Archive for the ‘Then and Now’ Category

Las Vegas is iconic throughout the world for excitement, glamour, fast-paced fun and all the entertainment you could need. You can find this in numerous ways, such as gambling, eating, drinking, watching a show, seeing the sights and more. It’s place like any other, where pleasure is king and people from all over the word   Read More …

Categories: Then and Now

Amazing news for oldies fans: the grooviest cruise of 2018! The music, the memories and the spirit of the love generation will come together once again when the 2018 Flower Power Cruise sets sail from February 24 through March 3, 2018.  A vacation experience for everyone who was a part of the movement – or   Read More …

Categories: News, Then and Now

On April 13th, 1954, the American singer Bill Haley recorded the song “Rock Around the Clock”. This was the beginning of a new era of nonconformism and creativity. The rock’n’Roll’s essence is made up of a series of immortal artists: Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley or the Fab Four –   Read More …

Categories: News, Then and Now

Starting tomorrow, Proud Galleries is pleased to present ‘The Beatles Unseen: Photographs by David Magnus’ a moving documentation of the legendary band’s phenomenal ascent by photographer David Magnus, who bore witness to some of their greatest moments. This exhibition, featuring many previously unseen photographs, is a fascinating and deeply candid insight into The Beatles during   Read More …

The ’60s:               50 years later:         Photos: Pinterest & PetulaClark.co.uk In 2016, Petula released a new CD, “From Now On”, elegantly celebrating a lifetime of music. At 83, she also toured UK to promote her new album. Here is the amazing song and breathtaking video:   Read More …

Santa baby, slip a sable under the tree for me Been an awful good girl Santa baby, and hurry down the chimney tonight. 1. Concert tickets @ Diana Ross           2. Steven Tyler – Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?: A Rock ‘n’ Roll Memoir           Read More …

After I’ve heard for the first time “Forget Him”, Bobby Rydell instantly reached a top place in my ’60s favourite daydreaming playlist. His strong velvety voice is tender and emotional, like a warm comforting embrace given to his listeners. After I’ve seen for the first time Allan Slutsky’s “Standing in the Shadows of Motown”, it became the documentary I can watch over and over again and still   Read More …

Colorado-based legends Magic Music – dubbed the state’s first “jam band” – have a storied history that truly complements their name. The group began as a merry troop of renegades whose brotherhood was eternally forged in the music they made. The band’s sound coalesced in the days when the members lived in Eldorado Canyon (inspiration   Read More …

“You Don’t Own Me” is a popular song written by Philadelphia songwriters John Madara and David White and recorded by Lesley Gore in 1963, when Gore was just 17 years old. The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Pop Singles Chart in the United States (just behind The Beatles’ “I Want to Hold Your   Read More …

On Dec. 8th, 1980, Mark David Chapman deadly shot John Lennon. At a 2010 hearing, Chapman recalled that he had considered shooting Johnny Carson or Elizabeth Taylor instead, and said that he chose Lennon because the ex-Beatle was more accessible, that his century-old apartment building by Central Park “wasn’t quite as cloistered.” The wrong man in   Read More …

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