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The scandal behind "You Light Up My Life,"



If you lived through the 70’s, you heard the Debbie Boone song “You Light Up My Life,”  a thousand times.  Some conservatives would have you think all music, our entire culture in fact, was “clean” in the 40s then Satan Elvis started dirtying it up and it got progressively worse throughout the late 60s and seventies.  696 more words


June 1: Happy Birthday Morgan Freeman and Marilyn Monroe

Morgan Freeman is turning 80 today.  He served in the Air Force after graduating from high school, then began working in theater in California and New York.  1,436 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

A Heartfelt Tribute: Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. Honored by Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters

A Forever 5th Dimension Exclusive by Robert-Allan Arno

May 19, 2017–The prestigious Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters celebrity luncheon honored Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. for their achievements in radio & TV broadcasting with a heartfelt and fun-loving Friday afternoon tribute.  510 more words

Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)

I might have dropped a hint or two in these pages about movies we plan to watch a little down the line. One of these, a little later this year, is… 770 more words


January 18, 1948: The Kid's Got Talent?

As the program began, the spinning of a wheel would determine the contestants’ order of appearance. As the wheel spun, Ted Mack would chant the magic words: “Round and round she goes, and where she stops nobody knows.” It was January 18, 1948, and… 364 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

O Holy Night - Pat Boone

I mentioned how I remembered always Pat Boone singing this (On TV I think) but I haven’t heard it for over 40 years. Here is a good remastered version though I wish they did something with a slide show for that (Maybe I will try that for a Christmas project next year) He sings so effortlessly and his notes flow as smoothly as butter. 19 more words

Boonville Redemption - Review

I have always enjoyed period movies, especially turn of the century western stories, so I was excited to have the opportunity to review Boonville Redemption… 202 more words