Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Saturday Morning's Greatest Hits: We're One Big Family (1970)

The Archies couldn't quite match the chart success of their #1 smash, "Sugar, Sugar", but they could've picked any number of songs from their CBS cartoons and market them a little bit better. One strong example is "We're One Big Family", a ballad about international brotherhood. Here's the clip, including a skit with Veronica & Jughead that precedes it, uploaded by Pterixa to YouTube:

In this writer's opinion, "We're One Big Family" is actually a better song, largely because of its positive message. It's just too bad that insofar as Billboard was concerned the Archies had already peaked.

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