'70 TV TS

  • November 18, 2014

    Aquarius/Let The Sun Shine In (With The National Urban Coalition)

    Unreleased. Filmed PSA TV campaign (30 and 120 seconds) with 100 celebrities, filmed in New York in December 1969 and first aired during The Ed Sullivan Show of March 9, 1970. Read this. Fasten your seatbelts:

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  • December 2, 2011

    Let The Sun Shine In (With The National Urban Coalition, 1970)

    I totally missed that this clip has been on Youtube for more than a year now: a 1-minute version of the PSA Aquarius/Let The Sun Shine In, with a National Urban Coalition of 99 other artists and celebrities. There were also 30-second (“Let the Sun Shine In” sung twice) and 2-minute versions (sung 10 times). […]

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  • January 20, 2011

    Ray Charles On Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show (1970 – 1992)

    At one of the ’87 shows. Photo: NBC/Getty. Ray Charles always enjoyed guesting on the Tonight Show. The performances that I have watched – with Carson’s studio band (conducted by Doc Severinsen), or with his own rhythm section, and even the ones where he only brought a prerecorded orchestra tape – were always inspired, without […]

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