Music For Monday: Muddy Waters, ‘The Blues Had A Baby’ (Live, 1977)

'The blues had a baby, and they named that baby 'rock and roll'' (Muddy Waters, 1977)

‘The blues had a baby, and they named that baby ‘rock and roll” (Muddy Waters, 1977)

Here’s Muddy Waters performing “The Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock And Roll” live in 1977.

You can find Waters’ version of the Morganfield & Brownie McGhee tune on his 1977 L.P. Hard Again. Blues Monday?

Muddy Waters: ‘The Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock And Roll,’ Live, 1977

Previously on Music for Monday: Loretta Lynn, ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ (1971)

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Sunday 70s Spots: Dodge Vans & Pickups (1976 & ’78)

Here comes the Coffee Van - let's get this day started! (1976)

Here comes the Coffee Van – let’s get this day started! (1976)

“Dodge Tradesman van owners won’t trade their Tradesman for anything.”

Greetings, lazy Sunday’ers! Continuing yesterday’s car theme, I now present two commercials from Dodge.

First in the dock, we have a slightly humorous spot for Dodge Tradesman vans from January, 1976. Following that, we find a happy family visiting the local firehouse from January of 1978.

Dodge Tradesman Van Commercial, 1976

Dodge Pickup ‘Firehouse’ Commercial, 1978

Previously on 70s Spots: Chevrolet ‘Garage Sale’ & ‘Drive-In’ (1976 & ’78)

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Saturday 70s Spots: Chevrolet ‘Garage Sale’ & ‘Drive-In’ (1976 & ’78)

Chevy's definition of a garage sale is an interesting one. (1976)

Chevy’s definition of a garage sale is an interesting one. (1976)

“C’mon down to your Chevy dealer’s garage sale now.”

Time to roll out some car commercials. Here’s two for Chevrolet.

First up, a spot from September, 1976 featuring a garage sale theme. After that, a collection of Chevy pickups enjoy a night out at the drive-in circa October, 1978. Chase the Chevys below.

Chevrolet ‘Garage Sale’ Commercial, 1976

Chevy Trucks ‘Drive-In’ Commercial, 1978

Previously on 70s Spots: Hillshire Farm & Mazola (1979)

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Wonderful World Of Disney’ (Intro, 1979)

'The Wonderful World of Disney' (Opening title, 1979)

‘The Wonderful World of Disney’ (Opening title, 1979)

I normally have a Saturday morning TV show for you on Funshine Friday, but let’s change things up a bit with one from Sunday evening.

Here’s an intro clip from The Wonderful World of Disney from 1979. The Parent Trap was the movie being presented the night this aired. Have a look and enjoy the upcoming weekend!

‘The Wonderful World Of Disney’ Intro, 1979

Previously on Funshine Friday: ‘Sesame Street’ End Credits (1970-71)

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Rad Ads: Jonathan Winters For Hefty (1975)

Jonathan Winters for Hefty ('Ebony' magazine, May, 1975)

Jonathan Winters for Hefty (‘Ebony’ magazine, May, 1975)

“Hefty gives you the right size-bag for every use.”

Hef Hef Hef Hef Hefty! Jonathan Winters For Hefty originally appeared in the May, 1975 issue of Ebony magazine.

(Source: Ebony)

Previously on Rad Ads: Chevrolet ‘Camper’s Pickup’ (1970)

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Music For Monday: Loretta Lynn, ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ (1971)

Proud to be a 'Coal Miner's Daughter.' (Loretta Lynn, 1971)

Proud to be a ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter.’ (Loretta Lynn, 1971)

Loretta Lynn’s signature tune, “Coal Miner’s Daughter” was recorded in October of 1969 and released in May of 1970. This classic, written by Lynn about her Kentucky upbringing, rose to #1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and was her first song to crack the Billboard Hot 100 (#83).

Here’s a clip of Lynn (in a mighty colorful dress) which, according to the poster, is from an April 14, 1971 TV appearance in Nashville, Tennessee.

Loretta Lynn: ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter,’ 1971

Previously on Music for Monday: Kris Kristofferson, ‘Lovin’ Her Was Easier’ (1972)

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