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    1971 Grammy Awards Live Performances!

    2:02 - The Osmond Brothers
    4:58 - Anne Murray
    9:19 - Carpenters
    12:40 - Aretha Franklin
    17:14 - Three Dog Night
    20:12 - Dionne Warwick
    23:35 - The Fifth Dimension


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    Quote Originally Posted by marv2 View Post
    2:02 - The Osmond Brothers
    4:58 - Anne Murray
    9:19 - Carpenters
    12:40 - Aretha Franklin
    17:14 - Three Dog Night
    20:12 - Dionne Warwick
    23:35 - The Fifth Dimension

    This is great. Thank you for posting.So many great artists, and some of them no longer with us.

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    Great find! Wish they put all these performances on a big box set of dvds/blurays!

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    Very Interesting! Thank you for finding and posting.

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    Jack020 and Lucky2012 you are most welcome. This brought back a lot of good memories for me. Back when there were only 3 main television networks, we all watch shows like this and the production was simple compare to today's awards shows. The music was much better than what I hear today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluebrock View Post
    This is great. Thank you for posting.So many great artists, and some of them no longer with us.
    You are welcome. You had to know how to actually sing and perform in those days!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jack020 View Post
    Great find! Wish they put all these performances on a big box set of dvds/blurays!
    That would just be a dream come true for me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by marv2 View Post
    You are welcome. You had to know how to actually sing and perform in those days!
    Yes you did. We are so lucky to have grown up with such timeless and enduring music. Todays younger generation are fed so much shallow and disposable music. I really do feel sorry for them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluebrock View Post
    Yes you did. We are so lucky to have grown up with such timeless and enduring music. Todays younger generation are fed so much shallow and disposable music. I really do feel sorry for them.
    Agree. I just don’t think that young folks today will have any long term attachment to the music they were socialized with. I really like the term disposable music. But maybe that is the current norm in today’s world. Music with staying power is a gift.
    Last edited by detmotownguy; 05-18-2019 at 06:18 PM. Reason: Wording

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    Quote Originally Posted by detmotownguy View Post
    Agree. I just don’t think that young folks today will have any long term attachment to the music they were socialized with. I really like the term disposable music. But maybe that is the current norm in today’s world. Music with staying power is a gift.
    All that is true and it is not because we are getting older. I know music and I do not hear many "classics" being released in recent years. Sad...

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    Quote Originally Posted by detmotownguy View Post
    Agree. I just don’t think that young folks today will have any long term attachment to the music they were socialized with. I really like the term disposable music. But maybe that is the current norm in today’s world. Music with staying power is a gift.
    Exactly. The music we grew up with us touched our heart and souls and continues to do so. When i hear the stuff my grandchildren listen to i somehow doubt they will form the same lifelong attachment to it that we did at their age. There remains some good modern music out there, but it is getting increasingly difficult to find it amid all the disposable stuff out there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marv2 View Post
    All that is true and it is not because we are getting older. I know music and I do not hear many "classics" being released in recent years. Sad...
    I think you have to go down the independent route to find the real genuine talent these days. The majors are more interested in finding the next Taylor Swift than the next Aretha Franklin. CD Baby can be a good source, and i occasionally find some raw talent on youtube that impresses me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluebrock View Post
    I think you have to go down the independent route to find the real genuine talent these days. The majors are more interested in finding the next Taylor Swift than the next Aretha Franklin. CD Baby can be a good source, and i occasionally find some raw talent on youtube that impresses me.
    Well maybe that’s it. I probably don’t spend much time looking for new talent when I can easily rely on the “old classics” such as The O’Jays Temptations Aretha Franklin Rolling Stones and the list goes on.... I tried to open my horizons and saw Harry Connick Jr. and was bored to death. Hell I saw much more interesting singer in a hotel bad in Atlanta lol! I even listen to Sirius radio and everything just seems so blah!

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    [QUOTE=detmotownguy;516774]Well maybe that’s it. I probably don’t spend much time looking for new talent when I can easily rely on the “old classics” such as The O’Jays Temptations Aretha Franklin Rolling Stones and the list goes on.... I tried to open my horizons and saw Harry Connick Jr. and was bored to death. Hell I saw much more interesting singer in a hotel bad in Atlanta lol! I even listen to Sirius radio and everything just seems so blah![/QUOT
    There is one advantage to the lack of new "quality" music out there. It gives one the perfect opportunity to discover classic music that bypassed you at the time or indeed re-discover music that perhaps did not make a big impression on you at the time. We were spoiled with so much great music during those vintage decades. There so much of it out there. Happy searching!

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