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Records, The

The Records are best remembered for their cult classic, Starry Eyes, a song that defined British power pop in the 70s. While they never matched the success of...

20/20

20/20 was formed in Tulsa, Oklahoma, by high school friends Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals). They relocated to Los Angeles...

Pleasers, The

The Pleasers formed at the end of 1976 and spent most of the following year playing in and around London, using a regular Saturday...

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Long Tall Shorty

A London band originally known as The Indicators, Long Tall Shorty were immensely popular on the mod revival club circuit. Fronted by Keith Mono, they recorded By Your...

Radio Flyer Wagon

Italian-born Antonio Pasin began making handcrafted wooden wagons in 1917, three years after his arrival in America. By 1923, Pasin's wagons had been dubbed...

Canal Children, The

1 9 7 6 (UK) 6 x 25 minute episodes The year is 1845 and the coming of the railways bites hard for those in the canal...

Mrs Brown (1997)

Judi Dench and Billy Connolly are a wonderfully regal double-act in this perceptive blend of fact and fiction. The story examines the relationship between Queen...

John Stewart

An imposing deep-voiced Californian who told tales of the new American West, a harsh land populated by lonesome ne'er-do-wells. Stewart's commercial success was fleeting, but...

Satin Bomber Jackets

Pinky Tuscadero, watch out! Satin jackets were back from their 50s sock-hop days, and looked better than ever. In the 70s, everybody slipped into...

Wild Women of Wongo, The (1958)

On a tropical island, a tribe of beautiful women from the village of Wongo discover that a village called Goona on the other side...

Army Game, The

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 6 1 (UK) 157 x 30 minute episodes Debuting on ITV in 1957, The Army Game was British comedy at its best,...