Blog Posts - 1970s

Eric Clapton and Dick Sims, ca. 1970s

by Vintage Everyday on Jul 21, 2015

20 Vintage Photos That Show a Different Side of Pakistani Life from Between the 1950s and 1970s

by Vintage Everyday on Jul 21, 2015

20 Wonderful Photos of San Francisco’s SoMa District During the Late 1970s and Early 1980s

In 1978, Janet Delaney moved to San Francisco's South of Market (SoMa) district because the location was central and the rent was cheap. She was a student at the San Francisco Art Institute at the time. Delaney began taking photographs with a vie...
by Vintage Everyday on Jul 20, 2015

Aztec Two-Step

Two man folk rock band, consisting of Rex Fowler and Neal Shulman.According to The Online Slang Dictionary Aztec Two Step (without the hyphen) stands for a form of diarrhoea one can contract in – we may assume – Central America.The webmaster of A...
by Band Name Explained on Jul 20, 2015

The 10 Best Rock 'n' Roll Hairdos

Look good, feel good. That's the old adage, although when it comes to music it might just be "look cool, be cool." Suffice it to say that any musician must consider their look in addition to their sound. In fact, the two can be so close...
by Vintage Everyday on Jul 18, 2015

25 Fascinating Photographs Give a Rare Glimpse of Life in London in the 1970s

From Punk rockers in the West End to bankers in bowler hats in the City, these incredible images capture the mood of a bygone era in London during the 1970s.London buses beneath the advertising hoardings at the famous interchange Piccadilly Circus. (...
by Vintage Everyday on Jul 18, 2015

40 Color Photographs of London Street Scenes in 1976

In 1976, Klaus Hiltscher traveled to London and took some of interesting snapshots of London. Here are some of them:Picadilly Circus - Regent StreetPicadilly CircusKings RoadKings RoadKensington MarketSee more »...
by Vintage Everyday on Jul 3, 2015

Prince Charles whizzing across the lake at Sunninghill Park on a chair balanced on a table, June 1970

Prince Charles in June 1970 whizzing across the lake at Sunninghill Park on a chair balanced on a table. (Photo by Ray Bellisario)...
by Vintage Everyday on Jul 3, 2015

Awesome Pictures of 1970s NYC's Punk Scene on the Bowery at CBGB

The legendary New York club CBGB has been to referred to as the “dark incubator” of some of the most influential bands of all time. These awesome photographs were taken by photographer David Godlis throughout the mid to late ’70s. He also launc...
by Vintage Everyday on Jul 1, 2015

Pictures of Kensington Market in Toronto, Canada in the 1970s

Ellis Wiley was an enthusiastic amateur who photographed landmarks like the CN Tower, Fort York, Kensington Market, St. Lawrence Market, Ontario Place, and much of downtown in the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s, in doing so capturing important moments in the...
by Vintage Everyday on Jun 29, 2015

10 Awesome Behind the Scenes Photos of “Star Wars” Special Effects

Nowadays special effects are mostly done with computers. But back in 1977 look how “Star Wars” was being filmed, they didn’t have the kind of technology we have now.See more »...
by Vintage Everyday on Jun 27, 2015


New wave and synth pop band that reached top brass status thanks to the catchy chorus of Video Killed the Radio Star.Two explanations for the choice of band name are circulating. Bassist, guitarist, percussionist and singer Trevor Horne once stated t...
by Band Name Explained on Jun 24, 2015

Pawn Stars: 1970s Ibanez Guitar

by Documentary TV on Jun 22, 2015


This band from Bristol, England (their schedule included mainly punk rock) ran out of fuel after only a very short while.Naming the band after a car model that appeals much to the imagination, the Ford Cortina, could not change that.And that's basica...
by Band Name Explained on Jun 15, 2015

Pictures of Northern Ireland The Troubles Dunring the 1970s

The Troubles is the common name for the ethno-nationalist conflict in Northern Ireland that spilled over at various times into the Republic of Ireland, mainland UK and mainland Europe. The Troubles began in the late 1960s and are deemed by many to ha...
by Vintage Everyday on Jun 13, 2015

40 Wonderful Color Photographs of The World in the 1970s Taken by Thomas Billhardt

Thomas Billhardt is a German photographer and publicist. The trade of his photography was something he learned from his mother.Billhardt's photographs are well known global. He has seen and experienced a vast amount of the world. Most people coul...
by Vintage Everyday on Jun 10, 2015

Unseen Photos of New York City's 1970s Punk Playground Taken by a 14-Year-Old Boy

While most teenagers daydreamed of summer break while playing rock 'n' roll in their bedrooms, fourteen-year-old Paul Zone danced away his youth in underground clubs with those very same rock stars, exploring the concrete playground with acto...
by Vintage Everyday on Jun 8, 2015

Girl painting at Dead Horse Point on the Colorado River, 1975

by Vintage Everyday on Jun 8, 2015

24 Pictures of Women's Fashions in the 1960s and 1970s

The 1960s was the era of rising hemlines and the mini skirts. Up until the 1960s hemlines were at an acceptable knee height with the introduction of the 60s hemlines grew shorter this created controversy when they first appeared exposing a lot more s...
by Vintage Everyday on Jun 5, 2015

Philippe Petit out for an early morning walk in lower Manhattan, August 7 1974

by Vintage Everyday on Jun 4, 2015

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