Saturday, 29 July 2017

1971, Designs: cars, furniture, electronics, clothes

Volkswagen Karmann Cheetah concept
Design by Giorgetto Giugiaro / ItalDesign
Built by ItalDesign, Italy 1971.
Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, 11 – 21 March 1971.
Based on the Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle) with 1600 air-cooled engine
Volkswagen Karmann Cheetah concept
Volkswagen Karmann Cheetah concept
Volkswagen Karmann Cheetah concept
Mazda RX510 concept
Design by unknown / Mazda
Built by Mazda, Japan.
Unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show, 29 October – 11 November 1971.
Based on the Mazda Grand Familia (808/818/Mizer/Savanna/RX-3) with 10A rotary engine.
Mazda RX510 concept
Mazda RX510 concept
Mazda RX510 concept
Supernova lamp
Design by Sergio Asti for Bilumen, Peschiera Borromeo, Italy 1971.
Supernova lamp
Brionvega Totem Stereo (Model RR 130)
Design by Mario Bellini for Brionvega, Milan Italy 1971.
Radio / Record player / MC player - recorder
Brionvega Totem Stereo
Brionvega Totem Stereo
Casalino Chair
Design by Alexander Begge for Casala, Germany 1971.
Casalino Chair
Die Kugel/La Boule dinner set
Design by Helene Von Boch & Federigo Fabbrini for Villeroy & Boch, Mettlach, Germany 1971.
Die Kugel
Die Kugel
Ford UK adverts 1971

Ford Capri (Mk I)
Ford Capri (Mk I)

Ford Cortina (Mk III)
Ford Escort (Mk I)
Peggy Moffitt (US model) in Rudi Gernreich (Austria/US) designs


Saturday, 22 July 2017

1970, Music: Belgian Single Charts 28/11/1970 (BRT, Radio 2 Top 30)

N° 30
Shocking Blue with "Hello Darkness"
- Country: Netherlands
- Music/Lyrics: Robbie van Leeuwen
- Highest Position: N° 14
- Weeks in the charts: 10
- Video Clip




N° 29
Freda Payne with "Band Of Gold"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Ronald Dunbar and Edith Wayne
- Highest Position: N° 12
- Weeks in the charts: 5



N° 28
Bob Dylan with "Wigwam"
- Country: USA
- Music: Bob Dylan
- Highest Position: N° 9
- Weeks in the charts: 12



N° 27
Stamford Bridge with "Roly Poly"
- Country: Netherlands
- Music/Lyrics: John Carter and Ken Lewis
- Highest Position: N° 19
- Weeks in the charts: 3



N° 26
Tee Set with "She Likes Weeds"
- Country: Netherlands
- Music/Lyrics: Peter Tetteroo and Hans van Eijck
- Highest Position: N° 3
- Weeks in the charts: 14



N° 25
Engelbert Humperdinck with "Sweetheart"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Barry Gibb and Maurice Gibb
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 9


N° 24
Mick Jagger with "Memo From Turner"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
- Highest Position: N° 22
- Weeks in the charts: 7




N° 23
Paul Severs with "Ik ben verliefd op jou"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Eddy Govert, Paul Severs and Johan De Graeve
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 24




N° 22
Dawn with "Candida"
- Country: USA
- Music/ Lyrics: Irwin Levine and Tony Wine
- Highest Position: N° 11
- Weeks in the charts: 7



N° 21
The Band with "Time To Kill"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Robbie Robertson
- Highest Position: N° 20
- Weeks in the charts: 4



N° 20
Paul Severs with "Geen wonder dat ik ween"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Nelly Byl and Paul Severs
- Highest Position: N° 11
- Weeks in the charts: 19


N° 19
Jonathan King with "Cherry, Cherry"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Neil Diamond
- Highest Position: N° 7
- Weeks in the charts: 8



N° 18
George Baker Selection with "Over And Over"
- Country: Netherlands
- Music/Lyrics: Hans Bouwens
- Highest Position: N° 7
- Weeks in the charts: 12


N° 17
Marva with "Nieuwe liefde nieuwe dromen"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Will Tura, Nelly Byl and Tony Lincker
- Highest Position: N° 17
- Weeks in the charts: 11
- No clip available


N° 16
Plastic People with "Dancing And Drinking"
- Country: Netherlands
- Music/Lyrics: Johan Kruijswijk
- Highest Position: N° 14
- Weeks in the charts: 4


N° 15
Ricky Gordon with "Heimwee naar jou"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Eddy Govert, Ricky Gordon and Johan De Graeve
- Highest Position: N° 13
- Weeks in the charts: 18



N° 14
The Cats with "Where Have I Been Wrong"
- Country: Netherlands
- Music/Lyrics: Piet Veerman
- Highest Position: N° 9
- Weeks in the charts: 11


N° 13
Teegarden & Van Winkle with "God, Love And Rock & Roll"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: David Teegarden and Skip Knape
- Highest Position: N° 13
- Weeks in the charts: 6


N° 12
Will Tura with "Linda"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Will Tura and Nelly Byl
- Highest Position: N° 4
- Weeks in the charts: 10



N° 11
Samantha with "Helicopter U.S. Navy 66"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Georg Buschor, Henry Mayer and Mie Rakel
- Highest Position: N° 3
- Weeks in the charts: 12



N° 10
Samantha Jones with "My Way"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Claude François, Jacques Revaux, Gilles Thibault and Paul Anka
- Highest Position: N° 4
- Weeks in the charts: 10


N° 9
Tim Visterin with "De vogel"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Tim Visterin and Jean-Claude Darnal
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 15



N° 8
Roger Whittaker with "New World In The Morning"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Roger Whittaker
- Highest Position: N° 8
- Weeks in the charts: 8


N° 7
Deep Purple with "Black Night"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord and Ian Paice
- Highest Position: N° 6
- Weeks in the charts: 11


N° 6
Black Sabbath with "Paranoid"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Ozzy Osbourne, Bill Ward, Terry Butler and Tony Iommi
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 13


N° 5
The Les Humphries Singers with "To My Father's House"
- Country: Germany
- Music/Lyrics: Traditional, Les Humphries
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 12


N° 4
Rocco Granata with "Sarah"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Rocco Granata
- Highest Position: N° 4
- Weeks in the charts: 14



N° 3
Jimmy Frey with "Rozen voor Sandra"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Nelly Byl, Wayne P. Walker and Bobby Sykes
- Highest Position: N° 1
- Weeks in the charts: 19



N° 2
Neil Diamond with "Cracklin' Rosie"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Neil Diamond
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 15



Wednesday, 19 July 2017

1969, Car Spotting: Ménilmontant, 20th arrondissement, Paris

Parking left side, front to back
Unidentified light coloured car, Peugeot 404, Simca Aronde 1300, Renault Dauphine, Peugeot 203, Peugeot 403 Familiale, Simca 1000, unidentified car probably Renault 8, Renault 16, Peugeot 403 Familiale
Parking right side, front to back
Unidentified light coloured car probably Citroën Ami6, Peugeot 404, Simca Ariane, Simca Aronde P60, Renault 4, Simca Aronde 1300, Citroën ID/DS, Peugeot 404, Peugeot 403, unidentified light coloured car, Renault 4, unidentified sports car probably Italian, in front of the R4 a Peugeot 204 Break
In the street (horizontal), left to right
Simca 1100, Renault Goélette, Opel Kadett B, Peugeot 404
In the street (vertical), front to back
Peugeot 203, Peugeot 404 Familiale, unidentified car probably Fiat 850
(photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson)