David Cassidy was the breakout star of the early 70s musical sitcom The Partridge Family. The show featured David and his real-life step-mom Shirley Jones, along with future teen idol and future train-wreck Danny Bonaduce. Due to the popularity of the show, David became a pop star as well and one of the biggest teen idols of the time. During the show’s run from 1970-1974, David released several albums that went gold.
David routinely sold out major arenas throughout the United States and Europe during early 70s tours. His popularity was immense and his picture was everywhere from magazine covers to cereal boxes.