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Funshine Friday: Rankin/Bass – ‘Festival Of Family Classics’ (1973)

A glorious Funshine Friday to you, my Bionic pals! Here’s the intro to syndicated series, Festival of Family Classics produced by Rankin/Bass. Festival of Family Classics made its debut in September of 1972 and ran through November of 1973. The … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Tom Sawyer’ Movie, ‘Gratifaction’ Song (1973)

A most pleasant Funshine Friday to all! Here’s a clip from a movie you might have watched on a lazy Sunday morning in 1973. It’s Johnny Whitaker and friends singing “Gratifaction” from the movie Tom Sawyer. ‘Tom Sawyer’ Movie: ‘Gratifaction’ … Continue reading

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Brady Bunch Moments: Bobby The Enforcer (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? … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Ecology Stickers (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 … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Sam The Butcher For Liquid-Plumr (1973 & ’74)

“Liquid-Plumr has two fast-acting ingredients; one for grease, one for hair.” It’s been ages since we’ve enjoyed a few 70s Spots. Let me rectify! Here’s two commercials produced in 1973 for Liquid-Plumr. Both star Allan Melvin, best known to 70s … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Billy Paul, ‘Thanks For Saving My Life’ (1974)

“Thanks for saving my life. For picking me up, dusting me off.” It’s Monday, let the music commence! Here’s Billy Paul (best known for “Me And Mrs. Jones”) singing “Thanks For Saving My Life” in what appears to be a … Continue reading

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