Not ‘Yee Haw,’ but an incredible simulation. (‘Donny & Marie,’ 1976)
Remember when Donny & Marie and The Osmonds teamed up with Roy Clark, Charo and George Gobel for a rollicking version of “Foggy Mountain Breakdown”? I know you couldn’t forget that – it was a highlight of the decade.
The clip below originally aired on Donny & Marie in 1976. You won’t want to miss the “humorous” chatter before the tune, but if you’d like to jump right to the music, that starts at 3:10. Breakdown!
“Bert’s good at gettin’ mad…” (‘Sesame Street,’ 1975)
Happy Funshine Friday (the 13th)! Let’s join Ernie, Bert and Shola as they come to our emotional rescue, demonstrating their best happy, sad and frightened faces.
The segment below aired during season six of Sesame Street on March 13, 1975. The Sesame Street YouTube page lists the young actress as Shala, but Muppet Wiki calls her Shola Lynch and I’m going with that. Get emotional.
“Have a Coke and a smile.” (‘Mean’ Joe Green, 1979)
‘I was suddenly approachable,’ Greene recalled during a presentation at Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta. ‘Little kids were no longer afraid of me, and older people – both women and men – would come up and offer me a Coke.’
While browsing the Coca-Cola site I came across this gem – “Mean” Joe Green of the Pittsburgh Steelers taking a look back at the iconic 1979 Coke commercial that changed his life for the better.
You can catch the Behind-The-Scenes video below and read an overview at the Coca-Cola site.
Coca-Cola: Behind-The-Scenes With ‘Mean’ Joe Green
Bobby lays down the law. (‘The Brady Bunch,’ 1973)
Welcome back, to another segment of Brady Bunch Moments. Remember that one time, when Bobby became a hall monitor at school and all of that unbridled power went straight to his little head? How could one forget such a thing?
Greg – caught being groovy. (‘The Brady Bunch,’ 1973)
The clip below originally aired on January 12, 1973 during season four of The Brady Bunch. Roll it!