Tag Archives: 1975

70s Spots: Converse All Star ‘Basketball Poem’ (1975)

“You’re the greatest – and that’s no jive…” Ladies and Gentlemen, we now present the B Street Five for Converse All Star basketball shoes! The commercial aired in May of 1975…and that’s no jive. Converse All Star ‘Basketball Poem’ Commercial, … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #550, 551: Texaco ‘Rough Roads’ & ‘Oil Wells’ (1975)

“Texaco understands what rough roads can do to tires and shock absorbers…” To finish off this week of commercials, we have two for Texaco. First up, a focus on rough road conditions and other vehicle wear and tear. After that, … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #548, 549: Chevy Chevelle & Vega Wagon (1974)

“Chevrolet makes sense for America.” Here we have two commercials for Chevy touting great gas mileage and affordable pricing. First, one for the ’75 Chevelle. Second, one for the Vega Wagon. Both spots aired on the last day of 1974. … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #546: Western Union Mailgram (1975)

“Mailgram. Impact of a telegram at a fraction of the cost.” Here’s an old timey spot for Western Union’s fancy schmancy Mailgram messaging service. The commercial aired in May of 1975. Kids today with their texting and internets! In my … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #497, 498: Ford Mustang & Goodyear (1975, ’76)

“What’s America’s best-selling small luxury car? Ford Mustang II!” Happy weekend! On Saturday and Sunday, we double the commercial fun here at the ‘Disco. So, here’s two vehicle-related spots. First, one for Ford Mustang II starring James Hampton and John … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #490, 491: Animated Insurance (1975)

“Is that what’s troubling you, Bunky?” Happy lazy Sunday. Today, we’re finishing up 1975 Week with two animated insurance commercials. First, a spot from Allstate. Second, one for Independent Insurance Agents featuring the voice of comedian, Eddie Lawrence and his … Continue reading

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