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Happy the Man on Catch a Rising Star

Here's a look back at how different the music business was back in the 70s. There was a show called Catch a Rising Star that profiled up-and-coming artists, and for some inspired, crazy reason, they picked Happy the Man for one segment. The clip includes some interviews, some live footage, and some interesting fashion choices.

by Jon Davis, Published 2015-08-11


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