Daily 70s Ad: Bob Dylan ‘Self Portrait’ (1970)

Bob Dylan ‘Self Portrait.' ('Billboard' magazine, June 20, 1970)

Bob Dylan ‘Self Portrait.’ (‘Billboard’ magazine, June 20, 1970)


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“In four weeks this portrait will be in one million homes.”

Self Portrait is Bob Dylan’s 10th studio L.P. and contains an abundance of cover songs across four sides of vinyl. Daily 70s Ad #229: Bob Dylan ‘Self Portrait’ originally appeared in the June 20, 1970 issue of Billboard magazine.

(Source: Billboard)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Chevy Nova ‘Cop Car’ (1978)

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Daily 70s Ad: Chevy Nova ‘Cop Car’ (1978)

Chevy Nova ‘Cop Car.' ('Popular Science' magazine, August, 1978)

Chevy Nova ‘Cop Car.’ (‘Popular Science’ magazine, August, 1978)


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“Chevy’s specially equipped police Nova is now on duty in police departments in 49 states.”

Its no Gran Torino, but it’ll do. Daily 70s Ad #228: Chevy Nova ‘Cop Car’ originally appeared in the August, 1978 issue of Popular Science magazine.

(Source: Popular Science)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Boy Scout’s Lady’s Uniform (1972)

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Daily 70s Ad: Boy Scout’s Lady’s Uniform (1972)

Boy Scout’s Lady’s Uniform. ('Scouting' magazine, October, 1972)

Boy Scout’s Lady’s Uniform. (‘Scouting’ magazine, October, 1972)


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“Ladies, here’s your new optional uniform that’s as kicky as the spring that’s coming in!”

Kicky! Daily 70s Ad #227: Boy Scout’s Lady’s Uniform originally appeared in the October, 1972 issue of Scouting magazine.

(Source: Scouting)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: WXIX-TV ‘’Star Trek’ For Fall’ (1975)

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Music For Monday: The Temptations, ‘Plastic Man’ (1973)

"Tryin' to get it over, any way he can!" (The Temptations, "Plastic Man," 1973)

“Tryin’ to get it over, any way he can!” (The Temptations, “Plastic Man,” 1973)

Good morning! Here’s your Music for Monday – a taste of psychedelic soul from The Temptations.

Here we find the band performing “Plastic Man” on Soul Train in 1973. “Plastic Man” hit #40 on Billboard’s “Hot 100″ and appeared on the L.P., Masterpiece of February ’73. Stretch out and listen a while.

The Temptations Perform ‘Plastic Man’ On ‘Soul Train,’ 1973

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Daily 70s Ad: WXIX-TV ‘’Star Trek’ For Fall’ (1975)

WXIX-TV ‘’Star Trek’ For Fall.' ('Cincinnati' magazine, September, 1975)

WXIX-TV ‘’Star Trek’ For Fall.’ (‘Cincinnati’ magazine, September, 1975)


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“Proud of our independence and yours.”

Not a bad line-up of reruns. Daily 70s Ad #226: WXIX-TV ‘’Star Trek’ For Fall’ originally appeared in the September, 1975 issue of Cincinnati magazine.

(Source: Cincinnati)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Toyota Celica ST (1971)

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Daily 70s Ad: Toyota Celica ST (1971)

Toyota Celica ST. ('LIFE' magazine, August 20, 1971)

Toyota Celica ST. (‘LIFE’ magazine, August 20, 1971)


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“Economy cars don’t usually do a standing 1/4 mile in 17.5 seconds. But the Celica can.”

Ain’t she a beaut’? Check out those hood vents and rally stripes. The electronic clock comes standard too! Daily 70s Ad #225: Toyota Celica ST originally appeared in the August 20, 1971 issue of LIFE magazine.

(Source: LIFE)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Cancún Vacation, Mexico (1976)

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