Tag Archives: 1974

Saturday 70s Spots: Vanish & Calgon (1974)

“The birth of clean softness.” Commercial break! Today, returning from a long snooze on the couch, we’ve got a pair of vintage 1970s TV spots. Both aired in January of 1974 and were almost certainly produced in 1973. First up, … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Staple Singers, ‘Touch A Hand, Make A Friend’ (1974)

Happy Monday, good people of the free world. Here’s The Staple Singers singing “Touch A Hand, Make A Friend” on Soul Train in 1974. “Touch A Hand, Make A Friend” (written by Homer Banks, Raymond Jackson & Carl Hampton) originally … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Betty Wright, ‘Tonight Is The Night’ (1974)

Here’s the fantastic and underappreciated, Betty Wright performing “Tonight Is The Night” on Soul Train. The clip originally aired in 1974, possibly ’75 and the tune first appeared on Wright’s Danger – High Voltage L.P. Now, get into it. Betty … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Sam The Butcher For Liquid-Plumr (1973 & ’74)

“Liquid-Plumr has two fast-acting ingredients; one for grease, one for hair.” It’s been ages since we’ve enjoyed a few 70s Spots. Let me rectify! Here’s two commercials produced in 1973 for Liquid-Plumr. Both star Allan Melvin, best known to 70s … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Billy Paul, ‘Thanks For Saving My Life’ (1974)

“Thanks for saving my life. For picking me up, dusting me off.” It’s Monday, let the music commence! Here’s Billy Paul (best known for “Me And Mrs. Jones”) singing “Thanks For Saving My Life” in what appears to be a … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Carly Simon, ‘Hotcakes’ (1974)

“Carly’s new album is available now at record stores everywhere.” Carly Simon’s Hotcakes L.P. featured the hits; “Mockingbird” and “Haven’t Got Time For The Pain.” Daily 70s Ad #364: Carly Simon, ‘Hotcakes’ originally appeared in the February 04, 1974 issue … Continue reading

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