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Noted Singing Family To Star In Own Special
August 30, 1968
The World
Coos Bay, Oregon

The Cowsills, the celebrated popula4r singing family will star in their own special on the NBC Television Network Nov. 23 at 8:30-9 p.m. preempting “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir.”

The Cowsills will sing songs from their large repertoire of hit times and folk ballads.

Less than a year ago, the Cowsills were little known outside of their hometown – Newport, R.I. They were discovered by Leonard Stogel, the current manager, and made their network television debut on the Ed Sullivan show, October 27, 1967.

(can’t read due to blurring) featured in a two-hour “special” on NBC-TV’s “Today” show. Since then they have toured the world, recorded several best selling albums, including their latest “Captain Sad and His Ship of Fools.”

Bud Cowsill, a 20-year Navy man now retired, organized the group which features his wife and six of their seven children. The on-stage Cowsills consists of Bill, 20; Bob, 18; Paul, 16; Barry 13; Johnny, 11; Susie, 8, and their mother, Barbara. Dick, who is Bob’s twin, the singers’ former road manager is now in the Army.

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