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70s UK Number Ones – June

Monday, June 1, 2020
By The GlamGuru

1970 CHRISTIE – Yellow River (1st week) MUNGO JERRY – In The Summertime (rest of the month) 1971 DAWN – Knock Three Times (1st and 2nd week) Middle Of The Road – Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep (3rd and 4th week) 1972 T.REX – Metal Guru (1st and 2nd week) DON MCLEAN – Vincent (3rd... »

Real Ale

Sunday, March 8, 2020
By The GlamGuru
Real Ale

OK, so it’s taken as read these days that all the good pubs have handpumps on the bar, but any member of the Campaign For Real Ale will tell you that you had a fight on your hands to find anything but the gassy... »

Saturday Morning Children’s TV

Sunday, March 8, 2020
By The GlamGuru
Saturday Morning Children’s TV

Up until 1976, children’s TV had mainly been restricted to weekdays between 4.0 and 5.45pm. No one seemed to know what to broadcast on Saturday Mornings, apart from the odd cartoon and Garden Sheds Around Britain type series ! Meanwhile, the star of BBC... »


Pop Cover Version LPs

Friday, December 14, 2018
By The GlamGuru
Pop Cover Version LPs

Although the market of today is awash with compilation albums, the Now That’s What I Call Music 27’s and the Dance Heat – The Second Fire types were in... »

Curly Perms

Friday, December 14, 2018
By The GlamGuru
Curly Perms

Oh dear. In 1978, just as hair was getting shorter, punk/new wave fashion had taken over from the baggy trousers with 8 inch waistbands and platform shoes were back... »

Featured Fad – I-Spy Books

Friday, December 14, 2018
By The GlamGuru
Featured Fad – I-Spy Books

They stirred the inquiring mind of the 70’s child, they were educational, they were very cheap…… I Spy books were the first examples of the self help & self... »

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