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Peter and Gordon 1964 Peter Asher's sister Jane dated Paul McCartney, who wrote some hit songs for Peter and Gordon. Paul's song World Without Love skyrocketed Peter and Gordon to number one and fame in 1964. Sadly, Gordon Waller died too soon at 64 in 2009.
Tags: 1960s  British  Pop   
Added: 10th December 2010
Views: 1272
Posted By: AngoraSox
Brenton Wood - The Oogum Boogum Song Tags: Brenton  Wood  -  The  Oogum  Boogum  Song  60's  1967  1960s  classic  music 
Added: 30th November 2010
Views: 1193
Posted By: Music Maiden
Banana-Blade Hockey Sticks The blades on hockey sticks used to be completely straight. In 1927, Cy Denneny of the Ottawa Senators briefly experimented with a blade he had curved using hot water. Nothing came of it. Four decades later, Stan Mikita of the Chicago Blackhawks partially broke the blade of one of his sticks during a practice. He took a shot with it for kicks. Voila! The puck did some fancy dancing through the air much like a knuckleball does. Mikita and teammate Bobby Hull began experimenting with different versions--some with ridiculous curves they dubbed 'banana blades.' Although they had some obvious drawbacks--accurate passing and backhand shots were much more difficult--the warped pieces of wood immediately became formidable weapons. Of course, the banana blades were universally despised by goalies because the netminders had no idea where the puck was headed. (In all honesty, neither did the shooters!) In an era when some goalies didn't wear masks, there was a serious risk of injury, so the extreme blades were outlawed. Today a curve of only 1/2 to 3/4 of an inch is permitted in organized hockey. A hockey ref once told me that if you put a dime on its edge and it fits under the blade of a stick, the curve is illegal.
Tags: hockey  banana  blades 
Added: 29th November 2010
Views: 1573
Posted By: Lava1964
The Kingsmen - Jolly Green Giant Tags: The  Kingsmen  -  Jolly  Green  Giant  1965  60s  1960s 
Added: 28th November 2010
Views: 1398
Posted By: Old Fart
Shop Around-Smokey Robinson and The Miracles Something for the Black Friday Shoppers to keep in mind!
Tags: Shop  Around-Smokey  Robinson  and  The  Miracles 
Added: 26th November 2010
Views: 1428
Posted By: Cliffy
JFK - Ich Bin Ein Berliner On June 26, 1963, in the shadow of the Berlin Wall, John F. Kennedy delivered the most famous speech of his presidency. To show solidarity with the free citizens of West Berlin, JFK said the German phrase, 'Ich bin ein Berliner.' This sentence has three translations: 'I am a Berliner,' 'I am a citizen of Berlin,' or rather comically, 'I am a jelly doughnut.' An urban myth claims the Germans in the audience snickered at the comment because of the possible jelly doughnut translation. However, the truth is that most Germans were intelligent enough to realize which meaning was intended. An English equivalent would be if someone said, 'I am a New Yorker.' What would a reasonable person conclude? Does the speaker mean he is a resident of New York or a renowned magazine?
Tags: JFK  Berlin  speech  jelly  doughnut 
Added: 24th November 2010
Views: 723
Posted By: Lava1964
Dionne Warwick - Message To Michael on Hullabaloo Tags: Dionne  Warwick  -  Message  To  Michael  on  Hullabaloo  classic  soft  rock  60s  1960s 
Added: 18th November 2010
Views: 1116
Posted By: Music Maiden
Sound-O-Power Astro-Gun Toy Commercial Tags: Sound-O-Power  Astro-Gun  Toy  Commercial   
Added: 16th November 2010
Views: 825
Posted By: pfc
March on Washington 17 April 1965 There were many epic protests against the Vietnam war that inspired my generation but this photograph of a demonstrator placing a flower in the barrel of a National Guardsman’s gun – a single, small but defiant act of protest – was both of the time and, eternally, an assertion for peace against war. The moment gathered further cogency in May 1970 after the killing of four students at Kent State University in Ohio in a similar protest. It emerged that one of the dead, Allison Krause, had also placed a flower in a gun the previous day
Tags: March  on  Washington  protests  Vietnam  War,  generations,  war,  demonstrators 
Added: 14th November 2010
Views: 1253
Posted By: pfc
Scary Book then I guess Tags: Hypnotisim,  Communisum  and  The  Beatles 
Added: 13th November 2010
Views: 851
Posted By: Cliffy

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