Daily 70s Ad: Hall & Oates, ‘Best New Group’ (1976)

Hall & Oates, ‘Best New Group.' ('Billboard' magazine, October 16, 1976)

Hall & Oates, ‘Best New Group.’ (‘Billboard’ magazine, October 16, 1976)

“Voted best new group of the year 1976 Rock Music Awards.”

“Do What You Want To Do, Be What You Are” featured on the L.P., Bigger Than Both of Us. Daily 70s Ad #285: Hall & Oates, ‘Best New Group’ originally appeared in the October 16, 1976 issue of Billboard magazine.

(Source: Billboard)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Sony ‘Tummy TV’ (1971)

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Daily 70s Ad: Sony ‘Tummy TV’ (1971)

Sony ‘Tummy TV.' ('New York' magazine, October 11, 1971)

Sony ‘Tummy TV.’ (‘New York’ magazine, October 11, 1971)

“We’ve come a long way from Tummy TV.”

The 17″ Trinitron that’s too big to rest on your belly. Daily 70s Ad #284: Sony ‘Tummy TV’ originally appeared in the October 11, 1971 issue of New York magazine.

(Source: New York)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Michael Landon For Kodak Ektralite (1978)

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Daily 70s Ad: Michael Landon For Kodak Ektralite (1978)

Michael Landon For Kodak Ektralite. ('Ebony' magazine, October, 1978)

Michael Landon For Kodak Ektralite. (‘Ebony’ magazine, October, 1978)

“Get sharp, clear pictures indoors or out. Day or night. And always have your flash with you.”

Isn’t that Michael Landon behind that Ektralite? Daily 70s Ad #283: Michael Landon For Kodak Ektralite originally appeared in the October, 1978 issue of Ebony magazine.

(Source: Ebony)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Quaker’s King Vitaman Cereal (1970)

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Music For Monday: WAR, ‘Galaxy’ (‘Soul Train’ Line, 1977)

The assortment of outfits on display is truly cosmic. (War, 'Galaxy' on 'Soul Train,' 1977)

The assortment of outfits on display is truly cosmic. (War, ‘Galaxy’ on ‘Soul Train,’ 1977)

Did you know that WAR‘s “Galaxy” was inspired by Star Wars? Here’s an amazing line of Soul Train dancers doing their thing to the tune in 1977. Let’s take this one to outer space!

‘Soul Train': WAR, ‘Galaxy’ (Dance Line, 1977)

Previously on Music for Monday: Jack Wild, ‘If I Could’ (1970)

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Daily 70s Ad: Quaker’s King Vitaman Cereal (1970)

Quaker’s King Vitaman Cereal. ('LIFE' magazine, October 16, 1970)

Quaker’s King Vitaman Cereal. (‘LIFE’ magazine, October 16, 1970)

“A new pre-sweetened cereal that kids really love.”

Save an incredible 7 cents! Daily 70s Ad #282: Quaker’s King Vitaman Cereal originally appeared in the October 16, 1970 issue of LIFE magazine.

(Source: LIFE)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Bob Marley and The Wailers ‘Live!’ (1976)

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Daily 70s Ad: Bob Marley and The Wailers ‘Live!’ (1976)

Bob Marley and The Wailers ‘Live!' ('Billboard' magazine, October 16, 1976)

Bob Marley and The Wailers ‘Live!’ (‘Billboard’ magazine, October 16, 1976)

“Electrifying…the most exciting Reggae album ever made.”

Bob Marley and The Wailers ‘Live!’ L.P. was recorded in London in the summer of 1975 and originally released in December of that year. Daily 70s Ad #281: Bob Marley and The Wailers ‘Live!’ originally appeared in the October 16, 1976 issue of Billboard magazine.

(Source: Billboard)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Ford Pinto ‘Basics’ (1973)

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