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July 24, 2016

Posted in 80s, minor threat, punk, punk week, vintage tees


Punk Week 2016 Day 6 - Minor Threat

Its the final day of Punk Week here at The Captain's Vintage.  I know that it says it is day 6, but on the 7th day, the Punk Gods Rested.

Today we feature the most legendary band of the straight edge movement of the 1980s, Minor Threat! 

Brian Baker Minor Threat

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June 21, 2016

Posted in 70s, 80s, dr pepper, vintage tees, vintage tshirt


T-shirt Tuesday - Dr. Pepper I'm a Pepper t-shirt!

n the late 70's / early 80s, Dr. Pepper fans were given a nickname: the Peppers.  I know that sounds ridiculous today, but it was a simpler time...

dr pepper I'm a pepper

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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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