The Smothers Brothers ran a comedy-variety show that featured not just that comedy duo, but also the top musical acts like the Who and the Beatles. Along that way, they presented comedy that poked humor at politics, the Vietnam War, religion, sexuality and censorship in with fearless bravado.
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Two episodes of the show were taped during two separate musicians' strikes. In a novel move, the Jimmy Joyce
singers "performed" the instrumental parts of the show, including the opening theme and the accompaniment for the musical guests. In the second show, though, rock group Steppenwolf
lip-synched to a recording of their hit "Magic Carpet Ride". See more
What are the arguments against the draft? We hear it is unfair, immoral, discourages young men from studying, ruins their careers and their lives.
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