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memories of the ’70s – Magic by Pilot

The Scots ruled the Canadian airwaves in 1975, with the release of the single Magic by the band Pilot. Formed in 1973 in Edinburgh, two of the members had been in the Bay City Rollers: David Patton and Billy Lyall. … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – David Copperfield

For viewers who appreciate the sleight of hand and the skills of the illusionist, the 1980s belonged to magician David Copperfield. Using magic as a way to gain confidence (and attract girls) as a pre-teen, by the time Copperfield was … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Amazing Kreskin

In the early 1970s, viewers became obsessed with the power of one man’s mind with the debut of George Joseph Kresge, better known as The Amazing Kreskin. From 1970 to 1975, CTV affiliate CJOH started airing The Amazing World Of … Continue reading

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