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Barbara McNair

Brenda Holloway had one genuine rival in the Motown glamour stakes. The delectable Barbara McNair from Racine, Wisconsin, even went into the annals as...

Kim Weston

Kim Weston was born Agatha Natalie Weston on 30 December 1939, in Detroit, Michigan, and started singing in the church at the age of...

Northern Soul

A musical movement born in the industrial North of England, the Northern Soul phenomenon grew out of club-goers passion for black American dance music....

Wigan Casino

After several rumours of licences not being renewed, battles with the police and the drugs squad and many other problems, it was ultimately none...

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Jack Good

An Oxford graduate, Jack Good was one of the first people in Britain to realise that Rock & Roll was more than a passing...

Revolver

1 9 7 8 (UK)8 x episodes Peter Cook played himself as the manager of a converted ballroom in this short-lived new wave style pop and...

What’s Up Tiger Lily? (1966)

One of Toho Studios' International Secret Police series, the already tongue-in-cheek Bond-spoof Kagi No Kag ("Key of Keys"), becomes an even more demented parody of...

Etch-A-Sketch

The closest most people got to Pop Art in the 60s was the Etch-A-Sketch - a popular device that enabled you to make disposable black and...

Ugly Ducklings, The

Formed in Toronto in 1965 and being big fans of The Rolling Stones, they called themselves The Strolling Bones but soon changed that to...

Kursaal Flyers, The

Named after a seaside amusement arcade at Southend in Essex, and fronted by Paul Shuttleworth (who could out-spiv Arthur Daley on a charabanc trip),...

In The Beginning

1 9 7 8 (USA) 6 x 30 minute episodes Father Daniel Cleary (McLean Stevenson) was a pompous, conservative Catholic priest who was paired up with outspoken,...

Witchfynde

Steve Bridges Vocals Montalo Guitar Andro Coulton Bass Pete Surgery Bass Gra Scoresby Drums