Monthly Archives: April 2015

Rad Ads: Jack Wild, ‘Some Beautiful’ (1970)

“14 million. That’s a lot of anything, especially people…but that’s how many people tune in H.R. Pufnstuf every Saturday morning on the NBC-TV network to watch Jack Wild and his friends.” “Some Beautiful” appeared on 1970’s The Jack Wild Album. … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: American Motors’ Hornet Sportabout Wagon (1972)

“When you buy a 1972 Hornet Sportabout, you get the only wagon made in America that gives you sleek, racy looks, a rear lift gate and 60.8 cubic feet of cargo space.” Available in mustard yellow with a shaggy puppy … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Staple Singers, ‘Touch A Hand, Make A Friend’ (1974)

Happy Monday, good people of the free world. Here’s The Staple Singers singing “Touch A Hand, Make A Friend” on Soul Train in 1974. “Touch A Hand, Make A Friend” (written by Homer Banks, Raymond Jackson & Carl Hampton) originally … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Linda McCartney – ‘Linda’s Pictures’ (1977)

“The best of her camera work from The Beatles to Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Dylan and McCartney.” Linda Eastman’s Kodak Moments. Linda McCartney – ‘Linda’s Pictures’ originally appeared in the Feb./Mar., 1977 issue of Mother Jones magazine. (Source: Mother … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Christie, ‘San Bernadino’ (1970)

A few weeks back we featured Christie’s biggest hit, “Yellow River.” Today, we have Jeff Christie’s follow-up single, “San Bernadino.” “San Bernadino” just barely scraped the Billboard “Hot 100” in the US, but fared better around Europe, hitting the Top … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Spider-Woman’ Cartoon (1979)

DePatie-Freleng’s Spider-Woman cartoon originally ran on ABC from September, 1979 to January, 1980. 16 episodes were produced. Jessica Drew, aka Spider-Woman, was voiced by Joan Van Ark and Spider-Man was portrayed by Paul Soles. You can catch the animated series’ … Continue reading

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