Amazing big band! Jazz buffs will recognize a young Stan Getz and Shorty Rodgers.

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Girls went NUTS over The Beatles. Most of these images are circa 1964.

Image: Getty

Image: Getty

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While most big bands were fizzling out in the 1950’s, Si Zentner and his Orchestra enjoyed a serge in popularity in the late 50’s and early 60’s. Check out the great trombone playing below.

"The Swingin' Eye!!!!!!!" Great LP featuring "Lonesome Road"

"The Swingin' Eye!!!!!!!" Great LP featuring "Lonesome Road"

"High Noon Cha Cha Cha" - Awesome album cover

"High Noon Cha Cha Cha" - Awesome album cover

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"...A Thinking Man's Band"

"...A Thinking Man's Band"

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This great 1950’s baseball glove was made by Hutch and is the Al Rosen model.  Al Rosen aka “The Hebrew Hammer” was a slugger for the Cleveland Indians in the 1950’s – 1960’s.

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This great gag toy is the original “Yakity-Yak Teeth” from the 1940’s.  The teeth are mechanized and are wound up  on the bottom.  The teeth chatter and roll around.  The original box is awesome!

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I purchased this 1962 Dunelt English 3 Speed back in April after a trip to Amsterdam. I’ve been meaning to post about it for months now. So here she is!

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Awesome old Wright's saddle - this company was purchased by Brooks a few years later.

Awesome old Wright's saddle - this company was purchased by Brooks a few years later.

Sturmey Archer rear hub with the '62 date

Sturmey Archer rear hub with the '62 date

Sturmey Archer 3 speed shifter

Sturmey Archer 3 speed shifter

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Made in England

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This 1950’s Royal Crown Cooler is really cool. I love the colors and the fonts especially. It even has a built in bottle opener on the side.

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