Author Archives: David Moore

70s Spots: Robert Blake For STP (1977)

“I take good care of my wheels on account of I’m cheap.” Sometimes I have second thoughts about posting old commercials starring folks that turn out to be not-so-perfect human beings. But, the pop history is worth remembering – so … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Carnation Instant Breakfast & Coffee Mate (Agnes Moorehead, 1970)

“Try it in a cup. You’ll never give it up.” A pair of Carnation commercials from May of 1970 lined up today. First, we find Agnes Moorehead (Bewitched) backstage with her Coffee Mate. Second, good ol’ Dave Madden (The Partridge … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Swiss Miss & Post Raisin Bran (1978)

“Give a little yodel.” Here’s a cozy, quick meal for you. First, mix up a piping hot mug of Swiss Miss Instant Cocoa. The spot aired in January of 1978 and features the Swiss Miss mascot (voiced, I believe, by … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Rufus & Chaka Khan, ‘Once You Get Started’ (1975)

Monday, Monday, Monday! Time to check in with Cherry Stereo and see what’s on the Seventies turntable. Hey, it’s Rufus featuring Chaka Khan performing “Once You Get Started” on European TV in 1975. Let’s look & listen! Previously on Music … Continue reading

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70s Spots: GE Radio (Sammy Davis Jr.) & Brut (Hank Aaron) (1973)

“It’s a great entertainer.” A pair of celebrity spots from September of 1973 to brighten your day today. First, it’s Sammy Davis Jr. for General Electric portable radios. Following that, you’ll find baseball great, Hank Aaron for Brut cologne. I … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ford Pinto Runabout & Country Squire Wagon (1971)

“Pinto – the little carefree car from Ford.” Two spots from Ford for this Sunday. First up, a sweet little pony prances about for the Ford Pinto 3-Door Runabout. After that, a commercial featuring some stop-motion animation for the Country … Continue reading

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