Wanda Jean Jackson was born in 1937 in Maud, Oklahoma. Her father taught her to play the piano and guitar.
Published in Music
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 11:44

Hunter S. Thompson Omnibus 1978



BBC program Omnibus features Nigel Finch's 50-minute 1978 documentary of Hunter S. Thompson and Ralph Steadman titled "Fear And Loathing In Gonzovision" at the beginning and "Fear And Loathing On The Road To Hollywood With Dr. Hunter S. Thompson And Ralph Steadman" at the end.
Published in Video of the Week
I wrote this piece on my favorite writer in the early nineties for Positive Energy of Madness and soon after started a penpal friendship with him.
Published in Culture
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 15:28

Guns n Roses - The Band That Time Forgot



They epitomise everything that a rock n' roll band should be, Guns n Roses will always be up there in history as one of the greatest acts ever. This classic documentary goes behind the scenes to chart their rise to worldwide acclaim. Watch the whole feature exclusively on this channel for free.
Published in Video of the Week


Very Rarely broadcast Ali Documentary. This is jammed packed full of Rare Footage from the vaults of ABC, Includes some real Gems here,
Published in Video of the Week


The Clash - Full Concert Recorded Live: 3/8/1980 - Capitol Theatre (Passaic, NJ)
Published in Video of the Week

I have said it before and I am proudly saying it again, with regards to the artist forever known as Prince,

Published in Film
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 12:56

Rocket 88: The first Rock'n'Roll record?

Rock’n’Roll, the genre, did not acquire its name until the mid 50s.
Published in Music
Monday, 22 February 2016 14:29

Dennis Rader AKA The BTK Killer

The scene that greeted Detective Bernie Drowatsky on the sunny afternoon of January 15th 1974 was so sickening it haunts him to this day.
Published in Culture
Monday, 08 February 2016 19:25

The Complete History of Blue Suede Shoes

The most famous shoes of the rock and roll era were Carl Perkins's Blue Suede shoes.
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