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Marvin Hamlisch Presents: The ‘70s, The Way We Were

Airs Thursday, August 5, 2010 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Freda Payne performs on stage at the Bezemes Family Theater at Lindenwood University's J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts in St. Charles, Missouri, on March 17, 2010.

"Marvin Hamlisch Presents: The '70s, The Way We Were," is a national PBS television special featuring live acts performing their big hits from the 1970s.

This special stars BJ Thomas, Three Dog Night, Debby Boone, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., Ray Stevens, Freda Payne, Guy and Ralna, Bobby Goldsboro, Billy Joe Royal, Peaches and Herb, Jonathan Edwards and Gloria Gaynor.

Event: Marvin Hamlisch Winter Pops Concert- SOLD OUT

  • Joan and Irwin Jacobs Music Center, 750 B Street, San Diego
  • Friday, November 12, 2010
  • 8 p.m.
  • Age Requirement: All ages
  • Cost: $300

Full Event Information

The television special was taped March 17, 2010 at The Bezemes Family Theater at Lindenwood University's J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts in St. Charles, Missouri. It's a nostalgia program featuring the great songs and happy times of the 1970s.

Hosted by composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch, it is heavy in live stage performance, but also includes the pop culture happenings of the decade of the 1970s.

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Video

Trailer: Marvin Hamlisch Presents: The '70s, The Way We Were

Above: Marvin Hamlisch hosts a television special featuring performers re-creating their big hits from the 1970s: BJ Thomas, Three Dog Night, Debby Boone, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr., Ray Stevens, Freda Payne, Guy and Ralna, Bobby Goldsboro, Billy Joe Royal, Peaches and Herb, Jonathan Edwards, Gloria Gaynor and Hamlisch himself.