Author Archives: David Moore

Music For Monday: Billy Paul, ‘Thanks For Saving My Life’ (1974)

“Thanks for saving my life. For picking me up, dusting me off.” It’s Monday, let the music commence! Here’s Billy Paul (best known for “Me And Mrs. Jones”) singing “Thanks For Saving My Life” in what appears to be a … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Willy Wonka’s Candy Factory Kit (1971)

“Chocolate not included…” A slight change of pace for today’s FF edition. Instead of a kid’s program from the 70s, we have a commercial that surely ran during a beloved children’s show before slipping into obscurity. Here’s a very cool … Continue reading

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70s Moments: Paul Lynde, ‘Hating Hollywood’ (1976)

“Hollywood Squares’ Paul Lynde Feels Like a Round Peg in TV’s Square Hole” Cranking back the dial to September, 1976, we find this People magazine cover story on Paul Lynde. Mr. Lynde, famed actor and comedian, does not like the … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Métal Urbain, ‘Panik’ (1977)

Another Monday has rolled around and that means it’s time to politely tap our feet and bob our heads to some 70s music. Or, maybe pogo. Pogoing is good too. Here’s Parisian punk rock band, Métal Urbain performing their first … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Muppet Show’ – Elton John, ‘Crocodile Rock’ (1977)

Happy Funshine Friday, friends! To help get our weekend off to a grand start, let’s watch Elton John perform “Crocodile Rock” surrounded by furry reptiles. The entertaining segment below appeared on The Muppet Show and Muppet Wiki lists the production … Continue reading

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Brady Bunch Moments: Pete Brady, Sunflower Girl (1971)

Holy Mike Brady’s cardigan! It cannot believe it’s been over six months since I’ve posted an installment of Brady Bunch Moments for your enjoyment. Here’s a classic minute and a half of early-70s TV wherein Peter Brady (Christopher Knight) dresses … Continue reading

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