Monthly Archives: May 2017

Bionic Disco: Celebrating 6 Years Online!

Loyal readers and Seventies sophisticates – Bionic Disco is celebrating six years online this week! I “soft launched” the site on May 30th, 2011 and I’m pleased as Hawaiian Punch that you continue to check in and share the 1970s … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Burger King And I’ (1978 & ’79)

“Who’s got that flame-broiled burger and it’s never fried?!” All right, ‘Disco shimmy shakers – here’s two spots for Burger King featuring the “Burger King And I” jingle-song-thingy. First, a commercial from September 1978 with a group of Girl Scouts. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’73 Mercury Montego & Comet (1972)

“Built better to ride better.” A pair of Mercury spots for your Memorial Day. Both aired in October of 1972, showing off the new ’73 models. First, one shot in California for the Montego MX Brougham. Second, one shot at … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Jeep CJ-5 & Mustang II (1974)

“What’cha doin’ on your day off?” I’ve been absent from the ‘Disco for a few days. Apologies for that. Let’s get things rolling again with two car commercials. First, a spot for Jeep CJ-5 from January of 1974 (produced in … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Have A Pepsi Day’ (1978)

“Have a Pepsi day!” We’re opening two bottles of pop on this fine afternoon. Both of the Pepsi commercials on display here aired in September of 1978. The first features a family birthday party, the second, a catamaran sailing outing. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Stroh’s & Olympia Beer (1971 & ’72)

“From one beer lover to another.” Time to tap into a pair of early Seventies beer commercials. First, we have a sultry spot for Stroh’s from November of 1972. After that, one for Olympia beer from January of ’71 (produced … Continue reading

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