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Chancellor of Soul (harlem_144)
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Username: harlem_144

Post Number: 19
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 152.163.252.166
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - 8:10 am: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Since these are the exact dates of the year 1971,
I would like for SDer's, for a moment, to reflect
on their childhood memories....certain things you
did.......toys you played with.....certain products of food or candies you ate....clothes
you wore..... streets games you played.....the
songs you heard ????.........It does matter what
decade.....50's....60's.....or 70's.....

In the words of the Delfonics......can you
remember ?????

Peace,
Mike Boone
(Chancellor of Soul)

chancellorofsoul.com
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john dixon (john_dixon)
1-Arriviste
Username: john_dixon

Post Number: 8
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 68.58.196.3
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - 9:07 am: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

1971--a great year for me. I was a junior in high school, had just turned 16 and was finally able to drive at night. No more double-dating!
I was so anxious to go parking, make out, steam up the windows and all that I had bought two 8-track tapes for that specific purpose a year earlier. An older guy that I thought was cool told me these two tapes were essential for setting the proper romantic mood.
What were those tapes?
Billy Stewart's "I Do Love You" and
Jerry Butler's "The Ice Man Cometh"

Hey, they worked like a charm although I wasn't able to relieve myself of that cumbersome virginity status for another year and a half!
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DyvaNaye (westside314)
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Username: westside314

Post Number: 18
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 209.212.74.198
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - 2:57 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Chancellor: Quit playing! It was a New York State of mind thing to:

Eat:

Now and Laters
Charleston Chews
Jolly Ranchers
Candy Necklaces
Boston Baked Beans
Hershey,Milky Way (had to be frozen)and OHenry Candy Bars...

Play:

Hot Peas and Butter
Jump Double Dutch
Take a Giant Step (may I? Yes you may....lol...)
Hopscotch
Ring-O-Livio
RoundUp
'Roofsies' - a real NY'er know about this!
Stoop ball
Scalies or 'Shooting caps'
Hand Jive

Have the Toys and Games:

Socker Boppers
Life
Operation
Suzie Homemaker
Stretch Armstrong
Skittle Pool
Stratego!
Battleship

Watched:

Batman reruns
That Girl
Flying Nun
Patti Duke show
Green Acres
Petticoat Junction
The Mother In Laws
My Three Sons
Looney Tunes
Woody Woodpecker
Flintstones
Lost In Space
Wonderama
(to name a few...lol..)

Had a:

Portable 8 track player by Panasonic (mine was yellow...lol)
Portable fold over record player by Tyco

A duece and a quarter Electra 225 in the family...lol...and it had to be your 'drunk Uncle Bob' who owned it...I digress...lol...

Heard the music of:

Chee Chee and Pepe
Marvin Gaye
Freida PAyne
Chairman of The Board
8th Day
HoneyCombs
100 Proof
Clarence Carter
Joe Simon
Brook Benton
Three Dog Night
Cream
Paul McCartney
etc......
...so many to name Chancellor. It is my favorite year in the decade of the 70's...so many memories and I thank you once again for evoking them as you so diligently do. ;-)







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Chancellor of Soul (harlem_144)
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Username: harlem_144

Post Number: 20
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 63.78.189.114
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - 3:28 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Wow ! Great list Dyva! I remember playing those
same games, watching those same shows, and
diggin' those same sounds.......ahh....such
memories. Thank you, Dyva and you're very welcome.

Peace,
Mike Boone
(Chancellor of Soul)

chancellorofsoul.com
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Galactus (galactus)
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Username: galactus

Post Number: 9
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 207.144.253.114
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - 4:02 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

1971......

I was getting ready for the 1st grade......I was a huge fan of the Los Angeles Lakers, Wilt and Jerry......my South Carolina Gamecocks were winning the ACC championship under the legend Frank McGuire......

I was buying my first comic books with my "allowance" and was nutty about Marvel Comics.....plunking down 15 cents for comics about Sub-Mariner or Spider-Man or Iron Man.

The Carpenters were huge that year and were all over the radio......"Sweet City Woman" by the Stampeders got a lot of airplay down here as well......Yeah, I was alrready into the music.....I became a Jackson 5 fan that year, and through them, and listening to my dad's Drifters, O'Jays, Fifth Dimension and Temptations albums became a giant soul fan at the age of 6!!

Favorite toys were Gi Joe and Major Matt Mason.......I was obsessed with the Apollo moon missions and the moonwalks on TV.....

In the summer of '71 I went to see "Escape From the Planet of the Apes" and jumped on the "go ape" bandwagon of merchandising.....

We vacationed at the beach that summer with my cousins.......I walked in on my older female cousin while she was dressing and she screamed like someone had shot her!! I wasn't old enough to think anything of it and didn't understand what the problem was!! LOL....

Lot of memories......I was blessed with a fun childhood and I'm very thankful for that....
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Kev-Lo (7273747576)
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Username: 7273747576

Post Number: 11
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 4.236.237.229
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - 4:49 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hi this is Kev-Lo yes 1971 was a great year aspecially in music when songs like What's Going On,Just My Imagination,I'll Erase Away Your Pain and so many other great songs that came out that year.I was in the 7th grade in catholic School that year and I remember going on a field day trip to the closters Museum Here in New York City.
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bigdaddyg2k4 (bigdaddyg2k4)
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Username: bigdaddyg2k4

Post Number: 2
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 205.138.54.106
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - 5:05 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I couldn't really tell y'all much about 1971 because............I WAS BORN THAT YEAR! (Monday, July 12th at 5:54pm, to be exact!) But All N' All
(not quoting the classic EWF album, mind u!:-)) it was a great year for me and my family 'cause I was the last child born by my mom & dad (I was the sixth for my mom, the first boy for my dad along with my sis which makes two for him), and understandably so, since mom was 40 years old at the time when she gave birth to me. My big sis begged mom for a baby brother, and that's exactly what she got! She was so happy!
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DyvaNaye (westside314)
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Username: westside314

Post Number: 20
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 209.212.74.211
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - 5:33 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

'Plant of The Apes' was the MOVE! I love those series of movies...and I am not a sequel person...
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BankHouseDave (bankhousedave)
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Username: bankhousedave

Post Number: 27
Registered: 4-2004
Posted From: 195.93.33.10
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - 5:49 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

It was the time of the big festivals in the UK. I went to see Free (All Right Now). Otherwise we were listening to Leonard Cohen, United States of America, Blood Sweat & Tears, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd and Zappa. Motown had entered the Jackson 5 era and that was playing at the disco we went to along with Syreeta, but in between was Family and Jethro Tull.

There was a juke box in the pub we used that had Lola by the Kinks, much Hendrix, Woodstock by Joni and Riders of The Storm by the Doors. Most nights the jukebox broke down and I had to accompany the locals' renderings of Lola and Ride a White Swan.

We also had Jimmy Mack and the Ashford & Simpson Diana material, not to mention the Reach Out album by the Tops that was played a lot by the hippies in the house. The other big album was Isaac Hayes' Shaft.

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