Battle Of The Bulge: Rock Stars in Tight Pants In The 1960s And 1970s

It’s well known that tight trousers have a long history in rock and pop music stretching all the way back and front to the 1950s when Elvis Presley first unleashed his “Hound Dog” on national television. Within weeks, it seemed as if every singer was wearing a pair of strides one size too small leaving many broadcasters to shoot these performers from the waist up so as not to offend the less fashionable viewers at home. For some, what God had provided wasn’t enough and their trousers were often padded with socks or cucumbers…

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

Is this the greatest rockstar picture of all times or what?

If you enjoyed these glorious bulges, you will also like 1970s Swedish Bands, Matching 1970s Couple Outfits, and Ridiculous 1970s Male Haircuts.

.

30 Comments

 Add your comment
  1. Anonymous August 28, 2019

    Ouch it hurts!

  2. Diane August 28, 2019

    gross, not a good look for men

  3. Anonymous August 28, 2019

    my eyes, oh, my eyes

  4. Your Name Here August 28, 2019

    You’ll shoot your eye out kid

  5. Anonymous August 28, 2019

    Where is John Bon Jovi

  6. marie August 28, 2019

    where is IGGY???

  7. Anonymous August 28, 2019

    Where is Derek Smalls from Spinal Tap?

  8. Cannot unseen it August 28, 2019

    The problem was not the tight pants, but the LACK OF UNDERWEAR!!

  9. Camel t...hump August 28, 2019

    Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way down to the knees…

  10. Anonymous August 28, 2019

    There is nothing sad nor useless about this

  11. Peepers Jeepers August 28, 2019

    Wow. You can tell if they are circumsized or not. Maybe, just maybe too much information?

  12. DJSauvage August 28, 2019

    Really illustrates how puritanical society has become since then.

  13. Anonymous August 28, 2019

    Greg Rollie spoiled every Journey album cover he was on.

  14. Anonymous August 28, 2019

    Such silliness…..

  15. Anonymous August 28, 2019

    sigh …

  16. LoveSharpDressedMen August 28, 2019

    Not sexy IMO!

  17. Anonymous August 28, 2019

    I agree with Anonymous – no Derek Smalls? He sets off the security wand in the airport with his! Legendary bulge.

  18. Anonymous August 29, 2019

    Put a sock in it.

  19. Anonymous August 29, 2019

    Love it

  20. Jenny August 29, 2019

    surely some are padded?

  21. Annie August 29, 2019

    Like the Rocky Horror Picture Show Just a sock to the left then a sock to the right.

  22. Freddie's Woman August 29, 2019

    Freddie…marry me. sigh

  23. Anonymous August 30, 2019

    good thing I’m blind

  24. Aonghas Crowe August 30, 2019

    Brethren, I beseech thee! Free thy junk!

    Burn your boxers!
    Scrap your skivvies!
    Torch your thongs!
    Unload your undies!
    Junk your jockstrap!
    Abandon your briefs!

  25. pjcamp August 31, 2019

    Sooooooo . . . when exactly was underwear invented?

  26. Texas Dan August 31, 2019

    Rolled up gym socks!!
    Or as the old joke goes “The potato goes in front!”

  27. Stevie August 31, 2019

    Totally photoshopped 😕

  28. Anonymous September 1, 2019

    Wrong,Stevie. You are probably not old enough to remember. But this was the thing to do in the 70’s.

  29. Anonymous September 12, 2019

    “Great googley moogley! ” to quote Frank Zappa

  30. Jayboy September 15, 2019

    and Jim Morrison is VERY happy to meet you!!

Leave Name blank to comment as Anonymous.