Daily 70s Ad: Pepsi ‘Baseball Kids’ (1970)

Pepsi ‘Baseball Kids.' ('Ebony' magazine, September, 1970)

Pepsi ‘Baseball Kids.’ (‘Ebony’ magazine, September, 1970)


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“A taste that makes happiness happen.”

There’s a baseball bat growing out of that young man’s head. Daily 70s Ad #248: Pepsi ‘Baseball Kids’ originally appeared in the September, 1970 issue of Ebony magazine.

(Source: Ebony)

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Music For Monday: Glen Campbell, ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ (1975)

"On the road to my horizon..." (Glen Campbell, 'Rhinestone Cowboy,' 1975)

“On the road to my horizon…” (Glen Campbell, ‘Rhinestone Cowboy,’ 1975)

Glen Campbell’s “Rhinestone Cowboy,” from the album of the same name, went to the very top of the Billboard “Hot 100″ in September of 1975. The song was written by Larry Weiss and later inspired the 1984 movie, Rhinestone, starring Sylvester Stallone and Dolly Parton. But don’t hold that against it.

Below you can watch Campbell performing his signature tune live during a 1975 TV appearance. It glitters. Shield your eyes.

Glen Campbell: ‘Rhinestone Cowboy,’ 1975

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Daily 70s Ad: Chevy Vega ‘Our Little Car’ (1972)

Chevy Vega ‘Our Little Car.' ('LIFE' magazine, April 28, 1972)

Chevy Vega ‘Our Little Car.’ (‘LIFE’ magazine, April 28, 1972)

“Vega is a little car. The little car that does everything well.”

Not an Impala, but an incredible simulation. Daily 70s Ad #247: Chevy Vega ‘Our Little Car’ originally appeared in the April 28, 1972 issue of LIFE magazine.

(Source: LIFE)

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Daily 70s Ad: Cat Stevens ‘IZITSO’ (1977)

Cat Stevens ‘IZITSO.' ('New York' magazine, May 30, 1977)

Cat Stevens ‘IZITSO.’ (‘New York’ magazine, May 30, 1977)

“A&M Records is happy to announce a new album by Cat Stevens.”

Stevens’ IZITSO album hit the top 10 of the US charts and contained the top 40 single, “(Remember the Days of the) Old Schoolyard.” Daily 70s Ad #246: Cat Stevens ‘IZITSO’ originally appeared in the May 30, 1977 issue of New York magazine.

(Source: New York)

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Daily 70s Ad: C.W. McCall For Midland CB (1976)

C.W. McCall For Midland CB. ('Popular Science' magazine, May, 1976)

C.W. McCall For Midland CB. (‘Popular Science’ magazine, May, 1976)


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“When you get a Midland CB, you get a Convoy Buddy.”

Hey, it’s C. W. McCall of “Convoy” fame! 10-4. 10-4. Daily 70s Ad #245: C.W. McCall For Midland CB originally appeared in the May, 1976 issue of Popular Science magazine.

(Source: Popular Science)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Lee ‘Leens’ Slacks (1970)

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Daily 70s Ad: Lee ‘Leens’ Slacks (1970)

Lee ‘Leens’ Slacks. ('Ebony' magazine, September, 1970)

Lee ‘Leens’ Slacks. (‘Ebony’ magazine, September, 1970)


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“You’re into a whole new thing.”

Making the scene in Lee Leens! Daily 70s Ad #244: Lee ‘Leens’ Slacks originally appeared in the September, 1970 issue of Ebony magazine.

(Source: Ebony)

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