Tag Archives: 1974

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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Saturday 70s Spots: Formula 409 (1973 & ’74)

“Just spray and wipe.” Today, in Commercialville, we have a pair of spots for Formula 409 spray cleaner. Firstly, a strange spot featuring Home Economic students turning into giant thumbs. After that, one with a toy train set and a … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Bachman-Turner Overdrive, ‘You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet’ (1974)

Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s Randy Bachman originally wrote “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” as a joke and was reluctant to release it as a single. Good thing he changed his mind, as the song shot to #1 on the US, Canadian, German, … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: ‘The Dodge Colt’ (1974)

“For a little car, it’s a lot of car.” What’ll it be? A Coupe or Sedan? ‘The Dodge Colt’ originally appeared in the June 03, 1974 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New York) Previously on Rad Ads: Jaguar E-Type … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Jaguar E-Type ‘Prowl Car’ (1974)

“Whether cruising on the highway or deftly stalking through twisting country roads, the Jaguar E-type dominates all it surveys.” From British Leyland. Jaguar E-Type ‘Prowl Car’ originally appeared in the June 03, 1974 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New … Continue reading

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