Pinup of the week: Miss Starlet O’ Hara

Posted by Dee-Ann On July - 24 - 2017ADD COMMENTS 177 views
My name is Starlet O’ Hara. Born and raised in California. I grew up going to car shows and helping my family work on classic cars. I am now a proud owner of my own running project a 1965 Plymouth Barracuda. I have always been influenced by pin ups and Hollywoodland silver screen stars. Published pin up modeI, I also perform classic burlesque in hopes of spreading a body positive message to the ladies in the audience showing all women are beautiful and should love the skin they’re in.
 

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Doo Wop: it all started with guys under a streetlight, in de ghetto’s of America

Doo Wop. Harmonic multiplevoiced sounds, which started in the ghetto’s of America in the early fifties, by African-americans. Soon it was picked up by white groups and caught mainstream popularity, being a mix of pop and R&B(the early days R&B, not Beyonce 😛 ). It caught my attention because of the ’73 movie “American Graffiti”, a movie by one of my favorite directors George Lucas. Groups like the Dells, the Vikings, the Moonglows, Danny and the Juniors and off course Dion and the Belmonds really got me into this music. During my time on computerschool I remember playing a unofficial radiostation called doo-wopclassics.com. Every day the same songs, but it didn’t matter to me.

I had my first contact with this incredible band the Roomates, a Doo Wop band from England, when I started to become a Ted. On one of my dad’s cd’s, I found a song called You Could Have Told Me. It has been my favorite ever since, and im searching like hell for the single! I became crazy of this band, white Doo Wop with their own sound. So I contacted the guitarplayer of the band, Steve, and we started talking. I really wanted to hear the new album, so i could review it!

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Pinup of the week: Miss Dusti Reins

Posted by Dee-Ann On July - 17 - 2017ADD COMMENTS 296 views

Hi,

I’m Miss Dusti Reins. I’m 33 years old a mother of 7 wonderful children. I’m from Alberta Canada. I’m new to pin up and trying to get my feet wet. I’ve been very passionate about pin up for a couple years now. I love the way it makes me feel. It feels very natural to me, makes me feel sexy.

Ivan Johnny, send us this great interview with the owner of Martin’s Garage record label from Slovenia

  1. Can you tell us something about yourself?

I’m a music lover in the first place and also a record collector. I got fanaticly into music when I was 9 years old, started with Elvis, but I was also exploring a lot of different genres. The wish of being a record label or manager, DJ was always growing inside me. I was spending all my money on records, tapes and CDs … in the nineties I used my knowledge of music when I started to work for an authors society and a few years later for a publisher and a  record label. In 2004 I started to DJ, so music was always and still is my main focus. Read the rest of this entry »

The Paladins live at Lantaarn Venster Rotterdam

Posted by Dee-Ann On May - 29 - 2017ADD COMMENTS 381 views

Last year the Paladins visited Lantaarn Venster Rotterdam, but the gig was cancelled due to a leaking swimmingpool just above the venue. “Water was dripping on the electrical system” Dave recalls. The trio has been working on a new album. It has been a while since the previous album was out. During rehearsals some time ago, Dave was getting a powerdrink for Thomas. Thomas played a great sounding surf riff on the guitar. So the instrumental “Powershake” was born. While talking about all kinds of topics, new songs kept on rolling about those topics too. So that’s why this album is a bit different than the ones before. The song: “Who sold the water to the waterman”, is about the dry spell they had couple of years ago in the San Diego area. Farms could not grow their crops without water, and a farmer who had a pipeline of water running underneath his house, could not use it because it belonged to another man who claimed to be the owner of that water.

Dave took out a custom built Fender guitar. Thomas found the guitar neck in a pawn shop in Dallas Texas, which was a bit longer than a regular guitar neck. He bought it for Dave and when he showed it to the Fender company, they were surprised. It came from a prototype 1967 guitar. They asked if they could use it to build a new guitar. He agreed. Instead they build a bass guitar. When they asked him to come over to receive this first new model, Dave declined. He wanted a guitar. So they handed it over to Pete Townsend.

Dave and Thomas were full of fun stories during the show and ofcourse as always the audience was blown away by their great perfomance and the typical Paladins guitar sound of Dave Gonzalez. Songs of their new album “New World” sounded more mature but still Paladins. The crowd sang like a big choir on Keep on loving me “Whoooa yeah!”

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Hoorn Rock and Roll Sunday: the final Big Bang!

Posted by Dee-Ann On May - 21 - 2017ADD COMMENTS 416 views

I was a teenager in 1986 when I first visited Hoorn Rock and Roll Sunday (NL) by train to get blown away by the whole city breathing rock and roll music. A big fifties market, carshows, live music coming out of almost every bar. My best friend and me were walking in rock and roll paradise. After a few years the festival ended.

But in 2007 I was so happy to hear that a new organisation (Anneke Knip, Maartje Brandt, Michel Koppies, Miriam Bosman and many more) picked up the pieces and this amazing festival was back on its feet! Read the interview with Anneke: http://www.rockabilly-online.com/?p=6241

The town square is the center of the whole festival, but bars all over town are filled with live rock and roll bands. Every year they got more bands. Since Desperados became the main sponsor, more than 20 Dutch and international bands are present. This year Mike Sanchez (UK), Louis King (AU), The Lustre Kings (USA) and Marcel Riesco (USA) are brought from overseas to shake up the city. A photobooth in an old VW is ready to take your picture, you can watch the dance demonstration from Jump Up Boogie Woogie, men get their quiffs greased up by Sleezy Tiki Barbershop and DeeJay Thomas will take care of the after party. 

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Jesus Evil Highway: The Ghostwood Recordings

Posted by Dee-Ann On May - 8 - 2017ADD COMMENTS 761 views

In the past few months I heard a lot of people mention the bluegrass band Jesus Evil Highway. The name is all across social media too, so I had to see what the fuss is all about. I visited their vinyl album release party at Posse Bar Rotterdam on May 4th and got the chance to ask them a few questions.

Where did you guys meet?

Most of us knew each other for years, being family (brothers), high school friends or from playing together in other bands, before we ended up playing with Jesus Evil Highway. The last one to join us was ‘Uncle Paulie’ as we like to call him, but that’s already a couple of years back, and it feels like we know him for years.

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Pinup of the week: Babs Bonneville

Posted by Dee-Ann On May - 1 - 2017Comments Off on Pinup of the week: Babs Bonneville 734 views

Babs Bonneville a pin-up from Yorkshire. I’m 39 years old and when the day job is done I live for jiving, rock n’ roll, and achieving the pin-up look from charity shops/thrift shops. I have recently done my first pin-up shoot and loved it. Babs Bonneville has now officially been born, and being your ‘Pin-up of the Week’ really would be the icing on the cake! The photo attached is one I took myself, hope you like it!

Pinup of the week: Lily Love

Posted by Dee-Ann On April - 24 - 2017Comments Off on Pinup of the week: Lily Love 581 views

Miss Lily love
picture by Bombshell Pinups

Lily Love has a passion for vintage fashion with a modern twist. This Philadelphia born-and-raised gal believes in supporting small businesses and loves featuring fabulous artists’ fashion items on her Instagram feed. By day she works for a non-profit helping low-income kids get to – and through – college and by night she’s a mama to an adorable two-year-old toddler.

photographer is Mandy Little, owner and creator of Bombshell Pinups (bombshellpinups.net)

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Pinup of the week: miss Yvonne

Posted by Dee-Ann On April - 17 - 2017Comments Off on Pinup of the week: miss Yvonne 617 views

I was happy to get an email from Miss Yvonne. She was our pinup of the week in 2014 http://www.rockabilly-online.com/?p=10808
Now she re-entered with a new classy picture.

 

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Pinup of the week: Miss Jolene

Posted by Dee-Ann On April - 10 - 2017Comments Off on Pinup of the week: Miss Jolene 898 views
Picture by Cherry bomb photography

Miss Jolene

My interests are being with my two kids . I enjoy health and fitness and frequent the gym 5 days a week . I like to travel preferably some where there is a beach and sun. At home in my spare time I like to do puzzles.

Instagram: @madcheese_squeeze

Teenage pinup of the week: Miss Sage

Posted by Dee-Ann On December - 12 - 2016ADD COMMENTS 1,759 views

Last week Miss Austin was our first teenage pinup of the week. Today we have her sister: Miss Sage.
Her proud mother Stephenie submitted both of her teenage daughters. Sage Madison is 11 years old.
Both girls have been taking pictures with car’s their whole life. Rebuilding vehicles and hot-rods are their father’s, Aaron, passion.

 

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Teenage Pinup of the week: miss Austin

Posted by Dee-Ann On December - 5 - 2016ADD COMMENTS 1,884 views

Today we have our first teenage pinup of the week: Miss Austin.
Her proud mother Stephenie submitted both of her teenage daughters. Austin Marie is 13 years old and has a sister Sage Madison.
Both girls have been taking pictures with car’s their whole life. Rebuilding vehicles and hot-rods are their father’s, Aaron, passion.
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Austin 6 months old

 

Pinup of the week: Bettie D’Vine

Posted by Dee-Ann On November - 28 - 2016ADD COMMENTS 1,760 views

Hiya I’m Bettie, I’m a multi Internationally published model from a seaside town in the North East of England. I specialise in Pin up, Alternative and Lingerie. I love how dressing in 1950’s fashion makes me feel confident and sexy and the clothing accentuates my curves perfectly.

I have always been a lover of anything alternative but I got the retro vibe when I did my first ever burlesque shoot. Since then I have been in two independent movies, a music video, I became a Semi Finalist in the Miss Pin Up UK 2016 were I performed at London Tattoo Convention. I am currently signed to Diamonds and Feathers, a modelling agency that specialises in Pin Up and burlesque.

I am now selling my own merchandise after I have had a brand designed by Vince Ray of the Boneshakers.

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Pinup of the week: Miss Ruby Red

Posted by Dee-Ann On November - 21 - 2016ADD COMMENTS 1,447 views

A down to earth gal with a love for all things vintage. Along with living a vintage lifestyle Miss Ruby also loves dancing the bop, jive,& stroll to a killer rock n roll band .
For fun she enjoys playing upright bass,going to car shows,& an avocation for endometriosis awareness. But also don’t be mistaken for this gal being a pushover she also is very well known from being at her favorite shows, yes that’s right folks this lil kitten loves to wreck to psychobilly as well.

Facebook: Facebook Miss Ruby Red
Instagram: @MissRubyRed_PinUp

Photographer: Rick Tores Photography MUAH: Miss Ruby Red Model: Miss Ruby Red

Photographer: Rick Tores Photography
MUAH: Miss Ruby Red
Model: Miss Ruby Red

SaraLee’s debut album Queen of Your Heart

Posted by Dee-Ann On November - 14 - 2016ADD COMMENTS 1,176 views

saralee-band-pic-qummaartSaraLee’s website tells us: ‘SaraLee is the queen of rhythm ‘n’ blues and rockabilly lovers’ hearts! Her soulful voice and flirty attitude has brightened many stages from Finland to Germany and she is yearning for more.’

They play rhythm ‘n’ blues spiced up with swing, jazz and rockabilly. They love to mix different types of roots music and make it sound unique.

Rhythm and blues/ Jazz is the style I like. She made me cursious. Who is SaraLee, and what makes her tick?

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Cruisin’ Florida: Thrift Stores Palm Coast

Posted by Dee-Ann On November - 9 - 2016Comments Off on Cruisin’ Florida: Thrift Stores Palm Coast 1,428 views

What’s a rockabilly supposed to do in Florida? Come on be creative. Don’t expect a Betty Page store or Pin up girl clothing at the mall, but find the thrift stores to get your fifties stuff for cheap.

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Paul’s Treasures

I must admid I didn’t expect to find anything fifties, while standing in front of Paul’s treasures collectibles store in Palm Coast, but I spent an hour in his shop and found some cool vinyl:

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Ship Ahoy!

Posted by Rocky On October - 24 - 2016ADD COMMENTS 1,167 views
Wim, the guitarist.

Wim, the guitarist.

Hello Folks, long time no review! I know, been busy with a lot of schoolwork and stuff, but now its musictime!

Two weekends ago I went to the CD presentation of the band Dee Ann and the Nightcaptains. You might know Dee as the admin and creator of this page 😉 This Rockabilly quartet, that proudly recieved the Tielman award from mr. Tielman himself, consist of the core of the rotterdam rock and roll scene. The met many years ago in the place to be for rockers in Rotterdam at the time, Jailhouse Place. My mom told me that Jailhouse was the same size as the bar we were in right now. This was in a small, dutch cafe, completlty in style of the title of the album, and when we entered, we heard some fine dutch cafe-harbour music 😛 Some rockers there asked me if i wanted to dj, but it was to crowded and didn’t have my records on me. 😉

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Haloween Pinup of the week: Madeleine Mayhem

Posted by Dee-Ann On October - 24 - 2016ADD COMMENTS 1,692 views

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Pinup of the week: Sarah

Posted by Dee-Ann On October - 10 - 2016ADD COMMENTS 1,799 views
Picture by Feme Fatal, Colorado

Picture by Feme Fatal, Colorado

I am a spunky, nerdy girl born in the wrong decade.

I love to cook, make my own cosmetics and volunteer at the Berthoud Museum. I am a Medical Assistant at the University of Colorado Boulder and teach swim lessons on the weekend.

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