Sometimes I see a piece of pop art and just know it’s from the 1950s without knowing anything else about it. Such is the case with this phenomenal piece from 1956, advertising a concert called Modern Jazz for ’56, which seems to have been a package tour. It featured artists such as Chris Connor, the […]
A look at the logo history of Taco Bell, from its founding in 1962 through today.
A look at “Fortune Teller,” the 1962 R&B B-side from Benny Spellman that became a rock cover staple.
2016 marks the 50th anniversary of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. Let’s celebrate and prove how sincere we really are.
An unheralded Nat King Cole classic that only reached #99 on the charts in 1958.
A national newspaper ad for The Paul Lynde Halloween Special, ABC 1976.
If there’s one thing I love even more than Halloween, it’s a Halloween pinup. This 1940s Paulette Goddard photo is rather tame by my usual standards but it’s a beauty just the same.
NBC’s Prime Time schedule for September 21, 1973.
In Club 99, I look at songs that peaked at position #99 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, and help to put them into context. Together we can decide if the song deserved more success or got too much. The Song: “I’ll Get By (As Long As I Have You)” The Artist: Billy Williams #99 Chart Date: […]