Schlocker ..........

Anything that makes me tick and get a kick.

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

French music video a gogo : Sylvie Vartan

"Cette lettre-là" 1965

new 60's magazines blog

Italian music a gogo : how Rita learned Italy shake

Theme song from the 1966 Studio Uno tv program and the breakthrough of "lo shake" in Italy...

Rita Pavone/Il Geghegè

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American music a gogo : The Angels

It had to happen one day! Straight from across the big pond,these 3 girls are still going strong to this day.

My boyfriend's back

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Thursday, June 21, 2007

Italian music video a gogo : more Rita Pavone

"Tú sólo tú" Great song,great video,love you Rita!

Music a gogo : France Gall in German special re-post + bonus song

A re-post requested by Oscar plus a bonus song...
This little ditty from 1972.
Ich bin zuckersüß
And one of Davecat's favorites from 1970.
Ich kann dir nicht böse sein

1969 Bonus
Links vom Rhein und rechts vom Rhein

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Tuesday, June 19, 2007

French music video a gogo : Les Mitoufles

"Tu voudrais danser avec moi" 1963 (so-so quality but great tune)

Friday, April 20, 2007

Alive and kicking!

I've been busy doing some other things lately (like looking for a new job) and that's why Schlocker has been put on non-active for a while,however... expect new updates in the near future... :)
For the while being,please check out this great new blog asi se fundo Carnaby Street I just discovered (thanks to Sofie).
It's in Spanish but hey it's fantastic! Really!

Wednesday, March 07, 2007

French music a gogo : More Christine Delaroche

For all the fans of Clothilde I serve up this song composed by Germinal Tenas from Christine's first ep.As usual a wonderful baroque sound...Read more about Christine in the archive.

Les princes d'aujourd'hui
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Friday, March 02, 2007

Italian music a gogo : More Gemelle Kessler

As promised ( a really long time ago) some more great songs by the wonderful Gemelle Kessler,who perform in Germany and Italy to this day! More info on them here.Some fab videos here and here.

(Big thanks to Sofie for helping me out with this one!)
Sound quality varies as this is pretty rare stuff...
Quelli belli come noi
Su su giú giú
L'estate corta
La notta e' piccola
Quando quando quando (in Italian/german!)
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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Some news

This "Johnny Twist" commercial (1964) is only one of the many delights that can be found on Christophe's very promising looking new site teppaz and co dedicated to the 60's in France. (In French)

2 minutes of bliss 2 updated again!

Saturday, February 24, 2007

Italian music a gogo : More Rita Pavone

Ok I love Rita,so had to share this lovely song.

Brazilian music a gogo : Silvinha

Something for fans of the late sixties hip Brazilian sound (Jovem Guarda).Silvinha (Sílvia Peixoto Maria) started to sing from 1963 appearing on the radio and in cultural programs with traditional music.Later,she included in her repertoire the music of the Beatles and Rita Pavone.In 1967 Silvinha recorded for the first time.She continued working for tv and released several lp's.She also became one of the most successful session singers in Brazil.

Você já morreu e se esqueceu de deitar
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Thursday, January 25, 2007

Greek music a gogo : Crazy girls!

"A seminal song for the shaking 60's in Greece.It was first performed in the movie by film director Yannis Dalianidis,"Dakrya gia tin Ilektra" (1966).In the movie popular film star (and former Miss Greece) Zoe Laskari appears to be singing "Crazy Girl",but in reality the voice heard belongs to popular singer Aleka Kanelidou.In another version Nelli Manou performs it under the direction of Mimis Plessas,who wrote the song." (Thanks to Linernotes for the info)

Aleki Kanelidou-crazy girl
Nelli Manou-crazy girl
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Upcoming:Gemelle Kessler special,Silvinha and lots more!