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Gene Chandler: Duke of Earl

BUY HERE No one can stop a “Duke of Earl.” As an R&B predecessor and major stylistic influence, Gene Chandler is remembered fondly for this hit song. A darling among all the solid gold oldies, the dumbed-down background doo-wops made for a catchy classic. The soulful chart-topper was his big break and led him into…

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Johnny Thunder: I’m Alive

Listen to “I’m Alive” here If anything, Johnny Thunder knew how to make you feel alive, and that’s just what this fuzzy 60’s mod song does. “I’m Alive” is a crunchy, underrated classic with garage band style and the vocal bravery of Mr. Thunder, a former lead singer of the Drifters. That shrieking, untamed voice…

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Canned Candies: The Nudes of Jean Clemmer

Coinciding with the London Fashion in Film Festival (1 – 12 December), Flash Projects in London is exhibiting iconic original vintage photographs by Jean Clemmer, exploring fantasy, sensuality and haute couture in 1960s Paris.

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Romanian Beauty Makes Sicilian Men Weep

Romanian model Catrinel Menghia now resides in Milan and this black and white photo shoot for Aubade Agenda would even convince Federico Fellini that she is full blooded Sicilian beauty. With the help of Menghia’s beauty, this unnamed photographer has captured the essence and style of Italy in the 1960s.

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Inspiration URL: SquareAmerica.com

The creator of SquareAmerica.com trawls flea markets and garage sales seeking out vintage-photo treasure. Scanning and categorizing grainy snapshots of American history (taken by mostly amateur photogs) the site is a curious journey of the 20th century.