Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bionic Disco: Celebrating two years online!

Greetings, ‘Disco faithful! This here Web Site debuted with a “soft launch” on May 30th, 2011. By my shaky calculations that makes Bionic Disco two year’s young. Technically, the site is a bit older than that – I was writing … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Sesame Street,’ ‘The People in Your Neighborhood’ (1971)

It’s been far too long since Sesame Street has graced the ‘Disco. Let’s remedy that right away with a fine, sing-a-long song, “The People in Your Neighborhood.” This top tune was written by Jeff Moss and is sung by Bob … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Andeker Beer (1978)

“The most expensive taste in beer.” Let’s fill our glass with the Daily 70s Spot. Here’s a fairly rare ad for the Pabst Brewing Company’s lesser-known tipple, Andeker Beer. Andeker went bye-bye in 1986. I guess it was just too … Continue reading

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Show Toppers: ‘Baretta’ (1975)

Baretta (a re-tooling of the cop show, Toma) originally ran on ABC from January, 1975 to June, 1978. The police drama stars Robert Blake as undercover detective, Tony Baretta, who works without a partner in an East Coast-based city (though … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Avon ‘Tempo’ fragrance (1978)

“With Avon – you’ve never felt so good.” Time to spray on our Daily 70s Spot. This commercial for Avon products features the Tempo fragrance. Aired in September of 1978. Daily 70s Spot #139: Avon ‘Tempo’ Fragrance Commercial, 1978 Previously … Continue reading

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70s stories in the news: ABBA museum, ‘Rocky’ musical, recent passings

Numerous 1970s-related stories have been piling up in the ‘Disco files. Here now is a collection of news items you may find interesting reading including bits on the new Abba museum and recent passings of known persons. Investigate. Abba fans … Continue reading

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