Monthly Archives: March 2017

70s Spots: Budweiser Champion Clydesdales (1976)

“Champion Clydesdale – symbolic of the King of Beers.” A pair of Budweiser commercials today, focused on the “proud tradition” of “Champion” Clydesdale horses. The spots aired in January of 1976 (probably produced in ’75). I’m fairly certain that’s Ed … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Reynolds Wrap & Behold Polish (1978)

“The Best Wrap Around.” Two spots for the household today. First, a commercial for Reynolds Wrap starring Marilyn Saunders. After that, one for Behold furniture polish. Both spots aired in January of 1978 (and were likely produced in ’77). Reynolds … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Animated Sunoco & Mobil Gasoline (1971)

“Let us quest for the World’s Highest Octane Gasoline!” If you like your gasoline commercials animated, you’ll love today’s pair. First, we find Don Quixote and Sancho Panza searching out a Sunoco station. Next, a singing “Rocker Arm Assembly” sells … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: David Ruffin, ‘Walk Away From Love’ (1975)

Music for Monday time! Let’s fly over to Cherry Stereo and place our eyes and ears firmly against the finest seventies songs. Sweet sound sensation! It’s ex-Temptations singer, David Ruffin performing “Walk Away From Love” on Soul Train in 1975. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Nabisco Lil’ Loaf & Lay’s Potato Chips (1974)

“The new snack that looks like a little loaf of my French bread.” More food-related commercials from February 1974 on the table today. For starters, we have a tasty new snack from Nabisco called Lil’ Loaf. I hadn’t heard of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Skippy ‘Breakfast’ & Cream Of Rice Cereal (1974)

“The end of the same old breakfast.” We have a pair of edible commercials from February 1974 today – and I’m not sure which one I like better. We’ll consider it a double A-side. First, Skippy peanut butter wallops our … Continue reading

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