Tag Archives: 1971

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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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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Daily 70s Ad: Chevy Vega, ‘Begs To Be Driven’ (1971)

“Wait until you drive a Vega. But don’t wait long.” Aww, they’ve put out the welcome mat. Daily 70s Ad #358: Chevy Vega, ‘Begs To Be Driven’ originally appeared in the March 05, 1971 issue of LIFE magazine. (Source: LIFE) … Continue reading

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