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Music For Monday: Bee Gees, ‘How Can You Mend A Broken Heart’ (1971)

On this edition of Music for Monday we check in on the Bee Gees. Here they are performing the happy-sad classic, “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart” on European TV in 1971. “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart” … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: James Gang (Joe Walsh), ‘Walk Away’ (Live ’71)

Top o’ the Monday mornin’ to ya. Here’s James Gang, featuring Joe Walsh on vocals and blistering guitar, playing “Walk Away” live on European TV in 1971. “Walk Away” was James Gang’s biggest hit (Billboard “Hot 100” #51) and appeared … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Loretta Lynn, ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ (1971)

Loretta Lynn’s signature tune, “Coal Miner’s Daughter” was recorded in October of 1969 and released in May of 1970. This classic, written by Lynn about her Kentucky upbringing, rose to #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and was … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Ringo Starr, ‘It Don’t Come Easy’ (1971)

Ringo Starr’s “It Don’t Come Easy” released in April of 1971 and rose to the top 5 on various music charts around the world including the US, UK and Canada. Below, you’ll find a ’71 promotional film for the single … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Electric Company’ – ‘Shoo Shoo Sunshine’ Song (1971)

Hurrah! We’ve almost made it to the end of the work week. It’s nearly time to kick off our shoes and begin to relax. To get us mentally started on our weekend, here’s Academy Award-winner, Morgan Freeman singing “Shoo Shoo … 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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