Monthly Archives: March 2014

Music For Monday: Joe Tex, ‘I Gotcha’ (1972)

A very fine Monday morning to everyone. I’m back from a week’s vacation in London and ready to get down. Here’s Joe Tex with his best-selling hit, “I Gotcha.” “I Gotcha” appeared on the L.P. of the same name in … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Old Gold Cigarettes ‘Miner’ (1973)

(Click ad to enlarge) “Get away from the crowd.” “Get away from the crowd” and go crack open a few rocks. Daily 70s Ad #79: Old Gold Cigarettes ‘Miner’ originally appeared in the April, 1973 issue of Popular Science magazine. … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spot: Vintage Domino’s Pizza (1978)

“Hot, friendly, fast delivery.” A very fine Sunday morning to you. Here’s your 70s spot: a very early Domino’s Pizza commercial. This one stems from the Kentucky market. I don’t remember consuming Domino’s until the early 80s during my Los … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Belair Cigarettes ‘Double-Duty Cooler’ (1975)

(Click ad to enlarge) “Start fresh with Belair.” So sturdy you can sit on it. The cooler, that is. Not the cigarette pack. Daily 70s Ad #78: Belair Cigarettes ‘Double-Duty Cooler’ originally appeared in the July, 1975 issue of Popular … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spot: Burger King ‘Thank You America’ (1977)

“We’re America’s Burger King.” Here’s your 70s spot for Saturday. Attempting to hold onto the Bicentennial fervor of the previous summer, Burger King holds a “Thank you, America” sweepstakes contest. Actor-singer Irene Cara makes a brief appearance. Don’t blink! The … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: RCA XL-100 TV Set (1972)

(Click ad to enlarge) “It’s 100% Solid State AccuColor.” No tubes in this groove toob! Daily 70s Ad #77: RCA XL-100 TV Set originally appeared in the April 21, 1972 issue of LIFE magazine. (Source: LIFE) Previously on Daily 70s … Continue reading

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