Live It Up!

This flickr set has an awesome collection of screengrabs from “Live It Up” the 1963 movie which features the music production talents of Joe Meek. Starring Heinz and David Hemmings!

Via Cinebeats:

Live It Up! provides viewers with a brief but unforgettable glimpse of a more innocent time just moments before pirate radio, drugs, shorter skirts, Beatlemania and the merseybeat sound would transform the capital city into “Swinging London.” From pop music to beat, trad jazz and American rock-n-roll, Live It Up! is a fascinating concoction of sounds and styles aimed at Britain’s youth during a pivotal point in pop culture history. Soon after Britain’s youth culture would begin to fragment more into different groups (rockers, mods, hippies, etc.) with different haircuts, different fashion sensibilities and different social concerns and attitudes. Of course most individuals during this period combined their various interests in music and fashion and rarely fell into easily defined categories usually created by the media in order to sell newspapers and magazines.

Heinz – Live it Up

Patsy Ann Noble – Accidents Will Happen

Related link: Eddie’s PROJECT JOE (Myspace)

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