Tag Archives: 70s Movies

Music For Monday: Monty Python, ‘Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life’ (1979)

As another work-heavy Monday rolls around, we may need to pause and remember to “Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life.” “Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life” was written and sung by Eric Idle and appeared in … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘Hair’ (1979)

The movie version of the popular stage musical Hair arrived about 10 years too late. Nevertheless, it’s a fun spectacle to watch and sing-a-long with. The 1979 film was directed by Miloš Forman and stars; Treat Williams, John Savage and … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Willy Wonka’ – Veruca Salt Sings ‘I Want It Now’ (1971)

A very good Funshine Friday to you, Bionic Pals! Here’s the bratty and magnificent Veruca Salt singing “I Want It Now” from 1971′s Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory. Veruca Salt is portrayed by Julie Dawn Cole and “I Want … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘The Bad News Bears’ (1976)

To put it simply, for those of us who grew up in the 1970s, The Bad News Bears is comedy gold. I saw the film in the theater at the age of nine and fell in love with this tale … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: Mel Brooks’ ‘Silent Movie’ (1976)

We’re well overdue for a Trailer Tuesday here at the ‘Disco – so, let’s jump right back into 1970s film history. Blazing Saddles is celebrating a 40th anniversary and a release on Blu-Ray today. Since we’ve already commemorated Blazing Saddles, … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Who, ‘I’m Free’ (1975)

Here’s a joyous two-and-a-half minutes to get you up and running this Monday: Roger Daltrey and The Who singing “I’m Free.” “I’m Free” (written by Pete Townshend) was originally released as a single in 1969 and appeared on the Tommy … Continue reading

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