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Seattle skies are still the bluest to me.
Funny how times change... It seems everyone is talking about Seattle these days, but back in 1968 us locals were enamored with a new television series, Here Comes the Brides. It was a story of the lonely lumberjack pioneer days of the 1860s around Elliott Bay and the Bolt Brother’s scheme to recruit available women from New Bedford, Massachusetts to settle here and marry.
I had to refresh my memory and did a little digging to rediscover the cast included Joan Blondell, Bobby Sherman, and David Soul. I don’t remember the series much except for the fact it was totally corny, but in typical Seattle style, even for back then, it addressed social issues like ecology, business ethics, racism, and discrimination.
The biggest thing to us was it was about our town! Our story was on TV! We hardly missed an episode. Though the series only lasted two seasons the one thing that stuck with us all through the years was Perry Como’s 1969 hit single of the theme song.
Forever and ever until the end of days we native sons and daughters of the Pacific Northwest (from that certain era) share a kind of secret anthem of sorts. We’re known to, on the ... more
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