Author Archives: David Moore

Daily 70s Ad: John Lennon ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll’ (1975)

(Click ad to enlarge) “You should’a been there…” By the way, those blurry figures in front of Lennon are the other Beatles. Daily 70s Ad #95: John Lennon ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll’ originally appeared in the February 22, 1975 issue of … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: US Army ‘Bravo’ (1977)

(Click ad to enlarge) “Everybody wants that feeling of accomplishment.” “Good pay” and “30 days paid vacation each year” included. Daily 70s Ad #94: US Army ‘Bravo’ originally appeared in the March, 1977 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Who, ‘I’m Free’ (1975)

Here’s a joyous two-and-a-half minutes to get you up and running this Monday: Roger Daltrey and The Who singing “I’m Free.” “I’m Free” (written by Pete Townshend) was originally released as a single in 1969 and appeared on the Tommy … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: AMC Gremlin (1974)

(Click ad to enlarge) “The only U.S. sub-compact with a standard six-cylinder engine.” A sexy backside from 40-years-ago. Daily 70s Ad #93: AMC Gremlin originally appeared in the April, 1974 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular Science) Previously on … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Timex & Speidel Digital Watches (1977 & ’78)

“Tough enough to be a Timex.” This Sunday, I’ve got a pair of watch commercials for you. Digital watches, because they were the hottest and hippest 70s’ tech for your wrist! First up, famed sports journalist, Jim McKay for Timex … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: RCA Clock Radios (1970)

(Click ad to enlarge) “More Than Radio Radios.” RCA says these are “almost works of art.” And I agree. Daily 70s Ad #92: RCA Clock Radios originally appeared in the November 13, 1970 issue of LIFE magazine. (Source: LIFE) Previously … Continue reading

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