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Daily 70s Ad: American Airlines ‘Universal Studios, California’ (1973)

(Click to enlarge) “Imagine what fun your kids could have this summer seeing how their favorite TV show is made.” Universal Studios, Disneyland and Marineland all mentioned in a single ad. Daily 70s Ad #217: American Airlines ‘Universal Studios, California’ … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: General Motors’ German Opel (1973)

(Click to enlarge) “Luxurious. Economical. Comfortable. Really ready for America.” The Opel Manta Luxus. An American classic? Daily 70s Ad #209: General Motors’ German Opel originally appeared in the June, 1973 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Shillito’s Clothes ‘Strictly For Kids’ (1973)

(Click to enlarge) “Special clothes for special times, all in friendly fabrics that keep coming back for more.” That doesn’t look 100% safe. Daily 70s Ad #206: Shillito’s Clothes ‘Strictly For Kids’ originally appeared in the August, 1973 issue of … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: The Electric Company, ‘Lick-A-Lolly’ Song (1973)

Happy Funshine Friday! Here’s a sing-a-long tune from The Electric Company that will stick in your head (for better or for worse). I believe the “Lick-A-Lolly” song first aired in December of 1973. I can’t decide if this clip is … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Welch’s Grape Jelly & Chipos Potato Chips (1973)

“They settled for a little extra flavor.” Weekend’s here. Ancient commercial time begins. Today and tomorrow, we’ll go with a delicious snack food theme. Here are two spots that aired in November of 1973. The first features Welch’s Grape Jelly … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Marshall Tucker Band, ‘Can’t You See’ (Live ’73)

The long holiday weekend is over. Let’s console ourselves with some Southern-Fried Rock. Here’s The Marshall Tucker Band performing “Can’t You See” live in 1973. “Can’t You See” (written and sung by Toy Caldwell) first appeared on The Marshall Tucker … Continue reading

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