Tag Archives: 1974

Saturday 70s Spots: Xerox Meets ‘The Jeffersons’ (1975)

“You can count on it for making copies…if not commercials.” Today, we’ve got a pair of Xerox commercials that aired in January of 1975 and were produced a bit earlier in 1974. The first spot stars Franklin Cover, who later … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: 70s Fashion – Cotton Fabrics (1975)

“When you’re looking for comfort, look for the sign of cotton.” Here’s two commercials espousing the virtues of cotton fabrics from the cotton industry. These were part of a long-running series of ads. First, a spot featuring a female spokesperson … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Halls ‘Vapor Action’ & Vicks (1973 & ’74)

“When you have a cold, get Halls Mentho Lyptus with Vapor Action!” Hall & Vicks, wasn’t that a 70s band? Maybe not, but if you’re feeling a bit under the weather you may find extra interest in today’s pair of … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Honda Motorcycles & McDonald’s (1975)

“Good things happen on a Honda.” Having a nice, lazy Sunday? 1975 weekend continues now with another pair of commercials from the year. First up, a fun spot for the Honda 360 with a bank robber theme. Following that, a … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Pat Morita & Jamie Farr For Dodge (1975)

“Hey, Charger!” Commercial time for a holiday weekend! It’s 1975 (just because) and we’ll start things off with two spots for Dodge Charger. First up, we find Pat Morita (not yet co-starring in Happy Days) making an appearance. After that, … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Rubettes, ‘Sugar Baby Love’ (1974)

The Rubettes debut single, “Sugar Baby Love,” went to the very top of the UK charts and made a respectable dent in the US Top 40, nestling in at #30 in early 1974. I don’t know if I’d ever heard … Continue reading

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