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Music For Monday: Elvis, ‘Polk Salad Annie’ (Live ’70)

We’re rolling into a new week and it’s time for a little Music for Monday. Here’s Elvis Presley live onstage in 1970 singing Tony Joe White’s “Polk Salad Annie.” The clip originally appeared in the 1970 documentary Elvis: That’s the … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘Airport’ (1970)

“The First Lady of the American stage, Helen Hayes, plays the mind-boggling, huggable, perpetual stowaway, Ada Quonsett…” We haven’t enjoyed a good trailer in quite some time, so let’s fly right into one. Here’s the Coming Attraction for 1970’s Airport. … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Mend-Aid & ‘The Partridge Family’ (1970)

“Share in the good times with The Partridge Family – tonight on ABC.” The weekend is here and it’s time for a few retro commercials. Here’s a pair from 1970. In pole position, a spot for Mystick Mend-Aid adhesive tape … Continue reading

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Rad Ads (Father’s Day): Old Spice ‘Heart Belongs To Daddy’ (1970)

“Is there a better reason to give him Old Spice for Father’s Day?” Awwwww. Old Spice ‘Heart Belongs To Daddy’ originally appeared in the June 12, 1970 issue of LIFE magazine. (Source: LIFE) Previously on Rad Ads: Trans-Am Champion Datsun … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Sesame Street’ End Credits (1970-71)

Hey, what do ya know! We made it to Friday. Let’s close out the week with some Sesame Street season two end credits circa 1970-1971. In the clip, Big Bird has learned a bit of Spanish, we look over a … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Chevrolet ‘Camper’s Pickup’ (1970)

“During a long day’s drive, what you’ll savor most is that Chevrolet ride. And sweet it is.” Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’. Chevrolet ‘Camper’s Pickup’ originally appeared in the May, 1970 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously on Rad … Continue reading

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