Tag Archives: 70s Movies

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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Funshine Friday: ‘Pufnstuf’ (Film): ‘Living Island’ Song (1970)

Are we having a fancy Funshine Friday yet? If not, here’s a tune from the 1970 motion picture, Pufnstuf to get you started in the right direction. The song is entitled “Living Island” (written by Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel) … Continue reading

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