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1970s Vintage Stock Car Racing

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Vintage Denim Mining

Jeans of the Old West author Michael Harris has recently been down in a mine doing some vintage denim archeology.

He has posted his latest adventures in 3 new videos on flickr.  There are also some amazing photos on this flickr page of other denim relics he has discovered over the years.

You can view Michael’s 3 new videos here:

Denim Mining – Part 1

Denim Mining – Part 2

Denim Mining – Part 3

Be on the lookout in the next issue of Inventory Magazine for more on Michael’s latest vintage denim adventures.

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Power Big Meet & Swedish Raggare Documentary Film

Here’s a clip from a documentary about the Raggare culture in Sweden and the phenomenon of Power Big Meet, the Europe’s largest American car event in Västerås Sweden.  The film aired on SVT June 8, but can be viewed in full here. Enjoy!

Or you can come experience Power Big Meet LIVE! for yourself Thursday through Saturday in Västerås Sweden! For more information, click here.

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American Hippie Inspiration for Summer Music Festivals

Here’s an inspiring short documentary from 1967 about hippies for all of you attending the Peace & Love music festival in Borlänge…

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Les Paul Tribute To Air On CNN

Les Paul: An American Legend

Les Paul, the father of the electric guitar, is the subject of a tribute to air on CNN this week.

The Icon program will focus on Paul’s contributions to rock ‘n’ roll, highlighting interviews with Paul McCartney, Slash and ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons.

Air Times on CNN (all in GMT):

  • Thursday 26 August: 11:30, 16:30
  • Saturday 28 August: 06:30, 20:00
  • Sunday 29 August: 03:30, 07:30, 15:00
  • Monday 30 August: 01:30

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Jeans, A Faded Blue Planet Documentary Film

Jeans, A Faded Blue Planet is an upcoming documentary film by Thierry Aguila that explores the history, economics, culture, industry and psychology of jeans. The film showcases jeans manufacturing in various countries, denim collectors and artisinal jeans producers. Lynn Downey, Levi’s historian and archivist is also interviewed.  The film is to be released by Arte in September.

Here’s the trailer…

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