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1970s

Follies of the Madmen #580

"Take some advice from the Professor of Love."

Posted By: Paul - Mon Nov 06, 2023 - Comments (0)
Category: Hygiene, Innuendo, Double Entendres, Symbolism, Nudge-Nudge-Wink-Wink and Subliminal Messages, Advertising, 1970s

Skull Snaps, “I’m Your Pimp”




[Chorus]
I'm your pimp
I wear my hat to the side, and walk with a limp
I'm your pimp
I wear my hat to the side, and walk with a limp

[Verse 1]
Babe, I don't just have to do
You better believe I don't don't don't
'Cause I cheat, scheme and connive now baby
And got everything I want
And oh, don't you talk back to me
You better listen when I speak, yeah
If I wanna curse, slap or hurt you
Just turn the other cheek, because

[Chorus]
I'm your pimp
I wear my hat to the side, and walk with a limp
I'm your pimp
I wear my hat to the side, and walk with a limp

[Verse 2]
My main purpose in life is winning and cheating
You you you, wow
I don't care what race you are
Just as long as I'm beating you you you you you
Let me have all the diamonds and the riches, girl
While I'm alive, yeah
And I guarantee, as soon as you're dead
These things for you will arrive, remember

[Chorus]
I'm your pimp
I wear my hat to the side, and walk with a limp
I'm your pimp
I wear my hat to the side, and walk with a limp

[Outro]
I'm your pimp
I'm your pimp
I'm your pimp
I'm your pimp, I'm your pimp
I'm your pimp, I'm your pimp, I'm your pimp
I'm your pimp
I'm your pimp, I'm your pimp
I'm your pimp, I'm your pimp, I'm your pimp

Posted By: Paul - Sat Oct 28, 2023 - Comments (0)
Category: Music, Scary Criminals, 1970s, Sex

The Vibrators

A Pittsburgh pop-rock group from the 1970s. Not to be confused with the British punk rock band also known as The Vibrators.



Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jan 21, 1976



Posted By: Alex - Fri Oct 27, 2023 - Comments (0)
Category: Music, Odd Names, 1970s

Intros to Failed 1970s TV Shows

Another collection of never-made-it TV shows.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Oct 26, 2023 - Comments (1)
Category: Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art, Success & Failure, Television, 1970s

Attacked by rogue Brownies

A few translations may be necessary:

Brownies: the British equivalent of girl scouts
The gods: "a theatrical term referring to the highest areas of a theatre such as the upper balconies"

Also, I'm puzzled by Gladys Long's comment that, "The trouble is when children are in uniform they are more noticeable than others who are not."

Wasn't the problem that the girls were violent, not that they were "more noticeable"?

Bristol Evening Post - Feb 1, 1978

Posted By: Alex - Wed Oct 25, 2023 - Comments (5)
Category: Crime, Theater and Stage, Junk Food, 1970s

18 UNEARTHED TV INTROS TO SHORT-LIVED 70s SITCOMS

What a parade of forgotten flops! And yet, perhaps some of us will have a keen memory of seeing one of these shows in our youth!



Posted By: Paul - Wed Oct 18, 2023 - Comments (1)
Category: Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art, Success & Failure, Television, 1970s

Bob’s Marriage Repair Kit



Preacher Bob Harrington's guide to a successful marriage, released in 1974. Three years later he got divorced. Info from wikipedia:

Harrington's Ministry ended in 1977 at the height of his popularity, the result of an extramarital affair. He divorced his first wife and was married the second time to Zonnya, then the Executive Vice-president of his organization. The new couple moved to Clearwater, Florida, where Harrington became a successful motivational speaker for automobile dealers, multilevel marketing and real estate in the 1980s and 1990s. This marriage did not last, and in addition to the divorce he suffered bankruptcy.



Posted By: Alex - Sat Oct 14, 2023 - Comments (3)
Category: Divorce, Marriage, 1970s

Accidentally dropped into shark-infested water

"Instead of arriving by staff car, or even helicopter, his favourite manner of inspecting a unit was to drop by parachute, arm at the salute, as he touched down."

However, this nearly ended in disaster recently when Bigeard, nearing 60, was inadvertently dropped into a shark infested sea while visiting troops in Madagascar. He broke an arm and was saved only when his faithful staff threw themselves into the seas after him.

More info about Marcel Bigeard: wikipedia

The book referenced in the clipping below is viewable on archive.org.

London Daily Telegraph - Nov 9, 1977



Marcel Bigeard. Image source: zone militaire

Posted By: Alex - Thu Oct 12, 2023 - Comments (1)
Category: Accidents, Military, 1970s

How to find a dog

The article says that Clara Peters was a housewife, which seems unlikely given the nature of her public offer. But who knows.

Alberni Valley Times - Aug 13, 1974

Posted By: Alex - Mon Oct 09, 2023 - Comments (4)
Category: Dogs, 1970s, Love & Romance

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