The Partridges and Ruben meet a girl at a diner who wants to hitch a ride when they drive off to Albuquerque. They take her along on the bus, and then the police catch up with them because the girl is a habitual run-away.

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The Partridges and Ruben meet a girl at a diner who wants to hitch a ride when they drive off to Albuquerque. They take her along on the bus, and then the police catch up with them because the girl is a habitual run-away.

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26 February 1971 (USA)  »

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Waitress: Close the door, you'll let the flies out!
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Point Me In The Direction Of Albuquerque
Music and Lyrics by Tony Romeo
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Laurie Prange and Ian Wolfe
10 March 2014 | by (Youngstown,Ohio) – See all my reviews

"Road Song" features newcomer Laurie Prange as teenager Maggie, who wants the Partridges to take her to her father in Albuquerque, but refuses to divulge her identity or explain why the police are pursuing her. She turns out to be a runaway, living in Nebraska with her grandparents, but yearning to join her father in New Mexico. Ian Wolfe's grandfather feels no love for Sandy Kenyon's father, so Shirley acts as go-between for a satisfactory conclusion. Watch for Dick Wilson, TV's 'Mr. Whipple' in those Charmin commercials, and Yvonne Wilder, previously seen in "Mom Drops Out," again as a wisecracking waitress, this time busy swatting flies (23 at last count!). The last time a track from THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY ALBUM was featured, Tony Romeo's "Point Me in the Direction of Albuquerque" was a prime example of a song written to order for a specific script.


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