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Sixties City

Clint describes his website as "the home of the music, memories and magic of the most fun and exciting decade in history - The Swingin' Sixties." A gigantic and lovingly compiled source of memories.

Nostalgia Central

A huge source described as "your one stop reference guide through three decades of music, movies, television, pop culture and social history. Whether you are looking for reference material or simply entertainment, if it's from the 60s, 70s or 80s you will find it here." David Turner's vast compilation of everything to do with the popular culture of the period with a strong bias towards the UK.

Marmalade Skies
Jim Mac's definitive history of UK psychedelia and related from 1966 to 1970. Along with the Beatles and Pink Floyd you'll find the likes of Apple, Kaleidoscope, Tintern Abbey and World Of Oz. Together with an extensive album section and a large selection of films.

Sixties.net
Claims to be the mega-site on the 1960's - all the people, places, events, music, news, politics, fashions that make the '60s so unique, plus mailing list, boomer classifieds, '60s poll, boomer chat and more 60s and 70s. But bear in mind that it has got an American audience.

Popular Counterculture - Wikipedia

This Wikipedia article covers a history of the growth of the social counterculture during the period between 1960 and 1973. It includes the development of feminism and the Civil Rights, anti-war and Black Power movements.

Retrowow

Retrowow is an online resource about the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. The site includes articles about life in Britain in the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s covering fashion, furniture, style, television, transport and lifestyles of the period.

Fancy Dress Ball

They're big fans of the 1970s at Fancy Dress Ball with a choice of 70s costumes accessories. Visit them whether you're looking for 1970s fancy dress to recreate Saturday Night Fever, complete with the white suit and black satin shirt, or you want to go truly groovy in psychedelic 70s costumes.

Pieter's Oldies Drive-In

This is more than an oldies music resource, as Pieter calls it. His loving compilation of music, images and culture of the 50s, 60s and 70s is a real treasure trove.

American Jukeboxes

Get your ticket back to a yesteryear of neon bubbler juke boxes, old time radios and turntables, with music that will "knock your socks off!"

The Super Seventies Archives
This is an American site that covers music, lifestyles, culture, films, TV and politics. It is slick and professional with lots of good links.

Baby Boomer HeadQuarters
American stories, pictures, trivia, music, books, news events, and memories of the baby boomer generation: the 50's, 60's, and 70's. Lots of connections through to things British. As they say: " Being a baby boomer is more a state of mind than a year of birth. So if you know that Paul McCartney was in another band before Wings, then we have a place for you here at BBHQ." This website is aimed at young-at-heart boomers, but all of the material here is "family-oriented."

The Nostalgic Boomer

This American site is a place to relive and revive memories of the Innocent Fifties and Turbulent Sixties. An era that belonged to the post war baby boom of 1946 through 1964.

I Used to Believe

i used to believe is a collection of ideas that adults thought were true when they were children; some of them are funny, some of them are bizarre, but they're all true. there are currently around 8000 beliefs on the site. Oh, and I'm still convinced the thumb I sucked is smaller than the other one.

Woodstock Preservation Alliance Archives

A fascinating and informative site dedicated to the historic preservation of the site of the 1969 Woodstock Festival.

Sunrise Dancer

A selection of books that cover the social and political topics of the 1960's and their antecedents plus a small directory of links to related websites.

Hippie Museum

Keeping the Hippie culture live and well. Visitors are asked to "join the Hippie Museum Yahoo group campfire. We're looking forward to chillin' with you. Peace out ya'll, Love."

Museum of Fads
This site is a nostalgic and informative look at the world of fads. Whether you wish a fad had stayed or that it never return, you're bound to find something memorable here, from pet rocks to hot pants.

TV Cream Top 100 Toys

TV Cream's readership has been polled to find, as they tell it, the best remembered toys that turned up in the stockings of yesteryear, from the tiniest fifty pee rubber novelty to the many bulky Bakelite candidates for that hallowed "main present" status. Mainly the 70s and 80s.

BBC Cult I Love

This excellent BBC site is your guide to classic television, including the Swinging Sixties and the Saucy Seventies. Explore the TV programmes we all enjoyed back then.

The YouTube Time Machine

Check out videos from your favourite year.

Crazy Fads

This site has information on fads from the 1920s to the 1990s. Click on any decade and you get a paragraph or two on the main fads, along with links to more extensive information about each item.

Show off your inner fan with a vintage band tee
At Rerock4ever.com you'll find a huge collection of Music related apparel as well as concert t-shirts, cool clothes and accessories
The Pocket Calculator Show

Just to prove that nothing escapes the nostalgia brigade, The Pocket Calculator Show is here to collect and celebrate personal memories of all integrated circuit-based consumer products from the electronics revolution of the 1970s and 1980s. The time they call "the golden age of consumer electronics".

Ex-US Army tee shirts
Buy ex-army Olive Drab tee shirts.

Seventies Watches

This site is an online shop that specialises in watches from the 1970's, give or take a few years.

 

 
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