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There is an old Hotel/Pub in Marble Arch, London, which used to have gallows adjacent to it.

Published in Culture
Sunday, 14 February 2021 14:37

The Ram Jam Club

It wasn't just the record business that thrived in the sixties, the live music scene was lively, to say the least, and not just in Central London.

Published in Culture
Thursday, 03 December 2020 15:27

Rude GRL + CC - Like Wow - Reviewed

'Art hurts. Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home' - Poet Gwendolyn Brooks (7th June 1917 – 3rd December 2000)

Published in Music
Thursday, 25 June 2020 10:30

Teddy Pendergrass - Live In London

Taped at London s Hammersmith Odeon in 1982, this spectacular concert showcases Teddy at the peak of his powers. Performing hits from his four platinum albums Teddy Pendergrass, Life Is A Song Worth Singing, Teddy and TP the R&B legend delights the London crowd with energetic soul stompers and steamy serenades.

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Marc Bolan TV documentary.Dandy in the Underworld. 1997.

Published in Video of the Week
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 18:17

Smokey Dives

Documentary showing how drab post-war Britain was enlivened by the trad-jazz scene, which ballooned into our first mass youth culture, with thousands of young people dancing the night away in dimly light underground clubs, from Soho's infamous Cy Laurie Club to The Cavern Club in Liverpool.

Published in Video of the Week
Thursday, 16 April 2020 09:41

A Tailored History of Madras – Check It Out...

Many of us who are into the Mod scene appreciate what is termed as Madras. From, shirts to jackets, to shorts and trousers, any discerning Mod, Modernist, Ivy League fan, or stylish geezer should own something that is a summer staple among the stylish. Here is a short history of how Madras became popular in the Western world.

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Tubby Hayes – The Life Behind The Tenor, is a brilliant, and insightful limited edition book, that takes a closer look at the life of the British Jazz icon, Tubby Hayes. It has recently been published by Mono Media Books and is limited to one hundred copies.

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A rare Lenny Mclean documentary from 1978

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Thin Ice is a novel by British character actor Alan Ford (23rd February 1938, London). Known to many as Brick Top from Guy Ritchie’s iconic crime caper film Snatch (2000),

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