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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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Mood Music: George Jones & Tammy Wynette, ‘We’re Gonna Try to Get Along’ (Live ’73)

Happy almost-holiday! Here’s a bit o’ mood-liftin’ music from country icons George Jones & Tammy Wynette. The married couple can be seen performing “We’re Gonna Try to Get Along” live in Cypress Gardens, Florida in 1973. The song appeared on … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Smirnoff ‘The Grapeshot’ (1973)

(Click to enlarge) “The Grapeshot, a drink you might try sometime when you’re feeling playful.” “Leaves you breathless” and might also leave you with “a nice purple moustache.” Daily 70s Ad #171: Smirnoff ‘The Grapeshot’ originally appeared in the June … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Astrodome & Astroworld ‘Getaway’ (1973)

(Click to enlarge) “Major-League baseball in the Astrodome. Acres of thrills in Astroworld.” “Astrodomain” included the Houston Astrodome ballpark and the Astroworld amusement park (later bought by Six Flags) across the road. I attended both a few times in the … Continue reading

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