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Holiday Sing-A-Long: ‘The 4th Of July Parade’ From ‘Rudolph’s Shiny New Year’ (1976)

“On this island, every day is the 4th of July!” Happy 4th of July to all who are celebrating at home and abroad! To get us in the proper mood, here’s “The 4th of July Parade” song from Rankin/Bass’ Rudolph’s … Continue reading

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Music For Monday (St. Patrick’s Day Edition): Thin Lizzy, ‘Jailbreak’ (1976)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Carrying on with tradition, here’s Irish rock band Thin Lizzy performing one of their most popular tunes. “Jailbreak” comes from the 1976 L.P. of the same name and was written by lead singer & bass guitarist … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday Holiday Special: ‘Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown’ (1975)

Happy Valentine’s Day and happy Funshine Friday! To celebrate this wonderful double holiday we’ll be floating back 39 years and basking in a few clips from Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown. Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown first aired on January … Continue reading

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Holiday Sing-A-Long: ‘Rudolph’s Shiny New Year’: ‘Have A Happy New Year’ (1976)

On behalf of myself and Bionic Disco, here’s wishing you a joyous and wonderful 2014! Let’s celebrate with belting out the “Have A Happy New Year” song from Rankin/Bass’ 1976 Animagic holiday special, Rudolph’s Shiny New Year. The tune is … Continue reading

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70s Christmas Sing-A-Long: Crosby & Bowie, ‘Little Drummer Boy’ (1977)

Merry Christmas! I hope everyone is enjoying a wonderful and safe holiday. Here’s a wee tune for the spirit of the season. Bing Crosby and David Bowie singing “The Little Drummer Boy/Peace On Earth.” This unexpected and wonderful duet was … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Lionel Trains ‘Christmas Tradition’ (1979)

“Why just give a toy when you can give a tradition?” Daily 70s Spot time. This being Christmas day, we’ll post the last holiday-related spot for the year. Here’s a good one for Lionel trains featuring the “tradition” of giving … Continue reading

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