“Bruce Davidson’s 1959 project, Brooklyn Gang, is an intimate photographic study of a rebellious Brooklyn teenage gang, who called themselves The Jokers. Not only is Davidson’s work a sincere portrayal of troubled teenagers coming of age, but it also acts as a documentation of teenage life during 1950s, exposing the emotional climate of that time … Read more
Elvis Presley with his cousin, Gene (1953) “My Happiness” is the first song Elvis ever recorded. It was tracked in the summer of 1953 at Sun Studios in Memphis. Elvis didn’t plan on doing anything with the recording. He just wanted to hear how his voice sounded. The rest is history. Listen to it HERE: … Read more
(Gene Vincent’s first appearance, Town Hall Party 1958. Dig the bass players hair. Rock ‘n roll.) E.