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Gimme Five: ABC Movie of the Week, with Sally Field, Dennis Weaver, James Caan

Gimme Five: ABC Movie of the Week, with Sally Field, Dennis Weaver, James Caan

Unlike 1980s miniseries full of glamour and glitz or 1990s relationship-themed cable movies, 1970s TV movies were sleazy, scary, dopey or just plain weird. They were characterized by schlock, horror and the occasional tearjerker or social commentary.

‘It was just hell’: Early boost from Neil Young came with strings for Linda Ronstadt

‘It was just hell’: Early boost from Neil Young came with strings for Linda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt gained some of her earliest national exposure working with Neil Young, singing backup on his lone No. 1 single in 1972, after her own solo debut flopped, and serving as his warm-up act in 1974. Not that it always went all that well.

The Friday Morning Listen: Linda Ronstadt – Simple Dreams (1977)

One of my favorite lines from the old sitcom WKRP in Cincinatti had Johnny Fever asking fellow DJ Venus Flytrap if he wanted to go check out Carly Simon album covers.

Paul Simon – Graceland: 25th Anniversary Edition (2012)

In 1984, Paul Simon faced a creative crossroads. His last album, 1983’s Hearts and Bones, was a commercial disappointment, although it received some favorable reviews

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