Monthly Archives: February 2017

70s Spots: Ford Pickup ‘Whistler’s Mother’ & Ford Granada ‘Wedding’ (1977)

“Far out!” 1977 Ford vehicles are rolling out with a dash of humor in today’s pair of commercials. First, we find “Whistler’s Mother” in command of the latest Ford pickup. Second, the Ford Granada’s resemblance to Mercedes and Cadillac causes … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: ABBA, ‘Knowing Me, Knowing You’ (1978)

Tune chasers – it’s Music for Monday! Let’s hop over to Cherry Stereo and see what awesome and inspiring seventies song is now spinning. Today, it’s Sweden’s finest, ABBA, performing “Knowing Me, Knowing You” on French TV in 1978. Have … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ore Ida Vegetables & Roman Meal Bread (1976)

“…Because our potatoes taste so good.” Today, we’re setting the table for a nice meal circa 1976. First, let’s dish out some Ore Ida frozen vegetables; green beans, cauliflower, spinach, the works. After that, gobble up some Roman Meal bread … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Shout & Heet (1975)

“Shout it out!” It’s Sunday. A good time to see to the laundry and tend to your lower back pain. Here to help you with that is a spot from July of 1975 introducing the public to Shout stain remover. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Foster Grant Sunglasses (Johnny Bench) & Gabriel Shocks (Roger Miller, 1974)

“The looks, the lens – we’ve got it all.” Here’s two good celebrity spots from 1974 for your Saturday. First, we find Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame’r Johnny Bench for Foster Grant sunglasses. The commercial aired in October of ’74. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Jackie Gleason For GE TVs (1973)

“The Great Entertainer.” Two spots today featuring Jackie Gleason for General Electric television sets. First, Gleason appears as Joe the Bartender while introducing the first color portable TV to hit the USA. The spot aired in September of 1973. After … Continue reading

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