Back in the 70s there was Sean and David Cassidy, The
Monkees, The Brady Bunch, anyone and everyone had a fan club.
of the actors had a fanclub. One member absolutely shredded me for even using
the term fanclub.
over my post as a newcomer was atrocious.
around, they’ve just moved online.
network for photos and autographs as the star’s manager or record company set
that up and you wrote to them for all kinds of ephemera.
popular with all the 80s stars.
money order, yes, a money order for tshirts, postcards and pictures. All very
cool! And I still have them.
onto this fabulous thing called the internet, many networks, record companies
and managers set up websites for fans and followers to read up on the latest
gossip, tour dates, record list, and yes, merchandise.
2013, “fan clubs” are bigger than ever with many artists selling
their own merchandise and cds.