Author Archives: David Moore

Daily 70s Ad: ’72 Chevy Impala (1971)

“Impala for 1972: It can put 1,000 miles between you and home before you feel it.” Mmm hmm. Nice 1970s green sheen. Daily 70s Ad #263: ’72 Chevy Impala originally appeared in the September 24, 1971 issue of LIFE magazine. … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Monogram Model Ships (1977)

“Right. Down to the last detail.” The Cutty Sark, U.S.S. Constitution and U.S.S. United States. Bottles not included. Daily 70s Ad #262: Monogram Model Ships originally appeared in the October, 1977 issue of Boy’s Life magazine. (Source: Boy’s Life) Previously … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Paul & Linda McCartney, ‘Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey’ (1971)

Paul and Linda McCartney’s “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey” hit #1 on the US “Hot 100″ singles chart in September of 1971. The song (a blending of two songs, really) appears on McCartney’s second solo L.P., RAM. The official video below is … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: RCA XL-100 Color TV (1971)

“Still watching black & white TV? RCA makes it a WHOLE NEW BALLGAME!” A rainbow of fantastic color in every box. Daily 70s Ad #261: RCA XL-100 Color TV originally appeared in the October 11, 1971 issue of New York … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Cheech & Chong, ‘ Basketball Jones’ (1973)

“It’s hard to be clean & creative.” “Basketball Jones” from the L.P, Los Cochinos. Did you know George Harrison, Billy Preston and Carol King all appear on this tune? ‘Tis true! Daily 70s Ad #260: Cheech & Chong, ‘ Basketball … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: International Harvester, ‘The Other Pickup’ Truck (1974)

“This ’74 International grips the ground like a quarterhorse.” Anyone remember International Harvester vehicles? Daily 70s Ad #259: International Harvester, ‘The Other Pickup’ Truck originally appeared in the April, 1974 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular Science) Previously on … Continue reading

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