The series premiered in
1971. Stopped in 1973 after 21 issues.
is the story about a widowed mother, Shirley Partridge, and her
5 children. They all embark on a music career playing as an
orchestra. Their names and musical preferences are: Shirley
(vocals, keyboards, percussion, tambourine), Keith (vocals,
guitar, banjo), Laurie (vocals, piano, percussion), Danny
(vocals, guitar, bass), Chris (vocals, drums), and Tracy
(vocals, tambourine, percussion).
The series is a spinoff from a situation comedy TV
series that ran from 1970 to 1974 (96 episodes).