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Ron Dante

Even if you don't know Ron Dante by name, you know his voice: a smooth, youthful, pop-friendly sound that can effortlessly blossom into a...

Ohio Express

Though marketed as a band, it would be more accurate to say that the name "Ohio Express" served as a brand name used by...

Bubblegum Music

On 14 September 1968, The Archie Show, a Saturday morning TV cartoon show, made its debut on CBS in America. The show was a Don Kirshner...

1910 Fruitgum Company

The 1910 Fruitgum Company began life as Jeckell and The Hydes in New Jersey in 1965. They signed to Buddah Records in 1967 and released...

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El Topo (1970)

It is obvious why El Topo was embraced by John Lennon, Dennis Hopper, Timothy Leary and their counterparts. It is a violent, brutal, confusing, occasionally fascinating...

Get Christie Love

1 9 7 4 - 1 9 7 5 (USA) 1 x 90 minute episode 22 x 60 minute episodes Get Christie Love debuted on ABC on Wednesday 11 September...

For The Children

1 9 4 6 - 1 9 5 1  (UK) The first children's programme on British television was For The Children, which began on Sunday 7...

Rush

Rush began playing hard rock/heavy metal in Toronto bars. After financing a debut LP themselves, Neil Peart (an ingenious lyricist) replaced the band's original...

Animal Farm (1954)

This on-target animated cartoon faithfully based on George Orwell's political satire was the first-ever feature-length British animated film. Until the final reel, Animal Farm sticks faithfully to...

Buddy Holly (& The Crickets)

Born Charles Hardin Holley on 7 September 1936, Buddy (as he was nicknamed from an early age by his family) first performed and broadcast...

New Adventures of Charlie Chan, The

1 9 5 7 (USA/UK) 39 x 30 minute episodes J. Carrol Naish starred as the courteous, shrewd and philosophical Chinese detective, father to many children, although...

Disco

In 1976, there were an estimated 10,000 discos open in the US, as opposed to only 1,500 in 1974. Before Saturday Night Fever (1977), disco was...