Author Archives: David Moore

Music For Monday: The Rubettes, ‘Sugar Baby Love’ (1974)

The Rubettes debut single, “Sugar Baby Love,” went to the very top of the UK charts and made a respectable dent in the US Top 40, nestling in at #30 in early 1974. I don’t know if I’d ever heard … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Federal Express & La Pizzeria (1979)

“When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight.” Our 1979 weekend continues today with another pair of mind-tickling commercials. Firstly, we have a spot from a long-running series of ads from Federal Express (pre-FedEx days) featuring a “Pass the … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Computer Perfection & Sunkist (1979)

“In the world of electronic games it’s outstanding.” It’s 1979 this weekend! Here’s two commercials to get you in that late 70s mood. First up, a spot for Lakeside’s Computer Perfection electronic game with a family of Coneheads Domeheads. Following … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Adidas Sports Shoes (1976)

“Great from every angle!” A classic that stands the test of time. Adidas Sports Shoes originally appeared in the June, 1976 issue of Boy’s Life magazine. (Source: Boy’s Life) Previously on Rad Ads: Old Spice ‘Heart Belongs To Daddy’ (1970)

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Music For Monday: Ramones, ‘Road To Ruin’ Mini-Concert (1978)

OK, let’s get this week started off right. Here’s the Ramones performing three songs from Road to Ruin in a tight six minutes. “Don’t Come Close,” “She’s The One,” and “Go Mental” as played on the UK’s Old Grey Whistle … Continue reading

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Rad Ads (Father’s Day): Old Spice ‘Heart Belongs To Daddy’ (1970)

“Is there a better reason to give him Old Spice for Father’s Day?” Awwwww. Old Spice ‘Heart Belongs To Daddy’ originally appeared in the June 12, 1970 issue of LIFE magazine. (Source: LIFE) Previously on Rad Ads: Trans-Am Champion Datsun … Continue reading

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