Underground fashion in Britain, 1960-1990 – in pictures
From the fair isle jumpers of the 60s art-school boho, through to the bone necklaces and black string vests worn by early 80s goths, changing youth fashions have come to reflect everything from class to political beliefs, as a new book illustrates. The Bag I’m In, Underground Music and Fashion in Britain 1960-1990 by Sam Knee is published by Cicada Books
Suedeheads: l’influence Ivy League en Angleterre.
Entre 1969 et 1970, l’hiver anglais fut rude, particulièrement froid. Certains skinheads, frileux sous leur crâne rasé décident de se laisser pousser les cheveux. Naissent alors les Suedehead…
Record Mirror, Feb 1980, The Specials
Record Mirror was a British weekly music newspaper that was more poppy than the other music papers such as New Musical Express, Sounds, and Melody Maker. This issue features a front cover photo of Terry Hall of The Specials by Jill Furmanovsky. I was a fan of Furmanovsky’s (I still am) and I managed to get one of my own photographs printed in Record Mirror in 1981. In the 1980s Record Mirror was the only music paper to publish the official UK singles and album charts. It changed to a Smash…
Ska'd for Life: A Personal Journey with The Specials
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