Tag Archives: 1976

70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Colt 45 With Redd Foxx & Billy Van (1976)

“A completely unique experience.” The winter holiday fun continues now with an awesome commercial rescued from obscurity by the ‘Disco. It’s Redd Foxx and Billy Van riding muscle cars and snow jumping for Colt 45. Oh, yes! The spot aired … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Plymouth Volaré Wagon (1976)

“Economy with comfort. Now you can find both.” Here’s super-smooth singer Sergio Franchi again with another stylish Plymouth Volaré commercial. This one takes a look at the Volaré wagon. The spot aired in January of 1976 and was produced in … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Plymouth Volaré ‘Comfort’ (1976)

“The new small car with the accent on comfort.” Here’s internationally-renowned singer Sergio Franchi presenting the new Plymouth Volaré. You remember these spots, don’t you? This one aired in January of 1976 (produced in ’75). “Volare! Woah-oh…” Plymouth Volaré ‘Comfort’ … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Miller Lite (Rosey Grier, 1976)

“When a man retires from football the worst thing he can do is let himself slow down…” Time for a few cans of Miller Lite with football great Rosey Grier (and friends). Lest we forget, Grier was famous in the … Continue reading

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70s Spots: IBM Selectric Typewriter (1976)

“The typewriter that also erases.” Ready for some mid-70s bleeding-edge technology? Behold the IBM Selectric typewriter! This beast erases mistakes without the need to remove paper or apply White-Out. Nifty. The commercial aired in January of 1976 and was produced … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Louis Armstrong’ Exxon (Bicentennial, 1976)

“The Spirit of Achievement is the Spirit of America.” Here’s a Bicentennial spot from Exxon featuring the great Louis Armstrong and his classic version of “What a Wonderful World.” The commercial aired in early January of 1976 and was produced … Continue reading

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