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Yes, it’s very peculiar entertainer Tiny Tim wowing the kids with the ever-so-cheery “The Other Side.” The world is drowning, the kids are freaking, it’s ’60s performance art at its most bizarre! The uplifting lyrics: One eye is brown, The … Continue reading
from the Estonian equivalent of America’s Got Talent, we present … Winny Puuh. You will be stunned. Trust us. dangerous minds
The truly definitive version of “Reelin’ In the Years” by those masters of song interpretation, Donny and Marie Osmond.
Straight from the 1964 World’s Fair in New York … it’s the DuPont Chemical Rap — featuring Valclene, Zerex, Zepel, Freon as featured in DuPont’s “Wonderful World of Chemistry” show. And “wonderful” is definitely one word for it. “Strange” would be … Continue reading
Straight from the 60s, it’s Sandi & Sally in a spectacularly silly production number.Moon scooters, dry ice, papier-mache craters and one helluva catchy song! How Lawrence Welk can you get?
The Stupidest but Most Interesting Milkmaid Disco Dancing (and we use the word “Dancing” quite loosely) Video
German pop band Kiz delivers their 1983 song Die Sennerin vom Königssee – which contains possibly the most memorable milkmaid on a rock dance we’ve ever seen. Truly … dial a nihilist
From the French reality competition show “La France À Un Incroyable Talent,” we present Rachel Aspe — whose singing isn’t quite what you’d expect … (Turns out Aspe is a vocalist for the “melodic” (?) death metal band Dividead.) daily … Continue reading
… Or more specifically SOUL Dracula! Yes, it’s the Spanish disco ballet company Ballet Zoom doing the ultra-campy, ultra-amazing Soul Dracula! Can you dig it? via
Courtesy Mrs. Miller — who, in the 60s, did cover versions of rock hits in her own inimitable style. Prepare to be aurally assaulted! More Mrs. Miller at buzzfeed
It’s Zeev Horovitz’s “Shake It Out, Don’t Keep It In” or, in other words, an oldish bald guy shaking. And singing. Kind of. unique daily
Here’s Sebastian Cabot — perhaps best known to a certain generation as Mr. French on tv show Family Affair — lending his special gift to interpreting Bob Dylan’s Like a Rolling Stone. It’s definitely unlike any other version … Good … Continue reading
The Stupidest but Most Energetic (and Most French!) Version of Le Twist — from the Vintage Video department
It’s … Eddy Marshall and the Chausettes Noires! (Yes, THE Eddy Marshall, etc. etc.) doing “Le Twist” in this vintage video. That Eddy is tres … energetic. To say the least. (He is also very amusant! How drole!)
Let’s go BACK to 1968 to get the most COMPREHENSIVE, most SPECIFIC, and most, um, [fill in the blank] song about communicable diseases by Lindy Michaels.
The Stupidest Not-Very-Subtle-Subliminal-Message-in-a-Music-Video Song from the Vintage Video Department
It’s 1960s pop star and “ye ye” girl France Gall singing her “Les sucetes.” Maybe it’s us, but do those lollipops remind you of anything? Hmm …
A Very Dubious Doobie Reference that Appears to Be Missed in this Lawrence Welk Selection from the Vintage Video Department
And speaking of Lawrence Welk … we must thank Craig Downey for sending us the hilarity that is One Toke Over the Line a la Lawrence Welk show. (Wait, you mean “toke” means something about DRUGS? Wha?!?)
Who, as you’ll soon learn is the baddest man in the whole damn, sorry, DARN town. (It IS Lawrence Welk, after all … ) And the dancers really cut loose. In a Welk way. You’ll need a STRONG glass of milk … Continue reading
Haven’t you always thought that what West Side Story needed was Cher — and more Cher than not? Here ya go! redundant variety hour
Three, count ‘em three, horrific and decidedly unhippieish performances of Aquarius. Raquel Welch, Engelbert Humperdinck and Peter Lawford all try to sing the classic 60s song in their own inimitable ways. (You’ll need to get high to deal with it!)