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Osmonds – Double Lovin’

January 31, 2010 | 1971, Group, Osmonds, Top 40

Have you seen the CVS commercial. The one about receiving Double Bucks. The song that they are using is Double Lovin’ by the Osmonds. After their big success with their self titled Osmonds album and their single from it One Bad Apple they recorded a follow-up album. The album was called Homemade and the first […]

Osmonds – Hold Her Tight

October 23, 2009 | 1972, Group, Osmonds, Top 40

By the time of their fourth album, Crazy Horses, the brothers not only were playing all of the instruments they were also writing the songs. They were also moving away from the bubblegum pop of their first couple of albums to be more Rock and Roll. It can be considered their first real sophisticated album […]

The Osmonds – Everyone’s Everything/Free

October 21, 2009 | 1972, Group, Osmonds

1971 may have been the biggest year for The Osmonds as a group, but in 1972 they were still one of the biggest acts around. Sure they may have had a young audience and didn’t draw the same type of crowds as The Who, Santana or Chicago, but they could rock. Here they are at […]

The Osmonds – Motown Special

October 19, 2009 | 1972, Album Cuts, Group, Motown, Osmonds

This performance from the 1972 Ohio State Fair features the Osmonds doing a song that opened many of their shows in the early 1970s. Motown Special is a medley of songs of Motown. Not only was it the opening song of their shows it was also the opening song of their self-titled first album released […]

Top Songs – 1971

July 15, 2009 | 1971, Carole King, Commentary, Osmonds, The Who, Three Dog Night

It seems as if nearly everyone has a single year that stands out as the one the produced their favorite songs. Or maybe I should say a year that produced more of their favorite songs than any other. For me that year was 1971. It was the year that I became a teenager and listened […]

The Osmonds – Music Through the Ages

May 14, 2009 | 1974, Group, Osmonds

From the Donny and Marie Show. The Osmonds seem to have been born to entertain. Over 50 years ago brothers Alan, Wayne, Merrill and Jay began performing together as a young barbershop Quartet. They appeared in Disneyland as well as on the Andy Williams show in the 1960s. By the beginning of the 1970s 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 […]