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This Week’s Retro DIY Project – Table Hockey Game

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Who hasn’t played table hockey at one time or another? It’s great fun, and you may have noticed how simple the “rink” really is. So why go out and buy a ready-made when you can make one yourself! With its small number of parts and simple joints, this is a great project for those with beginner level skills. You’ll gain experience in making dados and rabbets with a table saw, laying out and making parts from a template and doing multicolour staining prior to assembly and finishing. So go ahead and build, shoot and score!

Plans and description in puff HERE


Filed under: DIY project, Plans & drawings, Retro DIY projects Tagged: Do-it-yourself projects, Hobby projects, Wooden games, Woodwork

This Week’s Retro Recipe – Wartime Oxtail Stew

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Recipe from an ad for The Wine Advisory Board (Undated, but the war references in the ad puts it in the early forties)844 oxtail

From the ad: We all need the company of good friends these days, so keep on asking folks over to dinner. You can do it more often by serving low-ration-point meals brightened with moderate glasses of wine.

Recipe HERE


Filed under: Food & drinks, The forties Tagged: Retro recipes, Wartime Oxtail Stew

One Of The Strangest Ads I’ve Seen In A long Time

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From the ad:

The Nazis look upon us as a degenerate nation. But they have a great respect for our accomplishments. And, if they win, they may decide that we have something in our blood which can use in building their master race.

For they’re great believers in eugenics, these Nazis. They’re strong for selective breeding. You they may cast aside and put to some ignominious task, such as scrubbing the sidewalks or sweeping the streets. But your daughter…well, if she’s young and healthy and  strong, a Gauleiter with an eye for beauty may decide she’s a perfect specimen for one of their experimental camps.

A high honour for your daughter….

Does this seem a story spun the realm of fantasy? It isn’t. It is now happening, all through Europe. The latest experiment of the victorious Nazis has been to ship Austrian and Hungarian girls to  the Northern countries. The result of these unions…unblessed, of course, by matrimony…will not be know for some time. But the Nazis, you must admit, are not above innovation.

Two, three, four, five years from now they may ship American girls to some far corner of the earth…may select your daughter…if you relax, if you fail to do your part now. If you say, hopefully, “It can’t happen here. We can’t loose.”

No, we can’t lose. We can’t afford to. We must not. Else all the terrors , all the degradation, all the misery  and suffering that have been loosed upon Europe will be loosed upon us. We of all people will not escape it. We shall be the chosen… we shall be the select…in the Nazi scheme of things.

We who have only just begun to win. We who risk the danger of resting on our new-won laurels and considering the job done.


Filed under: Advertising, Advertisments, The forties, Transportation, Traveling, WW II Tagged: American Locomotive

A Little Norwegian Beer History

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Landsøl (country beer) was a Norwegian term for a beer with low alcohol content that was marketed from 1913 until 1972. Nowadays it would have been classed as light beer. Landsøl were the only beers that were in production and sold through the war years from 1940 to 1945. The term for the product changed to Lagerøl (lager beer*) from the 1950s onwards.

Due to decreasing sales figures, the Brewery Association took an initiative to launch a new, light beer brand with common prescription for all member breweries from May 1972. This was introduced as Brigg (Brig). At the same time came the first non-alcoholic beer market in Norway with the brand name Zero.

From 1985 the unity beer Brigg was replaced by different light beers with individual prescription from each brewery with Light in the name.

*must not be confused with what is called Lager elsewhere in the world which is called Pils or Pilsner in Norway.


Filed under: Advertising, Advertisments, Facts, Food & drinks, Posters Tagged: Lettøl, Light beer, Norewegian beer, Ringnes Lagerøl, Ringnes Landsøl

This Week’s Favourite Female Singer – Rita Eriksen

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851_ritaRita Eriksen is a Norwegian singer who, in addition to periodic solo efforts, is joined by her brother, Frank Eriksen (vocals, guitar), in the roots music duo Eriksen, which released a series of popular albums during the early to mid-’90s.

Born on May 26, 1966, in Sola, Norway, she made her solo debut in 1988 with Back from Wonderland, an English-language pop album laden with well-known standards. Little commercial success came of that effort, however, and four years passed before Rita and her brother made their album debut as Eriksen in 1992 with Two Blue. The brother-and-sister duo’s album debut was a tremendous success, reaching the Top Ten of the Norwegian albums chart and garnering critical acclaim with a 1992 Spellemannprisen award for best Norwegian roots & country music album of the year.

Rita Eriksen with another great favourite, the late Hilde Heltberg

Subsequent Eriksen albums The Water Is Wide (1994) and Alt Vende Tebage (1995) were similarly successful, reaching numbers six and three respectively on the Norwegian albums chart. Rita then collaborated with Irish singer Dolores Keane on the album Tideland (1996), a collection of traditional music that was another big hit.

A subsequent full-length effort by Rita and her brother, Blåmandag (1998), was a disappointment, however, and there would be no forthcoming Eriksen output for a decade’s time, not until the chart-topping best-of collection De Aller Beste in 2009.

In the meantime, Rita withdrew from the album marketplace for several years. She eventually returned first with a low-key collaborative effort with the Queen Bees, From the Fountain (2005), before unveiling Hjerteslag (2008), her second-ever solo album. Released 20 years after her solo album debut, Hjerteslag was a major comeback success, reaching number six on the Norwegian albums chart and warranting the release of the aforementioned chart-topping Eriksen retrospective, De Aller Beste, soon afterward.


Filed under: Folkrock, Music, People Tagged: Female singers, Rita Eriksen

1956 Lloyd LS-400S Kombi

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Carl F. W. Borgward was an exceptional entrepreneur – the kind that easily survived the turmoil and upheaval of the second world war. Successful, headstrong, imaginative but ending up in a legendary bankruptcy in 1961, he had built virtually anything that might have four wheels and run on roads. His company made both cars and trucks, and in addition to the names Borgward and Goliath, Lloyd had the largest variety of post-war models of any German manufacturer.

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Starting with the LP 300 in 1950- a year after the company was set up – Lloyd became established very quickly. The LP 300, which was affectionately known as the "Leukoplastbomber" (band-aid bomber), came with a plywood body covered with imitation leather. The wheels were large, the car itself sufficiently fast, and it had enough room for four persons. It was therefore much better than some rather too intimate cars, like the Isetta or Heinkel Kabine. From 1951 forwards, the LP 300 was also available as a convertible, coupe, estate and minivan.

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In 1954 the lower part of the bodyshell was supplied in metal and in 1955 the whole body followed suit. The "S" in 400S stands for "steel" body.

By 1955 the Lloyd motor had reached a very grown-up 600 cc 4-stroke. The 400 2-stroke was delivered until 1957.

Lloyd tried to keep up with the Joneses in the car industry. However, like other ambitious projects of the Borgward parent company, it accumulated a large amount of debt. After the bankruptcy in 1961,the Bremen plant was taken over by Siemens, among others.

Text fra MicroCarMuseum


Filed under: Article, Automobiles, The fifties Tagged: 1956 Lloyd LS-400S Kombi, German cars, mini cars

Liberace & Elvis

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Liberace, piano virtuoso who became known as Mr. Showmanship with Elvis Presley at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas (AP Photo) – November 1, 1956

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Text and images from Flasbak


Filed under: People, Photography Tagged: Elvis, Las Vegas, Liberace, Mr. Showmanship, Riviera Hotel

Drool In Envy Over Some Of The World’s Largest Books

The Lure Of The Mad Men – Part 21

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These strange laxative ads from the fifties turns up all over the place for the time being and they makes me wonder what ever children over there in the US ate back then. I can’t remember ever having needed a laxative and least of all as a child and neither can I remember any of my friends back then needing any. Another thing I notice is that the child is always a boy child as though it was quite all right to force feed girl children with medicines of all sort.

Well, that was a digression. Over to the ad it self. Notice that this particular laxative contains nature’s own vegetable products, as if there are any other sort. (My guess would be beans or yellow peas, we all know how those suckers set the bowls in motion).

The text people must have had a field day with this one and the slogan is a classic; “Taste So Good Children Lick the Spoon!” Yeah, right.

And don’t miss the bottom line: “Especially Made For Infants and Children of All Ages”. Tell me, isn’t that almost what they used to print on board games in the old days.

The game is on! Let’s have a few spoonful’s and see who farts first – Ted


Filed under: Advertising, Advertisments, Humour, Tackieness, The fifties Tagged: Castoria, Laxatives, Mad Men

The Forgotten Ones – Intro

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forgotten ones intro illEver since I started this blog over four years ago I have posted more or less forgotten actresses and models from the forties, fifties, sixties and seventies so it’s about time I turned this into a series. Since “Pre-War Classics Of The Road” ended last Friday this new series called “A Tribute to the Forgotten Ones” starts today. There will be no surprises here for frequent visitors since posts like these have turned up regularly. The post heading is new though – Ted ;-)


Filed under: Actresses, Information, Models & starlets Tagged: Posting series

The Forgotten Ones – Solve Stubbing

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Solvi Stubing (born 19 January 1941) is a German actress and TV personality, mainly active in Italy.

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Born in Berlin, Stubing obtained wide popularity in Italy with a commercial for Peroni Beer, and starred in many films, often of modest value, in several genres of Italian cinema. For many years, she has hosted a television program about cinema.

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Trivia

828_solvi_01Solvi is famous for being the blonde girl in the first campaign for Peroni Beer (Birra Peroni), a very popular Italian beer brand.

After her film career ended, she became politically active. She was a member of the Commission of European Women under President Craxi’s period.

She was a candidate in Italy to the European Parliament for the right-wing Alleanza Nazionale party.

Filmography

La Banda del gobbo (Brothers Till We Die)

Nude per l’assassino (Strip Nude for Your Killer)

New York chiama Superdrago (Secret Agent Super Dragon) (New York Calling Superdragon)

New York chiama Superdrago (Secret Agent Super Dragon) (New York Calling Superdragon)


Filed under: Actresses, Facts, Models & starlets, Nudes Tagged: German actresses, Solvi Stubing

1934 Mercedes-Benz 130 (W23) 2-Door Saloon

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26 hp, 1,308 cc air-cooled in-line four-cylinder engine, three-speed manual transmission with overdrive, leaf and coil spring front suspension, tubular backbone chassis. Wheelbase: 2,600 mm

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The Mercedes-Benz 130 was introduced at the Berlin show in February 1934. The 1,308-cc boxer engine was mounted longitudinally at the rear of the car, providing a top speed of 92 km/h. The 130 was available in sedan, open-top sedan and cabriolet versions. Much of its design was influenced by Ferdinand Porsche, the head of design and engineering at the time. As early as 1927, Daimler-Benz was experimenting with a swing-axle, rear-engine car which used a 1.3-litre four-cylinder, air-cooled, horizontally-opposed engine.

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The 130H (‘Heckmotor’ or simply rear engine) was somewhat timidly introduced in the wake of a more conventional 170 front-engine car. It was no doubt the inspiration for Dr. Porsche’s Volkswagen Type 1 just a few years later. Porsche departed Daimler-Benz on the worst of terms, and it would be his successor, Hans Nibel, who arrived at the beginning of 1929, that became responsible for completing the engineering of the unique vehicle. In 1936, an improved 1.7-litre version was offered as a companion to the more conventional 170, but the “Mercedes-Benz Beetle” never caught on.

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Prior to being secured by the Mercedes-Benz Museum in November 1993, this right-hand drive example resided in Australia. It was purchased in restored condition, though the brakes, engine, electrical wiring and portions of the body were again restored in 2011. The owner notes that the engine was restored by Motorentechnik Braun, a company that has restored several engines, including that of a 540 K, for the Mercedes-Benz Museum. It is painted a combination of two-tone light and dark brown, which highlights the curves of the streamlined body while contrasting nicely with the light brown leather interior.

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Text and images from RMauctions


Filed under: Article, Automobiles, The thirties, Transportation, Traveling Tagged: 1934, German mini cars, Mercedes-Benz 130

Smoothness By Arlen Ness

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If Ettore Bugatti had been diverted away from car design and into motorcycles this is almost certainly what he would have built. This remarkable art deco motorcycle was designed and built by master bike builder Arlen Ness, surprisingly there isn’t much information available on this jaw-dropping two-wheeler, the Arlen Ness website is down and emails to the company have gone unanswered, Wikipedia hasn’t been much help and Google throws up relatively useless links when searching for “Arlen Ness Smoothness” and other variations thereof.

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What we do know is that Arlen Ness is currently based in Dublin, California and they have a bike museum featuring 40+ bikes, including the Smoothness and a number of other remarkable customs including a jet-powered bike creatively named “Mach Ness”. Arlen and his son also appeared on an episode of “The Great Biker Build Off” in 2004, a competition which is son Cory went on to win.

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Micheal Lichter wrote a book about Arlen back in 2005 that features the Smoothness bike as well as some of the more famous builds to come out of his workshop, it’s available on Amazon here. The photo’s above and below are the work of Micheal and feature heavily throughout the book.

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If you know more about this bike shoot us an email (editor@silodrome.com), we’d love to update with further information about it. In the meantime hit the link to Arlen’s website here, hopefully it’ll go back up.

Images and text from Silodrome


Filed under: Article, Design, Motorcycles, Transportation, Traveling Tagged: Arlen Ness, Art deco motorcycles

Shit!!! So Monty Pyton Was Right…

The Sunday Comic – Elevator Flatulence

This Week’s Girliemag Article – Hollywood’s New “IT” Girl

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Hollywood’s New “IT” Girl -Terry Higgins

Terri Higgins is a Tennessee beauty with that something special that southern girls seem to have in great profusion. Some of you old timers may be thinking that this young lady resembles Clara Bow, the “IT" girl of the silent picture era. If the "IT" girl had it, Terri has "IT" plus …. A certain charm that is unexplainable.


Read the whole article and see
the naughty pictures HERE

Warning: Nudity do occur in this article. If you are under age or live in a country where watching images of nude women for some reason  are against the law  I take no responsibility if you click the link above. In other words you’re flying solo from here on – Ted ;-)


Filed under: Article, Models & starlets, Nudes, Pin-ups, The fifties Tagged: Girliemags, Glamour models, Joy Magazine, Terry Higgins

Ariel Leader

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The Ariel Leader was a British motorcycle produced by Ariel Motorcycles between 1958 and 1965. A radical design, the Leader was fully enclosed with an integral windscreen and was the first British motorcycle to have optional flashing indicators. Ariel could not compete against Japanese imports and the last Ariel Leader was produced when the company closed in 1965.

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Development

Designed by Val Page and Bernard Knight, The Ariel Leader featured a 250 cc two-stroke engine suspended in a pressed 20-gauge steel ‘backbone’ frame, welded down the middle for strength. The fuel tank was hidden inside this structure and accessed by lifting the hinged dual seat. A dummy petrol tank 861_ariel_03was used for storage and was large enough to fit a spare crash helmet. It was the fully enclosed bodywork (first developed by Phil Vincent for the innovative Vincent Black Prince) that was most prominent, as none of the working parts of the motorcycle were visible. Leader dash showing parking light behind screen with headlamp trimmer knob near to speedometer

As well as a full body, the standard Leader features included a headlight trimmer, an extendable lifting handle for easy centrestand use, and a permanent windscreen mounting. Factory listed options included: integrated-design hard-luggage ‘panniers‘, the first flashing indicators on a British motorcycle, a dash-mounted parking light, windscreen top-extension (adjustable on the move), a rear rack and a clock aperture built into a ‘dashboard’ (closed-off by an Ariel badge when not fitted).

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Launch

Launched in mid-1958, the Leader claimed to offer the comfort of a scooter with the performance of a motorcycle. At first it sold well, and it won the Motor Cycle News Motorcycle of the Year award in 1959. Ariel backed up the launch with a long list of options (unusual at the time), therefore few of the 22,000 Ariel Leaders produced were the same. Colour scheme were also a break with tradition, and included Oriental Blue or Cherry Red with Admiral Gray accents.

Text from Wikipedia


Filed under: British, Motorcycles, The fifties, The sixties, Transportation, Traveling Tagged: Ariel Leader, British motorbikes

London Anno 1959 – Part 3

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BOND STREET – Bond Street, running between Piccadilly on the south and Oxford Street on the north, does not look very impressive, but is nevertheless famous as a shopping street all over the world. Among the types of shop to be found here are jewellers, dressmakers and hosiers, while there are also a number of well-known bookshops and picture-dealers’ galleries. The southern part, known as Old Bond Street, was originally built towards the end of the 17th century by Sir Thomas Bond, who gave the street his name; the northern part, New Bond Street, was begun about 1720. Famous residents of the past included Sterne, Swift, Boswell and Sir Thomas Lawrence, while Nelson lived at No 147, with Lady Hamilton nearby at No 150. This photograph is taken from the Piccadilly end of the street.

From “Country Life Picture Book of London” with photos by G F Allen


Filed under: British, Facts, Holidays, The fifties, Traveling Tagged: 1959, Bond Street, London

Round The World By Steam – 1900 “Cunard Line”

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1900_cunard line_ill08The Cunard Line is a British-American owned shipping company based at Santa Clarita, California with offices at Carnival House in Southampton, England, and owned by the dual listed company Carnival Corporation, PLC, headquartered in Miami, Florida. It has been a leading operator of passenger ships on the North Atlantic, celebrating 175 years of operation in 2015.

1900_cIn 1839, Nova Scotian Samuel Cunard was awarded the first British Transatlantic steamship mail contract, and the next year formed the British and North American Royal Mail Steam-Packet Company to operate the line’s four pioneer paddle steamers on the Liverpool–Halifax–Boston route. For most of the next 30 years, Cunard held the Blue Riband for the fastest Atlantic voyage. However, in the 1870s Cunard fell behind its rivals, the White Star Line and the Inman Line. To meet this competition, in 1879 the firm was reorganised as Cunard Steamship Company, Ltd to raise capital.

1900_cunard line_ill06In 1902, White Star joined the American owned International Mercantile Marine Co. and the British Government provided Cunard with substantial loans and a subsidy to build two superliners needed to retain its competitive position. Mauretaniaheld the Blue Riband from 1909 to 1929. The sinking of her running mate Lusitania in 1915 was one of the causes of the United States’ entering the First World War. In the late 1920s, Cunard faced new competition when the Germans, Italians and French built large prestige liners. Cunard was forced to suspend construction on its own new superliner because of the Great Depression. In 1934 the British Government offered Cunard loans to finish Queen Mary and to build a second ship, Queen Elizabeth, on the condition that Cunard merged with the then ailing White Star line to form Cunard White-Star Ltd. Cunard owned two-thirds of the new company. Cunard purchased White Star’s share in 1947; the name reverted to the Cunard Line in 1950.

Winston Churchill estimated that the two Queens helped to shorten the Second World War by at least a year; fundamentally due to the large troop-carrying capacities of the ships. Upon the end of the war, Cunard regained its position as the largest Atlantic passenger line. By the mid-1950s, it operated twelve 1900_cunard line_ill05ships to the United States and Canada. After 1958, transatlantic passenger ships became increasingly unprofitable because of the introduction of jet airliners. Cunard withdrew from its year round service in 1968 to concentrate on cruising and summer transatlantic voyages for vacationers. The Queens were replaced by Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2), which was designed for the dual role.

In 1998 Cunard was acquired by the Carnival Corporation, and accounted for 8.7% of that company’s revenue in 2012. Five years later, QE2 was replaced on the Transatlantic runs by Queen Mary 2 (QM2). The line also operates Queen Victoria (QV) and Queen Elizabeth (QE). At the moment, Cunard is the only shipping company to operate a scheduled passenger service between Europe and North America.

The ship on the poster

RMS Lucania was a British ocean liner owned by the Cunard Steamship Line Shipping Company, built by Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company of Govan, Scotland, and launched on Thursday, 2 February 1893.

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Identical in dimensions and specifications to her running mate RMS Campania, RMS Lucania was the joint largest passenger liner afloat when she entered service in 1893. On her second voyage, she won the prestigious Blue Riband from the other Cunarder to become the fastest passenger liner afloat, a title she kept until 1898.

Passenger accommodation

In their day, both ships offered the most luxurious first-class passenger accommodations available. According to martime historian Basil Greenhill, in his book Merchant Steamships, the interiors of Campania and Lucania represented 1900_cunard line_ill02Victorian opulence at its peak — an expression of a highly confident and prosperous age that would never be quite repeated on any other ship. Greenhill remarked that later vessels’ interiors degenerated into "grandiose vulgarity, the classical syntax debased to mere jargon".

All the first-class public rooms, and the en-suite staterooms of the upper deck, were generally heavily panelled, in oak, satinwood or mahogany; and thickly carpeted. Velvet curtains hung aside the windows and portholes, while the furniture was richly upholstered in 1900_cunard line_ill03matching design. The predominant style was Art Nouveau, although other styles were also in use, such as "French Renaissance" which was applied to the forward first-class entrance hall, whilst the 1st class smoking room was in "Elizabethan style", comprising heavy oak panels surrounding the first open fireplace ever to be used aboard a passenger liner.

1900_cunard line_ill01Perhaps the finest room in the vessels was the first class dining saloon, over 10′ (3.05 m) high and measuring 98′ (30 m) long by 63′ (19.2 m) wide. Over the central part of this room was a well that rose through three decks to a skylight. It was done in a style described as "modified Italian style", with the a coffered ceiling in white and gold, supported by ionic pillars. The panelled walls were done in Spanish mahogany, inlaid with ivory and richly carved with pilasters and decorations.

Wireless history

On June 15, 1901 Lucania became the first Cunard liner to be fitted with a Marconi wireless system. Cunard made a long trial of the installation, making their second installation to the RMS Campania on September 21. Shortly after these installations, the two ships made history by exchanging the first wireless transmitted ice bulletin.

In October 1903, Guglielmo Marconi chose Lucania to carry out further experiments in wireless telegraphy, and was able to stay in contact with radio stations in Nova Scotia and Poldhu. Thus it became possible to transmit news to Lucania for the whole duration of the Atlantic crossing. On October 10, Lucania made history again by publishing an on-board news-sheet based on information received by wireless telegraphy whilst at sea. The newspaper was called Cunard Daily Bulletin and quickly became regular and successful publication.

Final days

Lucania and Campania served as Cunard’s major passenger liners for 14 years, during which time both liners were superseded in speed and size by a succession of four-funnelled German liners, starting with the SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse in 1897. The German competition necessitated the construction of replacements for the two Cunarders, which came to fruition in 1907 with the appearance of the RMS Lusitaniaand RMS Mauretania. It was soon decided that Lucania was no longer needed, and her last voyage was on July 7, 1909, after which she was laid up at the Huskisson Dock in Liverpool. Then, at around 7.00pm on August 14, 1909, she was badly damaged by a fire, and partially sank at her berth. Five days later she was sold for scrap, and the contents of her interior auctioned.


Filed under: Advertising, Article, British, Ephemera, Maritime history, Posters, Retro technology, Transportation, Traveling Tagged: 1900, Cunard Line, RMS Lucania

Naughty, Naughty

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I have always enjoyed song lyrics with double meanings and 40s and 50s doo-wop and rhythm ‘n blues are crammed full of lyrics like that. I guess most of the cuts on the records below has never seen radio air. Dangerous Doo-Wop came in 4 volumes but Risqué Rhythm was produced in just the one. I’ve got all these records and I never tire of listening to them – Ted

864_Dangerous Doo-WopOne of the most enjoyable of R&B vocal collections, this first volume of the Dangerous Doo Wop series not only offers a first-rate entrée into the music, but should intrigue collectors as well. The familiar sounds of the Chords‘ "Sh-Boom" and the Robins‘ rendition of "White Cliffs of Dover" are included along with such marginalia as the Blisters‘ "Shortnin Bread" and the Poets‘ "Vowels of Love." Full of hits or not, the 20 numbers here are high quality, spanning the range of straight a cappella to combo R&B. The rich vocal tradition born in black churches is given secular wings throughout, informing both the Velvet Angels‘ utterly transcendent "I’m in Love" and King Odom 4′s sublimely terrestrial "All of Me." And adding to the fun are the LarksInk Spots-inspired "Lucy Brown," the Monograms’ malt shop bit of innocence "My Baby Dearest Darling," and Flamingos‘ rock & roll jumpin’ "Let’s Make Up." A record that never gets old.
Review by Stephen Cook

864_Risque Rhythm- Nasty 50s R&bThe blue blues compiled on Columbia’s Raunchy Business and reprised on Bluesville’s Bawdy Blues are novelty material. Voicing r&b’s revolt of the body against the cerebral demands of bebop, this stuff is sexy. Even the novelties–the original "My Ding-a-Ling," say–are carnal, and though the oft-collected "Work With Me Annie" and "Sixty-Minute Man" may be mild as poetry, they’re plenty physical as music. The Sultans’ "It Ain’t the Meat" and Connie Allen’s "Rocket 69" are plenty physical as poetry. And Wynonie Harris and Dinah Washington will make you want to fuck. The gift that keeps on giving for any music-lover whose genitalia you cherish.
Review by Robert Christgau

Also highly recommended
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Filed under: Doo-wop, Music, Rythm and blues Tagged: Dangerous lyrics, Sleazy lyrics