David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ star, dead at 67

“Partridge Family” star David Cassidy died at a Florida hospital Tuesday after suffering liver and kidney failure, his publicist confirmed. He was 67.

Who didn’t have a crush on Susan Dey?

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  • Brett McS

    David Cassidy was the only one that could sing and play an instrument.

    • This is true.

    • Killer Marmot

      It was criminal, however, that Shirley Jones rarely sang lead. She had one of the best voices of her generation.

  • Appreciative Reader

    David Cassidy was my wife’s teen heart throb … and, yes, Susan Dey was mine. The Partridge family was a great show to watch as a kid. RIP, David.

    • Killer Marmot

      It seemed like every girl in my high school was trying to look like Susan Dey and Michelle Phillips.

      • ntt1

        God I miss those days…

      • Clausewitz

        Ah the 70’s girl next door classic beauty look. To bad the 80’s brought in the big hair psycho look for most females.

  • SDMatt

    I distinctly remember way back in 1970 reading an article in the Toronto Star (yes, sorry) concerning an upcoming TV series about a musical family that traveled around in a groovy bus.

    I had a few Partridge Family albums; on one each member was asked their favourite this and that. David Cassidy cited B.B. King as his favourite recording artist. I think that shows that he had aspirations outside of teeny bopper-hood.

    I had many Partridge Family trading cards in the spokes of my bike’s wheels making a bad-ass sound.

    I never had the hots for Susan Dey, for me it was always the babe-a-licious Shirley “Partridge” Jones.

    Rest in peace, David Cassidy. Thanks for the entertainment.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Here is the family’s greatest hit. RIP.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIDDEIWhuRU

  • K1

    Was it poison?!

    Don’t you think it a bit odd so many stars dead lately?