Posts Tagged ‘1973’

I Can’t Stand The Rain – Ann Peebles, 1973

Friday, July 8th, 2016

For friends in America in these terrible days, a favourite from my childhood, probably because of the combination of Ann Peeble’s voice and the sound effects of the production. If you like Al Green or Southern soul in general you will probably like this.

Wherever we see racism and violence, may we step in the way of it.

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Life on Mars, 1973

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Life on Mars, the BBC TV sci-fi police show, takes place in 1973. But it’s a 1973 of the mind, and this is a matter of plot, not just artistic license. The show’s protagonist, a police detective, suffers a serious car accident in the year 2006 and wakes up in the early 70s.

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Bloomingdales 1970s display rooms by Barbara D’Arcy

Monday, May 11th, 2009

More photos from “The Bloomingdale’s Book of Home Decorating,” 1973, by Barbara D’Arcy. These displays –  a Japanese room, a psychedelic red room and a room done in a sort of wild Tudor hunting lodge style – were built inside Bloomingdales in the late 60s or early 70s. See more of the amazing display rooms D’Arcy designed for Bloomingdales in our earlier post,  The Saturday Generation.

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In Every Dreamhome A Heartache

Friday, April 17th, 2009

For those who aren’t familiar with the song In Every Dreamhome A Heartache, it appeared on the 1973 Roxy Music album For Your Pleasure. See here for a live performance featuring Brian Eno on keyboards, looking like a sick Ziggy Stardust, and Andy Mackay wearing some quite amazing blistered spaceman pants in green satin.

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