In an age before sat-nav, internet, email and mobile phones – and in an age when women hardly ever traveled alone to adventurous countries – Elspeth Elspeth achieved something that is still remarkable today. In 1982, Beard embarked on a two-year solo journey that would take her around the world on her beloved motorbike –Continue reading “Amazing Photos of Elspeth Beard, the First British Woman to Ride a Motorcycle Around the World”
It’s easy to forget that celebrities are real people, especially ones that were before our time. But these vintage driver’s licenses of celebs show us that whoever you are, you still need the right papers to ride your own cars.
Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. (February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018) was an American actor, director, and producer of film and television, considered a sex symbol and icon of American popular culture. Reynolds first rose to prominence when he starred in several different television series such as Gunsmoke (1962–1965), Hawk (1966), and Dan August (1970–1971).Continue reading “49 Vintage Photos of Burt Reynolds From the 1970s & 1980s”
These terrible album covers will make you laugh and then violently cringe! Classical musicians have long had a reputation for being the worst dressed and least image-conscious people on Planet Culture. Weird, funny, alarming and perplexing all at the same time. And below are 30 of the very worst classic album covers of all time.
In 1979, the pop world was agog over a New Wave band fronted by an aggressive and slightly loopy blonde female singer known as Debbie Harry. The band was Blondie. Their hits were legion. From the breakthrough album “Parallel Lines” in 1978 alone they had Hanging On the Telephone, One Way or Another, Sunday GirlContinue reading “14 Vintage Photographs of Debbie Harry Posing With Her Cars in the Late 1970s”
David Bowie may have a song called Looking for a Friend, but the late musician was certainly not short on pals. From joking around with Paul McCartney at award shows to performing with Mick Jagger on stage to marrying supermodel Iman, Bowie surrounded himself with people to know.
Here’s a set of vintage photographs capturing rock stars, punks, and pop royalty playing pinball. Many of these are candid shots, taken on the road during downtime while on tour. Some were taken in such a casual environment that information regarding who took the photo, and when, is scarce.
On July 13, 1985, at Wembley Stadium in London, Prince Charles and Princess Diana officially open Live Aid, a worldwide rock concert organized to raise money for the relief of famine-stricken Africans. Organized in just 10 weeks, Live Aid was staged on Saturday, July 13, 1985. More than 75 acts performed, including Elton John, Madonna,Continue reading “22 Wonderful Photos of Bands On Stage during the 1985 Live Aid Concert at Wembley Stadium”