Displaying items by tag: 1970s

Did the King, Dennis Law, and the noisy neighbours relegate Man Utd, in 1974? Factually, no, in the memory of many football fans, yes. Six years after being crowned the kings of European football,

Published in Sport
Monday, 28 March 2022 13:50

A Short on Biog of David Essex 

 
David Albert Cook was born in 1947 in Plaistow, England and grew up in Canning Town in East London.
Published in Music

The Wigan Casino was a dance hall and home to ‘Northern Soul' at the height of its fashion in the mid- to late-70s in the centre of a once prosperous manufacturing town, once bursting with cotton mills, now brought low by economic hard times. It remains the most famous club in Northern England.

Published in Video of the Week
Monday, 29 November 2021 17:49

A Brief History of Radio Jingles

In the US, the National Broadcasting Company banned direct advertising, so radio jingles were used to overcome the embargo. These took the form of sound branding as bite-sized tunes used to advertise products and other commercial uses.

Published in Culture
Monday, 22 November 2021 19:35

Mott The Hoople (Ballad of) Rockumentary

Mott The Hoople are perhaps known to all music fans, but what of their story? The Ballad of Mott the Hoople is a feature-length documentary telling the bruised and battered, but triumphant, tale of one of the UK's most cherished rock 'n' roll bands, including rare and unseen archive footage.

Published in Video of the Week
Tuesday, 16 November 2021 21:00

The Goodies on ZANI

On the evening of 8th November 1970, BBC 2, three maverick characters were unleashed to the British viewing public, The Goodies.

Published in Film

Peter Shilton, one of the finest goalkeepers the world has ever seen, has been denying strikers the net for more than twenty years -

Published in Video of the Week

ZZ Top's 1976  Worldwide Texas Tour for the album Fandango (1975) 

Published in Video of the Week
Tuesday, 22 December 2020 11:57

Albert Griffiths of The Gladiators Revered on ZANI

Following on from the sad news of the passing of Toots Hibbert in September, reggae music is in mourning once again with the loss of the great Albert Griffiths the leader of The Gladiators,in my opinion, the greatest band from that golden era of Jamaican roots reggae music in the mid-seventies.

Published in Music

As soon autumn arrives, so thoughts start turning towards warmer clothing. There is a fabric that has been used for at least the last century that should be addressed, especially as it has seen a bit of a resurgence since certain period dramas on television (Peaky Blinders) for example have had an impact on tastes when it comes to tailoring.

Published in Culture
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