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Cher  With her blunt bangs, kohl-rimmed eyes and love of outlandish prints and the widest of flared trousers, Cher was a certified 60s icon. The then other half of Sonny and Cher led the way with the bold and the daring, and launched the hippie look with cool Californian style.

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.

Monkees - Demos - Porpoise Song (Carole King's demo) by Almostbetterthansilence on SoundCloud

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…

Jane Goodall is proof that a gentle soul, an adventurous heart, and a whip-smart brain result in true beauty.

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Sandy Denny, 1972 - The only guest vocalist on any original Led Zepplin recording. She sang on The Battle of Evermore

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

Princess Alice of Battenberg, later Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark (Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie; 25 February 1885 – 5 December 1969), was the mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II.

Last Night's Viewing: The Queen's Mother-in-Law, Channel 4

Five Women Writers Tougher Than Hemingway

I’ve written before about the myth of Papa Hemingway’s toughness. Not that he wasn't tough, anyone who visits war zones, has adventures, and plays

During her lifetime, in the West Midlands of England, later in London, Edith Holden was known as an illustrator of children's books. At age 35, she created a hand-made collection of watercolors & nature observations from 1906   as a nature-observation model for her art students, demonstrating a vast knowledge of local ecology. This was published in 1977 as "The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady." A second book, titled "Nature Notes of an Edwardian Lady", was printed 1989. #naturalist

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Anne Briggs folk singer free spirit with beautiful clear voice. I like this pic cos she looks like she doesn't take shit!

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

pauline boty. British Pop artist, died tragically young - neglected by the art establishment for too long.

Pauline Boty

In Pauline Boty, artist, actress and muse, 60s London had the making of an icon. Beautiful – with looks reminiscent of Brigitte Bardot – she emerged from a resolutely normal middle-class upbringing to attend the Royal School of Art...

Linda Ronstadt - Wikipedia

Linda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt - Wikipedia

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British broadcaster and presenter Cathy McGowan pictured in London in 1966

Cathy Mcgowan Photos and Premium High Res Pictures

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Nancy and Ann Wilson of Heart, 1977

Super Seventies: Photo

The original 1970s tumblr blog.