Author - John Hassall

The red Michael Jackson thriller jacket and the history behind it is an interesting tale.

The Legend of the Thriller Jacket

Well, Barneys Gang, It’s that time of year again. The nights are drawing in, the leaves are changing colour and leather jackets are returning to their natural habitats. That’s right folks, it’s officially Spooky Season (insert evil witches cackle here), and what better way to celebrate than to take a deep dive into the spookiest music video ever created, featuring one of the most iconic leather jackets of all time. You guessed it, Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Buckle up gang...

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Image shows a classic photograph of The Beatles performing in black leather jackets.

How the Beatles Changed Fashion Forever

In the 1960s, four working class scouse lads got together and decided to make a band. They called themselves, “The Beatles”. You might have heard of them.In May of 1963, they reached number one in the UK charts with, “Please, Please Me” and the rest, as they say, is history.The Beatles went on to achieve 20 number one hits, conquer America, redefine rock and roll and arguably change the world as we know it today.Even as Mancs, we have...

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