Tag Archives: 1973

Daily 70s Spots #373, 374: Gillette – Jerry West & Barber Shop Quartet (1973)

“Foamy! How we love ya! How we love ya!” Happy Sunday! Here’s two fine spots for Gillette from October of 1973. First, a great commercial featuring the Gillette Foamy Barber Shop Quartet. This one makes its way onto the Bionic … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spots #371, 372: Jack Palance For Avis, Holiday Inn (1973)

“The Wizard of Avis, so you can be on your way…faster.” For the rest of the year, in order to avoid numbering confusion, we’ll blend Saturday & Sunday 70s Spots into the “Daily 70s Spots” numbering system. And we’ll keep … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Holiday Repeats: ‘Charlie Brown’ & ‘The Brady Bunch’ (1973 & ’70)

As is now tradition here… Happy Thanksgiving, Bionic pals! Here’s some Thanksgiving holiday favorites from years past. 70s’ style reruns, if you will. May your celebrations be bountiful! A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (And Appreciating Our Pop Culture) Happy Thanksgiving, fellow … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Uriah Heep, ‘Stealin” (Live ’73)

A very happy Monday to you. As per usual, it’s time to pop a video in the Betamax. Here’s Uriah Heep performing “Stealin’” live in 1973. “Stealin’” appeared on Heep’s ’73 L.P., Sweet Freedom, and reached the Top 20 in … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Curtis Mayfield, ‘Freddie’s Dead’ (1973)

One of my favorite artists (of all-time, not just the 70s), Curtis Mayfield, can be found in the clip below performing “Freddie’s Dead” circa 1973. “Freddie’s Dead” appears on the Superfly soundtrack and was released as a single (July 1972) … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: ‘Cleopatra Jones’ (1973)

“She’s 6 feet 2″ of Dynamite!” 6′ 2″?! Wow! Cleopatra Jones originally appeared in the July, 1973 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Rad Ads: Ford LTD Trio (1978)

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