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Category: 1972

Harry Chapin – Taxi and Sequel

February 16, 2009 | 1972, Male, Top 40

Taxi was Harry Chapin’s first hit single and although it wasn’t his biggest seller, it’s one of the songs that he he best remembered. The song was released in 1972 on his debut album Head and Tales. Nearly ten years later he continued the story of Harry and Sue with the song Sequel from the […]

Pop Cartoons

January 22, 2009 | 1972, Group, Jackson 5, Michael Jackson, Motown, Osmonds

During the Early 1970s cartoon producers Rankin/Bass produced a series of saturday morning cartoon featuring two of the popular music groups.  Both of these groups featured brothers.  The Jackson Five and The Osmonds. The Jackson 5ive series debuted on September 11, 1971 with the last episode showing on September 1, 1973 on ABC. Season 1 […]

The Who – Join Together

October 12, 2008 | 1972, Group, The Who

Temptations – Smiling Faces Sometimes/Superstar

September 12, 2008 | 1972, Motown, Temptations

Temptations – Papa Was a Rolling Stone

September 3, 2008 | 1972, Group, Motown, Number 1, Temptations, Top 40

“It was the 3rd of September, that day I’ll always remember, yes I will. ‘Cause that was the day that my daddy died.” These are the first lines from the 1972 Temptations hit, Papa was a Rolling Stone. On the album, All Directions, producer Norman Whitfield, who along with Barrett Strong composed the song, created […]