A weekly radio show exploring the music of the 1960s: British Invasion, soul, psychedelia, garage, girl pop, regional hits, album cuts, b-sides, obscure 45s, and more

LISTEN: DIG #230

We’ll listen to a fantastic Hollies b-side, album cuts by Country Joe & The Fish, the Chocolate Watch Band, the Kinks, and Sly & the Family Stone; plus Captain Beefheart, Joe Tex, the Wildlife (pictured), some obscure 45s, and more.

November 13, 2014

LISTEN: DIG #231

We’ll uncover gems by Orange Bicycle, Etta James, Ultimate Spinach, and Tim Buckley; check in to see what a couple of 1950s icons were up to in the ’60s, plus hear records by the Mamas and the Papas, the Nice, the Rolling Stones, the Brood, and more.

November 13, 2014

LISTEN: DIG #232

We’ll hear from the Youngbloods, the Marmalade, the Cryan’ Shames, and Tony Joe White; listen to 45s by garage bands the Rogues, the Enfields (pictured), and the Guilloteens; check out some 1960s records from across the globe, and much more from across the 60s pop music spectrum.

November 13, 2014

DIG AT THE MOVIES: Pat & Lolly Vegas in “It’s a Bikini World”

Who wouldn’t love this clip? Pat & Lolly Vegas (later to be known as Redbone) perform a cool song in a monster’s mouth at a club called the Dungeon while a girl wearing a tiara, gloves,go-go boots, and a bikini with fringe dances in front of them. ‘Nuff said.

November 12, 2014

DIG AT THE MOVIES: “Ferry Cross the Mersey” Trailer

This 1965 musical starred Gerry & the Pacemakers, and was the first film to be shot on location in Liverpool after the city became a famous hotbed of that beat, beat, beat. The trailer stands alone as a mid-60s time capsule.

November 12, 2014

DIG AT THE MOVIES: The Mindbenders in “To Sir With Love”

From the culminating scene in the film. Lulu makes the introduction and after a little subterfuge, student Pam (Judy Geeson) gets her dance with “Sir” (Sidney Poitier) while the Mindbenders play.

November 12, 2014

DIG AT THE MOVIES: “Do I Have to Do This All Over Again” from the Monkees’ “Head”

One of the swingin’-est psychedelic dance scenes ever, as Mike walks into his surprise birthday party. From the looks of this clip, there must have been a crazy party going on in the film editing room as well!

August 1, 2014