1960s Fashion: The Icons And Designers That Helped Shape The Decade
Scroll through the defining moments of 1960s fashion, from the iconic trend setters to the talented designers who dressed them.
An elegy for Davy Jones: Carole King’s demo for ‘Porpoise Song’
In light of the unexpected passing of Monkee Davy Jones, here’s Carole King’s original demo for Head’s “Porpoise Song” (co-written by Gerry Goffin). The Gregorian chant thing she’s got going here (it’s the Mass of the Dead, remember this was the song playing during Micky Dolenz’s “suicidal” jump off the bridge in the beginning of the film) seems like a fitting thing to post in Jones’ honor. Sound quality is what it is, but no matter, this is still pretty amazing. Listen LOUD! Thank you Simon…
Sandy Denny: no fear of time
Confident and self-reliant, Sandy Denny was a leading light of the 1960s folk revival. A new collection of recordings shows that she was also a great lyrical poet, argues Rob Young
Anne Briggs - A Collection
Anne Briggs, a free spirit of the 1960s, was also one of the most distinctive and influential singers on the folk scene. 'If I hadn't heard her,' says June Tabor, 'I'd have probably done something entirely different.' "She was," writes Colin Harper in his accompanying biographical