Retro Photographs Sure To Spark Your Interests!

By | December 17, 2017

'Captain Kirk' (William Shatner) and The Reactor 1967

The groovy era was full of boundary-breaking comedy acts, the musical genre was experiencing a revival, and even some of the best family television shows came out of the 1960’s and 1970s. Some of them promoted togetherness… others really drove it home just how good you actually have it. There is just so much grooviness to be grateful for right here!

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Pictured here is William Shatner as Star Trek’s 'Captain James T. Kirk' posed by the Reactor back in 1967. This custom creation was built in 1965 by Gene Winfield for an ‘Autorama’ custom car show. Winfield also built the shuttlecraft for Star Trek. He then went on to build the Spinner flying cars for Blade Runner, and even the legendary 6000 SUX from Robocop! Too cool!

Star Trek is a science fiction television series that has become a major franchise since the days of its conception by Gene Roddenberry. The first tv series was simply called Star Trek (now referred to as "The Original Series"), debuted in 1966 and ran for three seasons.It followed the interstellar adventures of Captain James T. Kirk of the starship USS Enterprise, and his crew in the twenty-third century. 

Guitar Man Jerry Reed had three songs that he wrote covered by Elvis Presley and had more than 40 albums in his career that began when he was 18, with hits on the radio from 1967 to 1983.

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Jerry Reed Hubbard, or as he was known professionally, Jerry Reed, was an American country music singer, guitarist, and songwriter. He also tried his hand in acting and ended up appearing in over a dozen films over the course of his career. But his true love was music, some signature songs are "Guitar Man", "U.S. Male", "A Thing Called Love", "Alabama Wild Man", "Amos Moses", and "When You're Hot, You're Hot" (which garnered a Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance).

He was also the creator of the theme song for the 1977 blockbuster Smokey and the Bandit, titled Eastbound and Down, Reed also co-starred in the film. In April of 2017, Reed was announced as an inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame and was officially inducted by Bobby Bare on October 24, 2017.