I was going to click past this song, until I noticed it had 51,000,000+ views. This is the first comment on YouTube, which recalls a time when regular folks could buy a house for less than $100,000 and live happily ever after:
Lol some years back I played this song and my dad laughed. He said this song reminded him of when he first came to Los Angeles in the mid to late ’70s. He was just assimilating to life in America and every radio station was playing it back then. He also said that times were much different then. People seemed more free and happy unlike today and this song took him right back to those years.
“more free and happy”…depends on vantage point. Generally, the good old days were not so good.
““more free and happy”…depends on vantage point. Generally, the good old days were not so good.”
Not so good compared to WHAT?
One of my favorite 70’s song.
Other notable events in 1977:
Jimmy Carter succeeds Gerald Ford as the 39th President of the United States.
The movie Star Wars is released.
Led Zeppelin plays their last U.S. concert in Oakland, California at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
Reggie Jackson hits three home runs to lead the New York Yankees to World Series victory.
Price of gas was 0.62 per gallon!