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Heartening changes in View Master marketing

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

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For view master fans, the last few decades have been a dark age in which the collectable packaging of the 60s – 80s (far left) was done away with in favor of bubble packaging that suggested – if you could even find them in stores – the reels’ disposability (middle left and middle right). A recent visit to the downtown target in San Francisco, though, got me feeling optimistic; not only were regional interest View Masters in stock and packaged in a new, durable sleeve (far right), but they were on prominent display, right behind the cash registers.

Song ID: Kendell Kardt – “Poor Boy” (1972)

Sunday, May 25th, 2008


Let’s get the weekend going with another one of Kendell’s lost gems. This one, like “Apple Pickin’ Time,” was recorded in San Francisco during the spring of ’72 when he was working as a street singer on Fisherman’s Wharf.

Kendell Kardt – “Poor Boy”

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