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I've written here before about The Lloyd Thaxton Show, which was an afternoon teen dance party program that originated in Los Angeles. It had some limited syndication but I doubt Lloyd was anywhere near as popular in other cities as he was here with his low-low-budget broadcasts. If you'd ever seen the facilities he had over at KCOP (Channel 13) over on La Brea, you'd be amazed the show looks this good.

We have here a few minutes from a 1965 show where Lloyd introduces a new singer who lip syncs his new record. The fellow's stage name is Michael Blessing and not long after, he'd become a member of The Monkees as Michael Nesmith — and even record this same song as one of them…