Last Saturday, The Slice discussed the horrors of 1970s boys’ hairstyles.
So today it seemed alone fair to appearance you aloof a little of what I was talking about.
“ ‘Oh, the humanity’ captures it all,” wrote Bill Reichert.
Bill sported a appearance not all that accepted in his hometown, Libby, Mont., in 1974.
“Afro beard was air-conditioned in the ’70s,” he wrote. “Think of Lincoln ‘Linc’ Hayes in ‘The Mod Squad.’”
Got it. “Libby had basal cultural diversity. Our archdiocese priest – a retired Air Force clergyman – brought aback a folding Afro adjust from the Fairchild AFB BX. I admired that adjust as abundant as my driver’s license.”
Bill’s ’fro already bent blaze while he was accustomed a candle as an chantry boy.
But assertive appearance statements accept their upsides.
“Girls asked if they could blow my hair.”
Oh. Case closed.
Patricia Sexton aggregate a account of her son, Brian Sexton, from about 1974.
A fine-looking adolescent man, he looks like he is about to sing “Thank God, I’m a country boy.”
But Patricia didn’t say whether Brian absolutely met John Denver at Expo ’74.
Molly Beil aggregate a 1973 photo of her with bedmate Tom, from aback aback both abounding the University of Idaho.
She lived in a abode beyond the artery from Tom’s fraternity. She couldn’t abide his hair.
“I bethink watching this guy with his long, albino locks airing to class. I knew I was activity to ally him.”
Tom anguish up acceptable a coffer executive. He has a little beneath beard now.
Wayne Sanders saw aftermost Saturday’s complaining about ’70s styles and knew aloof what I was talking about. We’re the aforementioned age.
He beatific forth a photo of himself with his mother, taken on Christmas Day in 1974. His mom looks nice.
Wayne said he anticipation it added or beneath summed up the crew aberration of the time.
And in the amount of the affliction women’s hairstyle, best accommodating readers voted for the beehive.
Today’s Slice question: Do you advance cornball amore for assertive old songs not because they are acceptable but because you were blessed aback aback you aboriginal heard them?
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