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Bob Dylan - Hurricane

American middleweight boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter was wrongly convicted of murder in the 1960s, but spent two decades in jail. He died this past week. 101 more words


Forgotten 45s: The First Class - Beach Baby

Riding the wave of nostalgia of the 60s surfer music, Beach Baby is a single by the UK group The First Class, consisting of John Carter, Tony Burrows, and Chas Mills. 236 more words


Lawrence Boots 1958-73

Lawrence is probably not a boot manufacturer brand that will be strongly remembered even by our older readers. Like many of the smaller sportswear companies we feature as part of the regular A Word From Our Sponsors feature, Lawrence’s heyday came in the 1950s and 60s before their market share was gradually squeezed by the growing clout of the majors. 42 more words


Live from the Beijing Motor Show: Citroën CX

Cars built before the early 1990s are few and far between in China, and as a result there is almost no vintage car culture to speak of.


Wednesdays with Romain Gary, Part Fifteen

L’angoisse du roi Salomon by Romain Gary. 1979. English title: King Solomon. (OOP, used copies available)

L’angoisse du roi Salomon is the last book by Romain Gary and it was published under the pen name Emile Ajar. 338 more words

20th Century

Earl George - The Real Me (1974)

Earl George – The Real Me (Queen Bee, QB02, 1974)