Monthly Archives: February 2014

Funshine Friday: ‘Sigmund And The Sea Monsters’: Johnny Whitaker Sings ‘Lovin’ Ain’t Easy’ (1973)

Welcome to the almost weekend. Here’s Johnny Whitaker singing his boffo socko, smash hit* “Lovin’ Ain’t Easy” from the first season of Sigmund and the Sea Monsters. The episode, “Puppy Love,” co-stars Pamelyn Ferdin and originally aired on September 15, … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Harley-Davidson ‘Freedom Machine’ (1973)

(Click ad to enlarge) “Let the neat times roll.” Here’s another cool Harley X-90 ad. Daily 70s Ad #48: Harley-Davidson ‘Freedom Machine’ originally appeared in the April, 1973 issue of Popular Science. (Source: Popular Science) Previously on Daily 70s Ad: … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Houston Radio KXYZ (1973)

(Click ad to enlarge) “Houston’s great music station.” I assume this couple has a portable radio with them. Daily 70s Ad #47: Houston Radio KXYZ originally appeared in the February, 1973 issue of Texas Monthly magazine. (Source: Texas Monthly) Previously … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Chelsea Row’s Unconstructed Clothing (1978)

(Click ad to enlarge) “Noveau Noveau Noveau Noveau…” The guy sulking fashionably in the corner really makes this one for me. Daily 70s Ad #46: Chelsea Row’s Unconstructed Clothing originally appeared in the October, 1978 issue of Orange Coast magazine. … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Dodge Recreational Vehicles (1973)

(Click ad to enlarge) “Dodge is the Number 1 builder of motor home chassis.” Just right for exploring the USA in 1973. Daily 70s Ad #45: Dodge Recreational Vehicles originally appeared in the April, 1973 issue of Popular Science magazine. … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Sammy Davis, Jr., ‘Vehicle’ (Live ’72)

“Vehicle” (written by a 19-year-old Jim Peterik) was a #2 US hit for The Ides of March in May of 1970. Here’s the amazing Sammy Davis, Jr. performing the song live circa 1972. It’s 2:20 of pure “Oh, yes!” Happy … Continue reading

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