“Dora the Female Explorer”: Did Nickelodeon Fork Over the Dough?

Rather bemused to learn from UK music periodical – Shindig! – about a relatively obscure English band named Stackridge who released a song in 1971 called “Dora, The Female Explorer.”  Oddly, the article neither mentioned the popular Nickelodeon character of the same name, nor indicated whether the band received any hush money from Viacom.

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Click on the triangle below to play YouTube audio of “Dora, The Female Explorer” by Stackridge: