THE ARCHIVE: The mid 60s North Birmingham Blues scene

Prior to myspace, along way prior to myspace, back when telephone numbers were shorter, this was how bands advertised their services.

Here is a selection of business cards of bands operating in the (predominantly North) Birmingham area around 1967 ish. The names and strap lines say it all: the raw sound of Blues was all the rage for young British men with a certain outlook and a parent who might be willing to sign a hire purchase agreement.

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