Music For Monday: Paul & Linda McCartney, ‘Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey’ (1971)

"We haven't done a bloody thing all day..." (Paul & Linda McCartney, 'Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey,' 1971)

“We haven’t done a bloody thing all day…” (Paul & Linda McCartney, ‘Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey,’ 1971)

Paul and Linda McCartney’s “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey” hit #1 on the US “Hot 100″ singles chart in September of 1971. The song (a blending of two songs, really) appears on McCartney’s second solo L.P., RAM.

The official video below is made up of home movies featuring the McCartney family at play on their farm in Scotland and in the recording studio. Keep an eye peeled for a slightly older clip around the four-minute mark with a cameo by Ringo Starr. Butter pie!

Paul & Linda McCartney: ‘Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey,’ 1971

Previously on Music for Monday: Defranco Family, ‘Heartbeat – It’s A Lovebeat’ (1974)

More Paul McCartney at Bionic Disco: Paul McCartney & Wings, ‘Silly Love Songs’ (1976)

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Daily 70s Ad: RCA XL-100 Color TV (1971)

RCA XL-100 Color TV. ('New York' magazine, October 11, 1971)

RCA XL-100 Color TV. (‘New York’ magazine, October 11, 1971)

“Still watching black & white TV? RCA makes it a WHOLE NEW BALLGAME!”

A rainbow of fantastic color in every box. Daily 70s Ad #261: RCA XL-100 Color TV originally appeared in the October 11, 1971 issue of New York magazine.

(Source: New York)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Cheech & Chong, ‘ Basketball Jones’ (1973)

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Daily 70s Ad: Cheech & Chong, ‘ Basketball Jones’ (1973)

Cheech & Chong, ‘ Basketball Jones.' ('Billboard' magazine, September 29, 1973)

Cheech & Chong, ‘ Basketball Jones.’ (‘Billboard’ magazine, September 29, 1973)

“It’s hard to be clean & creative.”

Basketball Jones” from the L.P, Los Cochinos. Did you know George Harrison, Billy Preston and Carol King all appear on this tune? ‘Tis true! Daily 70s Ad #260: Cheech & Chong, ‘ Basketball Jones’ originally appeared in the September 29, 1973 issue of Billboard magazine.

(Source: Billboard)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: International Harvester, ‘The Other Pickup’ Truck (1974)

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Daily 70s Ad: International Harvester, ‘The Other Pickup’ Truck (1974)

International Harvester, ‘The Other Pickup’ Truck. ('Popular Science' magazine, April, 1974)

International Harvester, ‘The Other Pickup’ Truck. (‘Popular Science’ magazine, April, 1974)

“This ’74 International grips the ground like a quarterhorse.”

Anyone remember International Harvester vehicles? Daily 70s Ad #259: International Harvester, ‘The Other Pickup’ Truck originally appeared in the April, 1974 issue of Popular Science magazine.

(Source: Popular Science)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Friskies ‘Kissing Pets’ (1971)

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Funshine Friday: Sesame Street – ‘Traffic Light’ (1970)

"We're pretty lucky we have traffic lights..." ('Sesame Street,' 1970)

“We’re pretty lucky we have traffic lights…” (‘Sesame Street,’ 1970)

Happy Funshine Friday, everybody! Here’s a 1970s moment to lead you into the weekend. It’s a very short film entitled, “Traffic Light” that originally ran in November of 1970 on Sesame Street. Lots of nice, 70s-era vehicles and harried pedestrians in this one. Honk! Honk! Beep! Beep! And that sort of thing.

Sesame Street: ‘Traffic Light’ Segment, 1970

Previously on Funshine Friday: ‘The Electric Company’ – ‘Knock Knock Rock’ (1976)

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Daily 70s Ad: Friskies ‘Kissing Pets’ (1971)

Friskies ‘Kissing Pets.' ('LIFE' magazine, September 24, 1971)

Friskies ‘Kissing Pets.’ (‘LIFE’ magazine, September 24, 1971)

“Five irresistible flavors for both cats and dogs.”

Awwwwww. Daily 70s Ad #258: Friskies ‘Kissing Pets’ originally appeared in the September 24, 1971 issue of LIFE magazine.

(Source: LIFE)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Rawlings NFL Jerseys For Kids (1977)

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