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If you wear gloss and the wind blows your hair sticks to it, and you look like you have a full beard!
Free event - No booking required Find out more » 1920s Jazz Band, Shanghai Shuffle, brings together some of the best musicians from the South West to enchant you with the swinging notes of the roaring 20s, transporting you to a world of speakeasies, gin mills and giggle water.
Free event - No booking required Find out more » As a special pre Stroud Fringe music event, we are excited to have hijacked the Vera van Heeringen trio on their way to perform at the Purbeck Folk Festival.
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Meanwhile, an obscure truck driver in Memphis named Elvis Presley has started to generate some buzz in the summer of 1954 with his own brand of rockabilly recordings out of Sun Records in Memphis.
One early rocker, Fats Domino, had been hitting the charts with his New Orleans-flavoured mix of jazz and rhythm & blues since the late 1940s.
She favours pedal pushers and a bright-red slash of a mouth – it’s Mac Ruby Woo, apparently.She has the alabaster hue of a statue and is obviously a fan of leopard print: her faux-fur coat clashes wonderfully with her bandana (‘I have hundreds!’), knotted behind her trademark peroxide quiff, while her brothel creepers have a zebra stripe. She’s soignée but not remotely girlie: she’s wearing a necklace of tiny plastic skulls.All that changed in 1955 when "Rock Around the Clock" by Bill Haley & His Comets finally broke down the barriers that had prevented mainstream America from enjoying Rock and Roll music.It took a long time in coming, and, for some, it might have seemed as if neither the breakthrough nor the recording of "Rock Around the Clock" would ever happen.