teddy boys


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a British youth subculture that first appeared in the 1950s

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They were described as belonging to a gang of Teddy boys and had become a nuisance in the area, taking great delight in baiting young officers.
A group of Teddy Boys at the Rodney Youth Centre, in Liverpool, in 1956Picture: PAUL THOMPSON
Saturday nights with The Shadows on the jukebox, Teddy Boys standing around it trying to look cool.
ROCKERS Teddy Boys have their own very distinctive sartorial style
It takes a look at the days of terraced homes, Teddy boys, children in rags and the great smogs that once engulfed Birmingham.
While mums and dads sat down o watch Juke Box Jury or the The Black and White Minstrel Show on their black and white TVs, the youngsters - dressed as Teddy boys in drainpipe trousers and brothel creepers went wild.
Shoemaker George Cox picked up on the creeper's useful durability and offered a more refined version to the suited and booted rock & roll Teddy Boys in the '50s.
One of the main youth subcultures that emerge in the 1950s is the Teddy boys and I will focus in particular on the way in which this group was represented in the mainstream press and some other writings before going on to an examination of its representation in selected fiction of the period.
In 1958, the Teddy Boys and their allies launched a week-long series of neighborhood invasions in Notting Hill, an immigrant slum in the West End of London, seeking to prevent West Indians from gaining employment and social advancement.
A peep at a bygone era - teddy boys, dodgy wallpaper and a mock up of a 1950s living room, among others.
Listen in for Ambridge's own take on the decade that gave us teddy boys, teen biker hooligans and the pill.
They belonged to the strain of '60s pop exemplified by Vegas, Nancy Sinatra, and the Hell's Angels, an antipsychedelic death-trip strain of hedonism traceable to England's Teddy Boys and the Mods-vs.
Indeed on one occasion poor old George got in some of the older teddy boys to restore order.
As I travel through time again I can recall the Beatniks and teddy boys of the late 50s and early 60s.
THOUGH Frank Hardy continues to bombard me with criticism he had not disproved my arguments in favour of a separate club for Teddy boys.