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The Partridge Family Opening TV Theme Song 1970

The Partridge Family members Opening Theme Song. In the pilot episode this group of musical siblings convinces their mother to help them out by singing with them as they record a pop song in their garage. By way of the efforts of the 10-year-old son Danny, they discover a manager who assists make the song a Top-40 hit. After some far more convincing, Mom finally agrees that the family can go on tour. They acquire an old school bus, paint it and depart to Las Vegas for their 1st live gig at Caesars Palace. Every single subsequent episode features the band performing in numerous locations and varieties of venues. The shows would usually contrast their suburban life with the adventures of a show-biz family “on the road”. After the initial season the show focused a lot more on the “at house” themes and less on their touring. The series originally ran from September 25, 1970 until August 31, 1974 on the ABC television network, as portion of the Friday night lineup following The Brady Bunch. It had a couple of subsequent runs in syndication. Designed by Bernard Slade, the series was inspired by and loosely based on The Cowsills, a actual pop music family well-known in the late Sixties. In reality, in its early development, the Cowsill youngsters had been truly approached by the producers to be featured on The Partridge Family, though the kids rejected the give when they learned their actual-life mother and band member Barbara would not be included in the cast. Shirley Jones had already been signed as mother Shirley Partridge and star of
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25 Responses to “The Partridge Family Opening TV Theme Song 1970”

  1. 8mycrab says:

    I loved “Shirley Partridge”….cool mom. And David Cassidy was so cute (also the only one that was really playing an instrument or singing other than Shirley Jones). The show was fun but dealt with a bit more family conflict and struggle than the Brady Bunch. It wasn’t quite as sugarcoated.

  2. gertie1999 says:

    Why is it every time I watch this how Glee Suddenly pops into my mind?

  3. monkeynuts76 says:

    0:42 = monkeyboy

  4. richmjr67 says:

    @Shelver92 lmao

  5. moxie96 says:

    @redrosestoo so when was generation X? (and I don’t mean billy idol’s band in 1976) what year did it start and when did it end? My sister was born in 69 and me 78 do we differ in generations or was generation X one that spanned over 10 years? For a second there was this Generation Y which came afterwards but I never was sure if it was real or just a label with roots from some kind of advertising campaign. Just wondering, please answer if you know. I like this show over the brady bunch

  6. Shelver92 says:

    Dave Maddens face at 0:53 looks as if he just ripped a really bad fart and he’s trying to blame someone else

  7. iTubesz says:


  8. freefalln329 says:

    These times were much better, much happier.

  9. MrPoopoobreath says:

    @bb1134 LMAO

  10. MrPoopoobreath says:

    @clanckp1 AMEN

  11. windstorm1000 says:

    @redrosestoo I agree with you there–there are other shows worth mentioning. Its just that kids of that generation typically focused more on the Partridge Family et al, while Gramps watched Barnaby Jones drinking milk after solving another geriatric case. Bionic Woman was for when we got a little older.

  12. redrosestoo says:

    @windstorm1000 What about the rest of the shows? From the 50s and 60s and beyond — The Rifleman, Gentle Ben, Time Tunnel, Get Smart, Mission Impossible, The Pink Panther, Barnaby Jones, Starsky and Hutch, Bionic Woman, The Six Million Dollar Man….the list is extensive.
    We weren’t limited to just “children’s shows” as such. Everything is WAY too pigeon-holed today for my comfort. We’ve got a channel for every taste and the programming still sucks.

  13. redrosestoo says:

    @Mjackson42 No, it’s not weird. TV would rather program crud over and over on every channel than give viewers a taste of past programming and decent variety. Which is why YT is so popular — you have to come here to find it.

  14. redrosestoo says:

    @Clemburke1111 Agree. In a lot of ways they were, but not in all. For us kids though, it was pretty good.

  15. redrosestoo says:

    @windstorm1000 Hey, don’t leave out 1966. We’re more boomers than Gen X….

  16. bb1134 says:

    Fake being sick, stay home from school and this was on around 9:30am after the cartoons.

  17. Clemburke1111 says:

    @clanckp1 I know it seemed that way but our parents thought those times were scarey.

  18. threegirls13 says:

    This one was boppy!!

  19. teddbear52 says:

    surre LOOKS like it or even better ted koppel from abc news ..c heck out teddbear52 or johndenveSINGS !

  20. fullervisiondotnet says:

    Is it just me, or does Danny Bonaduce look a LOT like Alfred E. Neuman in that picture?

  21. mondocaneman says:

    Good ol’ memories!!! Yay!!

  22. pineapplelesson says:

    @windstorm1000 I was born in 1986… and this is one of my favorite shows. I grew up in a total time warp. I agree that tv is not nearly as good as it used to be.

  23. scrowfan41 says:

    Boy what memories of my childhood. I was only 5 yrs. old in 1970. Thanks for posting.

  24. theheff66 says:

    @mct1967 During the run of the show, I liked the comical chemistry of Danny, Keith, and Shirley; followed by Laurie, then Reuben.

  25. joeyfbaby says:

    23 people don’t love themselves

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