a Pink Martini

Check out this live performance of Sympathique if you're so inclined.

Friday afternoon dose of Neil Diamond...

from a 1971 Paris television show gettin' all deep and spiritual.

September 2, 2012

British tv show 6-5 Special

Here's a film about the tv show from 1958. This show was produced by Jack Good who also produced Shindig! in the United States.

Sunday morning dose of 1965...

with The Bobby Fuller Four singing on Shivaree.