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Music For Monday: Elvis, ‘Polk Salad Annie’ (Live ’70)

We’re rolling into a new week and it’s time for a little Music for Monday. Here’s Elvis Presley live onstage in 1970 singing Tony Joe White’s “Polk Salad Annie.” The clip originally appeared in the 1970 documentary Elvis: That’s the … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Elvis ‘On Stage’ & ‘In Person’ (1970)

“Elvis In-Person, Aug. 10-Sept. 7 International Hotel Las Vegas, Nevada.” Elvis’ On Stage L.P. was recorded live in Vegas in February ’70 and hit the US Top 20 album charts. Daily 70s Ad #140: Elvis ‘On Stage’ & ‘In Person’ … Continue reading

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70s stories in the news: ABBA museum, ‘Rocky’ musical, recent passings

Numerous 1970s-related stories have been piling up in the ‘Disco files. Here now is a collection of news items you may find interesting reading including bits on the new Abba museum and recent passings of known persons. Investigate. Abba fans … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: ‘Elvis in Hollywood’ commercial (1977)

Elvis is in the building for our Daily 70s Spot. The commercial on-tap is for the Elvis in Hollywood two-record set which aired in 1977 (the year of The King’s passing.) 20 of Elvis’ biggest movie tunes stretched out over … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: Looking back 40 years to Jan. 1973

Happy New Year everyone!!! I hope 2013 finds you well and all of your hopes and dreams are fulfilled. At the very least, I hope you have a year free of parking tickets and “fiscal cliffs.” Many 40th anniversaries are … Continue reading

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Celebrating 12-12-12: December 12th in the 1970s

Today is December 12, 2012 or 12-12-12. We won’t see triple dates all the same like this in our lifetimes (unless you live to see 01.01.2101). I thought it might be fun to celebrate the event by looking back at … Continue reading

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