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Music For Monday: Kris Kristofferson, ‘Lovin’ Her Was Easier’ (1972)

Let’s take this week in a relaxed fashion and start off with something mellow. Like, for instance, Kris Kristofferson performing “Lovin’ Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again)” on the UK’s Old Grey Whistle Test in 1972. “Lovin’ … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: ‘Join The Olivetti Girls’ (1972)

“Hey! If you work in an office and type on an electric typewriter, join us. Be an Olivetti Girl!” Yes, this is an ad for typewriters, adding machines and copiers. ‘Join The Olivetti Girls’ originally appeared in the April 17, … Continue reading

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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: 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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Daily 70s Ad: McGregor Polyester Shacket Suit (1972)

“You’ll love cruising down the river in our McGregor double knit shacket suit of Fortrel polyester.” And that, my good friends, completes one straight year of Daily 70s Ads! I’ll still post the occasional ad, but the daily madness has … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Carole King, ‘(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman’ (Live ’72)

A very good back-to-work Monday to all. To accompany our Carole King Billboard ad, here’s the artist performing “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” live in 1972. King wrote the tune (along with Gerry Goffin and Jerry Wexler) … Continue reading

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