๐ŸŽถMY VERY SPECIAL TIMES with the OSMOND FAMILY ‘Through the Years’ X๐Ÿ’‹

๐Ÿ’š 1977 OSMONDS FAN CLUB WONDERTOUR USA ๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽผ๐Ÿ’‹( First time meeting )

๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ‘ DONNY & MARIE UK TOUR JAN 2013 ๐Ÿ’‹๐ŸŽผ ( Front Row Seats Won with Meet &Greet )

๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’œDRESSING ROOM VERY SPECIAL GET-TOGETHER AFTER THE SHOW ! ๐Ÿ’—WOW x

๐ŸŽถOSMOND BROS IN MY TOWN in SEPT 2013 ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽถ Brilliant

๐ŸŽคDONNY IN UK PROMOTING NEW CD ‘The Soundtrack of My Life’ OCT 2014๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ’œ

๐ŸŒน ๐Ÿ’• ME & DONNY ON BBC ‘FERN BRITTON MEETS’ NOV 2014๐ŸŒน ๐ŸŽค๐Ÿ’• ( I was soooo excited ) !

MEETING NATHAN & SARAH IN LONDON AUG 2015 ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽผ๐Ÿ†’ ( Exciting day, loved it )

๐ŸŽตVERY SPECIAL EVENING at BIC BOURNEMOUTH 25 Jan 2017 – The Soundtrack of My Life UK TOUR ๐Ÿ†’ ( 3rd Row Seat…was sooo excited !)

My Work Girls know me so well….my ‘Leaving Do’ with Donny invited too ! ๐Ÿ’‹

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๐Ÿ’œDay 5 My Day to Day Diary of “THE OSMONDS FAN CLUB WONDERTOUR TO USA 1977” (Shortened version due to sooo much detail on this special day, it would have gone on & on & on !!)

  • Day 5 Thursday 1st September 1977

Today is the SPECIAL day ! We left for KTLA Studios at 1030am, arriving around 1115am, very excited, Aydin was not on duty at the time. We bought a ‘thank you’ card for him. We walked in coach by coach passing Donny & Marie parking lots but no cars were there ! We think the green car that we saw Jay & Marie in was there.

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We then walked by Studio 6 and through an entrance, up the stairs & Angela finished the first row of seating & I started the second row. Everyone piled in filling nearly all the seats. The studio seated approx 200-250 people. The Assistant Producer spoke to us, telling us about studio regulations. He asked if we knew a certain person standing in the wings on the far side from me, it was Marie. She came out to talk looking very nice with a much shorter hair cut. She asked if we had any questions, I think we were shocked about seeing an Osmond ! She then had to get ready – to put her pigtails on as she put it ! Next appeared Mr. George Osmond (Dad) and he spoke very softly. He was great, introducing his friend, Uncle Larry. Then the lovely, fantastic guy himself, DONNY. My knees went like jelly ! He looked gorgeous. ‘D’ was wearing pale green trousers with matching dark coloured & light green shirt, he also asked if we had any questions ? Just so he would look our way I shouted out “are you wearing your purple socks ?”. He was, of course ! Some girls in the next block reached out to him, he said ok, & he went to see them, they kissed his hand ! He then had to go & get ready too. He mentioned Jay & Wayne might be along, Jay having gained a few years ! He was right, behind a beard & short patchy trousers was Jay, a bit different from when we met him last time ! They both greeted us, Jay found it hard to talk through beard & it started to fall off ! They both left as first scene was in 5 mins. Merrill also appeared to say hello, looking gorgeous in black trousers & grey jumper. Rosie shouted out if he could come to see us & being the nice, lovely person he is, he came over. He asked how long are the episodes of ‘Donny & Marie Show’ in England, I told him about half hour. The first sketch was a ‘hill billy’ scene. Donny came out in a red & white spotted shirt under a black jumpsuit wearing yellow boots. His shirt did not do up so a hairy chest was on view most of the time !! Marie looked good too. She had black shorts & a shirt the same as ‘D’ with long pigtails with a red set of ribbons. The ‘Ice Angels’ had black shorts & yellow shirts with blonde wigs. I watched ‘D’ most of the time, he was fab. Donny & Marie’s part was to run out of a hut, singing and going to the swing at the side of the hut. They had to do it time after time. A funny part was when they pulled Jay from under the hut playing a banjo, his tooth was blacked out & he looked dumb ! At one point ‘D’ was sitting on the step of the hut talking to Paul Lynde during a break, I noticed his trouser leg was gradually going up & he still had purple socks on ! They started filming again & got it right this time. Every now & then Donny would wander off by himself to back of set & back again all smiles. He seemed very shy. I’m not surprised with nearly every pair of eyes in the studio on him & his every movement. Donny really dreams alot, it might have been mostly concentration. The next scene was really great. It involved D & M and their guests. ‘D’ had cream trousers & a peach jumper & hat. Marie had a checked dress on with another curly wig. After this scene was the finale. The floor was covered with squares of plastic ‘glass’. Marie had a silver dress on & ‘D’ had a lovely cream jumpsuit with silver jacket & silver bowler hat. Marie bought on their guest Paul Lynde. After several practises they decided to ‘take’. Many incidents happened but it gave the atmosphere a very cheerful, happy feeling. At the end Donny & Marie sang ‘May tomorrow be a perfect day’, they joked around & taped it twice, both times they added different things ! Donny & Marie then left to get changed. I boarded our coach & brushed my hair & put presents on my chair. Then we saw them coming – Donny, Marie, Jay, Mr Osmond. No sign of Merrill, Mary, Travis, Justin & Wayne. Coach A had them first ! Then appeared Jay, no autographs allowed !

Marie followed on behind. Ang gave her a present,

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Marie took a scrapbook of letters, “is it for all the Osmonds” she asked & I said yes. Donny was next,

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he went to the back first, everyone had their picture taken with him. I gave him his jumper, I was stunned for words ! “Thank you” he said with a great grin, Ang gave hers too, “It’s like christmas”. My turn for a photo with him,

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we had arms around each other !! wow I shall never forget that ! Donny was sweating a bit and as I had bare arms and I put my arm under & around his waist I got a bit wet ! But it was lovely! I wish I didn’t have to wash my arm ! Donny then had to leave with arms full of presents. It was time to go & boy oh boy what a day! I had an audio recording machine playing all the time they were on the coach ! Nice to keep ! That’s another blog, Click here to have a listen ! On the way out we asked Ron to ask the driver if he would stop to hand in our thank you card to Aydin, the driver beeped & an officer came out, Ang & I banged on window as we saw Aydin in the guardhouse. At first he just looked & then was given the card & looked up again & saw us. He waved & blew a kiss ! He was great. Wow, what a day ! We travelled back stunned ! Judy, Angela’s penpal had come to see the Show & she offered to take us to the Osmonds Westwood Apartments, which was exciting. A brilliant day ! Goodnight everybody !

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🎶🎼My Special Osmond Autographs from 1977 💕

After finding my Audio Cassette Recording during my loft clearout ( that’s another blog, make sure you have a listen), I came across my autograph book from way back too ! In it are some very special entries from 1977 ๐ŸŽน๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽค

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Dated this one from Maureen back in ’76 x

So very special to have these xx ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽค

Goodnight Everybody x

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Fun Keepsakes from 41 years ago on ‘Osmonds Fan Club Wondertour 1977’ ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽผ

I would always send postcards, collect tickets, brochures etc when on holidays when I was young so maybe that’s why on my FAB trip to the USA in 1977 I kept EVERY item to save forever ! It’s all in ‘My Scrapbook’, which is still in one piece after so long ! ๐Ÿ‘

Flight & seat tickets, baggage labels (look how VERY special they are !), travellers cheques receipts all saved ๐Ÿ˜‰ Exciting times coming !

All important Information details given for the trip ๐Ÿ’‹

Sharing a room with Angela, this is our Key Envelope for Holiday Inn, Santa Monica ๐ŸŽถ

Excursions all very well planned ๐ŸŽต

Salt Lake City postcards & Souvenir Guides bought ๐ŸŽผ

๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽถA Brilliant Holiday๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽผ

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