Today's piece of Lost Jewelry from the Vaults at Oldiez 93 for Thursday, October 30th, 2014 comes from The Captain & Tennille!
On October 4th, 1975, "The Way I Want To Touch You" entered Billboard's Top 40 and felt its way up to #4, spending fourteen weeks in the chart, was certified a Gold Record and went to #1 on the Adult Contemporary Chart for two weeks.
The Captain & Tenille, a husband-wife duo, are Daryl "The Captain" Dragon and Toni Tennille. Dragon is the son of noted conductor Carmen Dragon and had played keyboards for The Beach Boys, in tern earning his nickname from Mike Love. The duo had their own TV show on ABC from 1976-77.
The Captain & Tennille scored nine Top 40 hits, of which two went to #1 and six were certified Gold Records.