My impressions after reading and listening to the “Neon Angel Book”. I found the book to have a serious creditability issue. I never knew who the Runaways were at the time in which they were famous.
Idol Truth is the story Leif Garrett's life and this is a book review.
Time For Timer PSAs. In the 70’s along with junk food commercials on TV there were also health food PSAs. Cheaper foods with low quality were passed off to children who were willing to eat them.
Spill The Wine by Eric Burdon and War may be one of the best Psychedelic Era songs of all time. But by 1970 the hippy thing was not working anymore.
I breakdown the song “White Punks On Dope” by the Tubes which came out in 1975. Affectionately known as WPOD some kids wanted to be that.
“The Ballad of Harry and Sue” or “I’m Flying in my Taxi” was a popular song from 1972. Read about how an archive of 70s stories was created.
I examine the career of Lou Reed in terms of his best songs. Nico is compared to Adrian in the Movie Liquid Sky.
Tony the Tiger is not the only cartoon tiger, there is also the Exxon Tiger. We examine the use of the Tiger in vintage tv commercials.
The Think Pink Panther Show was another way they mixed the older cartoons around to make them seem like a new show. I was looking for the “Think Pink Panther Show” song and I could not find it Youtube. I thought I remembered the words, but I really don’t very well. Someone else posted other words online, but I don’t remember them that way.
What happened to the band Foghat known for the song Slow Ride from 1975.
Crazy Led Zeppelin Rumors: Back in the 70s Led Zeppelin was the most popular band in America. But what I knew about them was based on rumors
The Golden Age of Children's Music. Out of Print and hard to find records for children.
Stephen Capen was my favorite radio DJ, but he did not last very long on the air in San Francisco. He was fired often from various radio jobs. Read his publicly posted resume.
We stop to consider the tragic life of Mary Queen of Scots and how it relates to 70s Music.
Jethro Tull broke up in 2012, but no one noticed
Gram Parson is the most famous singer I never heard of because none of his songs were hits. None of them were played on the radio in the 70s. He died at The Joshua Tree Inn in 1973.
Love American Style the TV Show and the Theme Song
The Osmonds and The World of Sid and Marty Krofft in the 70s
Here I have listed lyrics for 70s commercials
It's Almost Summer by the Beach Boys had alternate radio versions.
Merry go round show is a lost song from the 70s TV era that I am trying to recreate from memories
We got to pitch in to clean up America was a PSA from the 70s
What do these songs mean? Why are the lyrics to such great music so stomach turning?
The Most Important Person Song was on TV in the early 70s.
Disco Era time was a very short time period from 1976 to 1979