This one image, the cover for the program from the 1955 Newport Jazz Festival, pretty much sums up everything I love about the aesthetic of mid-century jazz in America. Notably, this was just the 2nd
My current favorite TV show aired its last episode in 1979, but I watch it every week. I’m talking about the 1970s medical drama Emergency!, which aired weekly on NBC from 1972 to 1977 (with a
You kids with your YouTube and streaming services have it so good. Back in 1947 the main way to listen to recorded music at home was rather brittle shellac 78 rpm records. One of the leading brands
SAN FRANCISCO AT NIGHT The fabulous city of San Francisco, as seen from Twin Peaks, is a never-to-be-forgotten sight. The city with its myriad lights and skyscrapers has a perfect background in the
I’d say this album cover is quite appropriate for this time of year. It’s the 1972 rock classic School’s Out (Warner Bros. Records – BS 2623), and boy does this one have a lot.
A few years before advertising mascot classic Boo Berry and Fruit Brute entered the pantheon of Monster Cereal mascots, there was the original duo of Count Chocula and Franken