Author Archives: David Moore

Rad Ads: American Motors’ Pierre Cardin Javelin SST (1972)

“Only Pierre Cardin can make upholstery look so elegant, door panels so classy, and a headliner so chic.” American Motors’ French connection. American Motors’ Pierre Cardin Javelin SST originally appeared in the March 20, 1972 issue of New York magazine. … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Christie, ‘Yellow River’ (1970)

Christie’s “Yellow River” was a #1 smash in the UK, Ireland, Norway and Finland. The song, written and sung by British-born Jeff Christie, is a tale of a soldier returning home after the American Civil War. “Yellow River” did pretty … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Tom & Jerry/Grape Ape Show’ (1975)

Hanna-Barbera’s Tom & Jerry/Grape Ape Show originally ran Saturday mornings on ABC from September, 1975 to September, 1976. Grape Ape was a hot new property and a large batch of Tom & Jerry cartoons were also produced for the series. … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Climbing! (Mountain’s Second L.P.) (1970)

“We move another mountain.” Featuring “Mississippi Queen.” You know what I mean? Climbing! (Mountain’s Second L.P.) originally appeared in the March 14, 1970 issue of Billboard magazine. (Source: Billboard) Previously on Rad Ads: Frank Sinatra, ‘I Would Be In Love … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Leo Sayer, ‘You Make Me Feel Like Dancing’ (1976)

It is Monday, and so we dance. To what shall we dance? To Leo Sayer’s #1 hit, “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing,” of course. “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing” originally appeared on Sayer’s late 1976 L.P. Endless Flight. … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Animals, Animals, Animals’ (1976)

Here’s one you may not have seen in many a year, but the melody of the opening theme will come roaring back into your mind immediately after pressing play. It’s Hal Linden starring in the Emmy Award-winning documentary TV series, … Continue reading

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