Category Archives: 70s Culture

Rad Ads: American Motors’ Hornet Sportabout Wagon (1972)

“When you buy a 1972 Hornet Sportabout, you get the only wagon made in America that gives you sleek, racy looks, a rear lift gate and 60.8 cubic feet of cargo space.” Available in mustard yellow with a shaggy puppy … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Linda McCartney – ‘Linda’s Pictures’ (1977)

“The best of her camera work from The Beatles to Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Dylan and McCartney.” Linda Eastman’s Kodak Moments. Linda McCartney – ‘Linda’s Pictures’ originally appeared in the Feb./Mar., 1977 issue of Mother Jones magazine. (Source: Mother … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: James Brown, ‘Funky Drummer’ (1970)

“Red hot new instrumental single…” “Funky Drummer Part 1 And Part 2” was recorded in November of 1969 and released in March of 1970. The drumbeat Clyde Stubblefield plays on this record has been sampled uncountable times in modern music. … Continue reading

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70s Stories: Peter Brady’s ‘Brady Bunch’ Outfits For Sale

Actor Christopher Knight of The Brady Bunch is selling a number of authentic outfits worn during the show’s heyday in the 1970s. According to an email I received from the website Brady World, if you’d like to purchase any of … Continue reading

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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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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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