July 21, 2016

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Punk Week 2016 Day 3 - Circle Jerks!

Punk Week is in Full Swing at The Captain's Vintage! Yesterday we were featured on the blog for the top punk festival in the US, and today we feature the Circle Jerks!

Circle Jerks

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July 20, 2016

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Punk Week 2016 Day 2 Suicidal Tendencies!

Day 2 of Punk Week here at The Captain's Vintage features the kings of Crossover Thrash Punk Suicidal Tendencies!  Here is the shirt that we recently acquired which was purchased at a show on the east coast in the 80s!

 Suicidal Tendencies T-shirt

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July 19, 2016

Posted in punk, punk week, ramones, vintage t shirt

Punk Week 2016 Day 1 - The Ramones!

As the RNC kicks off this week, we are celebrating Punk Music and the Punk movement with a selection of authentic vintage Punk Rock tees that we have recently received at The Captain's Vintage!  

Kicking off our week is the godfathers of Punk, the Ramones! 


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The Beatles Butcher Cover t-shirt - the rarest vintage t-shirt for sale!

On June 20th 1966, The Beatles released the album with their most controversial cover of all time, the Butcher Cover of the Album "Yesterday and Today".  This cover, part of a photo shoot by Photographer Robert Whitaker titled A Somnambulant Adventure sought to take the Beatles out of their usual photo shoots, and to get a bit experimental.  This was never intended to be the album cover, but in early 1966 the Fab 4, particular John and Paul, decided to submit it as the album cover for their upcoming US album release titled "Yesterday and Today" 

The Beatles fought very hard for the cover, convincing the President of Capital Records Alan W Livingston that they had to have the Butcher Cover, and would not allow another image.  They stated that this was their protest against the Vietnam War, and refused to budge despite their management and record label's concerns.  

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March 08, 2016

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T-shirt Tuesday - Cameo Word Up!

cameo word up
This t-shirt Tuesday, there is nothing else to say but Word UP!  Really, there is no other band from the 80s that funk rocks like Cameo; they are almost in a class of their own! I dare you to not be tapping your foot along to word up!  
And what better way to say word up than with this amazing, Cameo Word Up t-shirt from the 1987 world tour!  Do your dance, do you dance, tell me what's the word, WORD UP!


Today for T-Shirt Tuesday we present this Garth Algar approved Aerosmith t-shirt from their 1988 Aero Force One Tour! The shirt's become a kind of cult classic, just like the 1992 film in which it appears. It's the foundation of Garth's signature look: Converse, ripped jeans, rock t-shirt, plaid flannel (optional), black horn-rimmed glasses, messy blond mop. Observe: 

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T-Shirt Tuesday - These Pretzels Are Making Me Thirsty!

Click here to view our Philly Pretzel T-shirt Collection For Sale

Today for T-Shirt Tuesday, we're going to delve into the history of one of Philly's favorite snacks, the Philly soft pretzel. Observe their particular squat shape, lightly browned and crisped exterior, doughy inside and sprinkling of coarse salt. 

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