Tag Archives: 1974

70s Spots: ’74 Ford Torinos (Hugh Downs, 1973)

“The closer you look – they better we look.” Two spots for the Ford Torino Brougham now. First, Hugh Downs (still going strong at the age of 96 by the way) drives a carpool around Hollywood, CA. Second, a young … Continue reading

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70s Spots: GE Clock Radio (Sammy Davis Jr.) & Ultra Ban 5000 (1974)

“Dig the buttons!” Another hip and happening spot for General Electric today featuring Sammy Davis Jr.. This one features the latest in digital clock radios and aired in November of 1974. Who knew Sammy was so into electronics design and … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Foster Grant Sunglasses (Johnny Bench) & Gabriel Shocks (Roger Miller, 1974)

“The looks, the lens – we’ve got it all.” Here’s two good celebrity spots from 1974 for your Saturday. First, we find Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame’r Johnny Bench for Foster Grant sunglasses. The commercial aired in October of ’74. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Chevy Nova & Monza (1974)

“Dramatic new look.” Chevy takes over the ‘Disco today with two commercials for the upcoming 1975 models. First, we have the latest Chevy Nova in a spot from November of 1974. After that, we uncover the new Chevy Monza 2+2 … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Laurence Olivier For Polaroid (1973 & ’74)

“Photographs seemingly as real as life itself.” In the early 1970s, one of the world’s greatest actors signed on to star in a series of US-only commercials for the Polaroid SX-70 Land Camera. Here now, are two of those spots … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Nazareth, ‘Love Hurts’ (1974)

Music for Monday time! Let’s visit with Cherry Stereo and see what seventies tune the DJ has got spinning. Today, it’s Scotland’s finest, Nazareth, performing their worldwide smasheroonie, “Love Hurts” on Dutch TV in 1974. Have a look & listen! … Continue reading

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