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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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Remembering Elvis Presley on the 35th anniversary of his death

35 years ago today, on August 16th, 1977, Elvis Presley died. A Web Site called The Boot has published an article entitled “Elvis Presley Remembered by Country Musicians on 35th Anniversary of His Death” that you may wish to explore. … Continue reading

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July 1st, 1976: Elvis Rocks Shreveport

On Thursday evening, July 1st, 1976 a somewhat rotund Elvis Presley performed at Hirsch Coliseum in Shreveport, Louisiana. The King strode onstage to a dramatic rendition of the 2001: A Space Odyssey theme before launching into a rollicking version of … Continue reading

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