Tales from the Atomic Age

Fly-By-Night Fun: Fashion
and Fads, Toys and Trends

The go-go dancers of the 1960s are etched in our minds as a visual icon of the decade (usually confined to a large version of a birdcage, the female gyrators typically wore miniskirts and brightly-colored "go-go boots"). Dobie Gray was a fan of the many nightclubs where the girls displayed their assets, saying "See You at the 'Go-Go'" in 1965, then The Miracles were "Going to a Go-Go" in '66 and Lee Dorsey went wild for a "Go-Go Girl" in '67. The boldest fashion yet ... MORE ››

Top 100 Lists

The Rolling Stones

"We Love You": It's those madcap Rolling Stones showing up on the Top 100 Psychedelic Hits 1966-1969! See the list of rockin' singles and album cuts... MORE ››

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GARY PUCKETT
AND THE UNION GAP

The Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett

The small city of Hibbing, Minnesota has produced more than its share of celebrities. Folk singer-songwriter and inspiration-to-up-and-coming rockers Bob Dylan grew up there. 61-homers-in-one-year major league baseball slugger Roger Maris was born there. It was also the city where promising, bright-future singer Gary Puckett was born, though his image is much more closely associated with Yakima, Washington (his family, headed by a piano-playing mom and sax-blasting dad, moved there when he was a youngster) and the small, adjacent city of Union Gap. He spent most of his childhood and teenage years in Yakima ... MORE ››



The 45 Archive

Classic Picture Sleeves
and Record Labels!

The 45 Archive
Vinyl Attack Billy 'The Kid' Emerson

Red Hot
by Billy "The Kid" Emerson

Tarpon Springs, Florida, a scenic spot on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico up the road from Clearwater, was the center of the world to William Robert Emerson; he was born there in 1929, performed there some two decades later when he began supporting himself as a musician, and named his own short-lived record label after the city nearly two decades ... MORE ››