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CultureSOUL *The African Americans* - Chicago c. 1973

#Saturday70s - Photos by John White

1. Student on Chicago’s West Side, 1973

2. South Side playground, 40th & Drexel, 1973

3. Holy Angel Catholic Church, South Side, 1973

4. MLK Jr. Drive, South Side, Bud Billiken Day Parade, August 1973

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CultureSOUL: “Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye)” - Gladys Knight & The Pips

SOUL TRAIN performance c. 1973. Gladys rocking the ‘fro and the Pips still got moves. Even on the slow jams.   #Saturday70s

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CultureSOUL: “Lovin’ You” - Minnie Riperton (1975) 

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Culture70s: “You’re No Good (Live)” -Linda Ronstadt - The Midnight Special c. 1975

What a voice. Intro by Jose Feliciano. Her band featured the noted 70s session musicians’ Andrew Gold on guitar & Jeff “Skunk” Baxter on bongos (I think), plus Shirley Matthews & Clydie King on backing vocals.#Saturday70s

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CultureVIDEO: “Boogie Fever” - The Sylvers - Midnight Special c. 1976

Their dance steps were tight.  #Saturday70s 

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CultureHISTORY: “I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing” - Coca-Cola Commercial (1971)

An indelible TV commercial from the early 70s, this ad became one of the most famous of the decade. It signaled that after the post-60s fatigue, the decade was *finally* over and it was time to make peace. But that peace would also involve a new generation more inclusive than the last and corporate advertising took notice. A great commercial and a fine pop culture time capsule. ‪#‎Saturday70s‬