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Daily 70s Spot #391, 392: Kentucky Fried Chicken ‘Musicals’ (1975)

“Real goodness from the Colonel.” Time to enjoy two Kentucky Fried Chicken mini-musicals that aired in November of 1975. The Colonel told everyone to sing and dance…and they did with great abandon. In the first spot, which takes place in … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #389, 390: Tom T. Hall For Chevy (1975)

“Your money’s worth, mile after mile.” Here we have two country music-flavored commercials for Chevrolet. First, we find singer-songwriter, Tom T. Hall showing off the upcoming 1976 El Camino. After that, another country singer (who I can’t place and isn’t … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #388: Howard Cosell’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ Promo (1975)

“I can hardly wait…” Here’s a rare one. A November, 1975 ABC promo for Howard Cosell’s Saturday Night Live. NBC’s Saturday Night, which debuted in October ’75, didn’t change their show’s name to Saturday Night Live until Cosell’s variety show … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #387: Kawasaki Motorcycle (1975)

“Kawasaki lets the good times roll!” 1975 Week continues with a little burnt rubber, bright sunshine, and an ol’ swimmin’ hole. It’s all here in this Kawasaki motorcycle commercial featuring a first-time rider contemplating playing hooky from work. The spot … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #386: Ford Pinto With Herb Edelman & Arte Johnson (1975)

“Ford means value.” Here’s a nice Ford Pinto spot that’s chock full o’ 70s stars. The spokesperson is Herb Edelman (Big John, Little John), the cop is Allan Melvin (The Brady Bunch), and Arte Johnson (Laugh-In) appears in a bunny … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #385: Aqua Velva ‘Herbal & Musk’ (1975)

“There’s something about an Aqua Velva man.” Here’s a spot featuring two women (or, the same woman playing two roles?) singing about the virtues of Aqua Velva and fragrant-smelling men. It’s difficult to tell if this is for after shave … Continue reading

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