Thursday, January 23, 2014

News: The Captain And Tennille File For Divorce

First The Professor dies and now this. What's next? We find out there's no such thing as a bionic man? Please excuse me as I go weep in the corner for my childhood and for all the girls in my junior high who had Toni Tennille's hairdo.
The Captain And Tennille Are Getting A Divorce

It looks like love won't keep them together after all.

The Captain and Tennille, the Grammy Award-winning husband-and-wife pop duo best known for the 1975 hit "Love Will Keep Us Together," are divorcing after nearly 39 years of marriage, an Arizona court clerk confirmed Wednesday.

Daryl Dragon, 71, and Cathryn Antoinette "Toni" Tennille, 73, filed the papers in Prescott, Ariz., on Jan. 16, the court clerk said.

The couple met in 1972 when Tennille was the co-writer of a musical and Dragon was the keyboardist for The Beach Boys. She joined The Beach Boys on tour as an additional keyboardist.

The couple began performing together and their act was discovered by Neil Sedaka. They released their first album in 1974.

The couple married in 1975 and scored the biggest chart hit of that year with the soft-rock love song "Love Will Keep Us Together." They had a string of hits in the mid- to late 1970s and sold more than 23 million albums.

(Read more)

Here they are in better days.


  1. This news makes me sad. Is nothing sacred? After 39 years together, you would think they would find a way to work things out. Maybe she just couldn't stand one more day of him wearing that hat.

  2. Hahaha, Daisy! I thought the same thing and maybe she was sick of having to call him "The Captain" all the time.

    My great aunt Bessie divorced her husband at age 83, after 60 years of marriage. She said to me, "I just got tired of smelling him every day."



Related Posts with Thumbnails