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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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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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Rad Ads: James Brown, ‘Funky Drummer’ (1970)

“Red hot new instrumental single…” “Funky Drummer Part 1 And Part 2” was recorded in November of 1969 and released in March of 1970. The drumbeat Clyde Stubblefield plays on this record has been sampled uncountable times in modern music. … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Christie, ‘Yellow River’ (1970)

Christie’s “Yellow River” was a #1 smash in the UK, Ireland, Norway and Finland. The song, written and sung by British-born Jeff Christie, is a tale of a soldier returning home after the American Civil War. “Yellow River” did pretty … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Climbing! (Mountain’s Second L.P.) (1970)

“We move another mountain.” Featuring “Mississippi Queen.” You know what I mean? Climbing! (Mountain’s Second L.P.) originally appeared in the March 14, 1970 issue of Billboard magazine. (Source: Billboard) Previously on Rad Ads: Frank Sinatra, ‘I Would Be In Love … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Frank Sinatra, ‘I Would Be In Love (Anyway)’ (1970)

“From his next album ‘Watertown.’” It’s a “significant” single from Frank. Frank Sinatra, ‘I Would Be In Love (Anyway)’ originally appeared in the March 14, 1970 issue of Billboard magazine. (Source: Billboard) Previously on Rad Ads: Woolrich Hiking Clothes (1975)

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