Tyler Sage lives in Los Angeles and works in the film industry. You can find his other work at tylersage.substack.com. His novel "The Committers" is available on Amazon.
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40 Years Ago: ‘M*A*S*H’ Goes Out With a Bang
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45 Years Ago: Village People Gets Macho
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40 Years Ago: Eurythmics Finally Make It With ‘Sweet Dreams’
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45 Years Ago: ABBA Moves Into Making Movies
Film exemplified the band's pioneering forays into the combination of stage, screen and music.
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