Music For Monday: The Osmonds, ‘Foggy Mountain Breakdown’ (1976)

Not 'Yee Haw,' but an incredible simulation. ('Donny & Marie,' 1976)

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!

The Osmonds: ‘Foggy Mountain Breakdown,’ 1976

Previously on Music for Monday: Ramones At Max’s Kansas City (Live ’76)

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Funshine Friday: ‘Sesame Street’ – Ernie & Bert ‘Emotions’ (1975)

"Bert's good at gettin' mad..." ('Sesame Street,' 1975)

“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.

‘Sesame Street': Ernie & Bert ‘Emotions,’ 1975

Previously on Funshine Friday: Kings Dominion Theme Park Commercials (1978)

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70s Stories In The News: ‘Mean’ Joe Green & Coca-Cola (1979)

"Have a Coke and a smile." ('Mean' Joe Green, 1979)

“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

Previously on 70s Stories: ‘Funky Turns 40,’ ‘Wheel In The Sky’

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Music For Monday: Ramones At Max’s Kansas City (Live ’76)

'Baby, baby make me loco. Baby, baby make me mambo...' (Ramones, 1976)

‘Baby, baby make me loco. Baby, baby make me mambo…’ (Ramones, 1976)

It’s Monday. I need a shot of Ramones. Tune in below for two songs, “Havana Affair” and “Listen To My Heart,” live and blistering at famed NYC nite club, Max’s Kansas City, in 1976.

Hey Ho, Let’s Go!

Ramones Live At Max’s Kansas City, 1976

Previously on Music for Monday: David Gates (Bread), ‘Goodbye Girl’ (1978)

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Brady Bunch Moments: Bobby The Enforcer (1973)

Bobby lays down the law. ('The Brady Bunch,' 1973)

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)

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!

‘The Brady Bunch': Bobby The Enforcer, 1973

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

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Rad Ads: Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Ecology Stickers (1973)

Kellogg's Rice Krispies Ecology Stickers ('Boy's Life,' February, 1973)

Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Ecology Stickers (‘Boy’s Life,’ February, 1973)

“Help Stop Pollution! Display These Big 3X2 Inch Ecology Stickers!”

Snap, Crackle & Pop for peace, love and environmental harmony. Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Ecology Stickers originally appeared in the February, 1973 issue of Boy’s Life magazine.

(Source: Boy’s Life)

Previously on Rad Ads/70s Ads: McGregor Polyester Shacket Suit (1972)

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