Tag Archives: 1974

Daily 70s Ad: British Leyland’s Austin Marina (1974)

(Click to enlarge) “$2,899…the tough economy car from British Leyland.” From the makers of MGB, Jaguar, Triumph and Land Rover. Daily 70s Ad #220: British Leyland’s Austin Marina originally appeared in the August, 1974 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: New York Dolls ‘Too Much, Too Soon’ (1974)

(Click to enlarge) “Featuring: ‘Stranded in the Jungle.’” A cool one for the New York Dolls second L.P., released May 10, 1974 . Daily 70s Ad #207: New York Dolls ‘Too Much, Too Soon’ originally appeared in the June 22, … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Elton John ‘Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me’ (1974)

(Click to enlarge) “A single from his forthcoming album.” Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s tune reached #2 on the US charts and #16 in the UK. Daily 70s Ad #195: Elton John ‘Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me’ … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Volvo ‘Steel Cage’ (1974)

(Click to enlarge) “To protect the passengers even further, Volvo surrounds them with a steel cage.” I drove a green 70s Volvo much like this in the late 80s. Thankfully, I never had to test its steel integrity. Daily 70s … Continue reading

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James Garner In ‘The Rockford Files’ (1974)

Sad news this morning that actor James Garner died Saturday at the age of 86. Therefore, we interrupt our usual programming for a quick look back at the intro for The Rockford Files. The Rockford Files starred James Garner as … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Seagram’s Red Baron (1974)

(Click to enlarge) “THE RED BARON. Orange juice, grenadine and lime.” Dapper! Daily 70s Ad #189: Seagram’s Red Baron originally appeared in the June 17, 1974 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New York) Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Hughes … Continue reading

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