Displaying items by tag: 60s

Monday, 09 November 2015 15:46

 A Brief history of White Boy Blues (UK) on ZANI

After the war, thousands of US troops remained stationed in the UK and flocked in their droves to Soho (London) looking for entertainment.
Published in Music
Sunday, 01 November 2015 11:30

A Short History of The Supremes On ZANI

Florence Ballard was a student at junior high school in the Detroit housing projects and became friends with Paul Williams and Eddie Kendricks,
Published in Music
Monday, 12 October 2015 19:18

A Short History of The Meters

The Meters were put together in 1965, when Art Neville (keyboards) recruited George Porter, Jr. (bass guitar), Joseph (Zigaboo) Modeliste (drums) and Leo Nocentelli (guitar, vocals) .
Published in Music
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 19:11

The Leather Boys

Mention The Leather Boys and it’s likely only a few would associate the phrase with a milestone in British gay cinema.
Published in Film
Monday, 31 August 2015 11:20

Brief History of Greenwich Village

The area which is now Greenwich Village was once marshland and 16th century Native Americans referred to it as Sapokanikan ("tobacco field").
Published in Culture

“…And so farewell from your little droog. And to all others in this story profound shooms of lip-music brrrrrr.

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“‘What’s it going to be then, eh?’

Published in Culture

In the early 60s Ronan O'Rahilly was a nightclub owner in London's Soho district and managed a number of pop music artists including Georgie Fame.

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It’s called Saltdean, and I presume the derivation originates from the sulphurous air that permeates the atmosphere from the sea. It’s about five or six miles outside of Brighton, and unlike its celebrated neighbour, it’s bereft of any of the trappings that you’d expect to find at the seaside; no pier, no cafe, no illuminations or smell of fish and chips. In fact, aside from an imposing hotel that wouldn’t be out of place in The Shining, there’s very little here in Saltdean that one could call memorable.

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/Ian Patrick Mac McLagan - Val Weedon
© Words - Val Weedon

Ian McLagan was a keyboard player best known as a member of the Small Faces and Faces.  He sadly died on December 3rd following complications from a stroke.  
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