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70s Spots: Budweiser Champion Clydesdales (1976)

“Champion Clydesdale – symbolic of the King of Beers.” A pair of Budweiser commercials today, focused on the “proud tradition” of “Champion” Clydesdale horses. The spots aired in January of 1976 (probably produced in ’75). I’m fairly certain that’s Ed … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Wendy’s (Animated) & Hungry Bull Restaurants (1976)

“Where quality is our recipe.” A pair of chewable commercials today from 1976. First, an animated spot for a Wendy’s restaurant Grand Opening in Ohio. This’un aired in September of ’76. Second, a commercial for the Hungry Bull restaurant from … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Sanka Coffee (Robert Young) & Kawasaki Motorcycles (1976)

“Maybe it’s the coffee you should be drinking.” 1976 time! Here’s a Sanka decaf coffee spot starring Robert Young of Marcus Welby, M.D. and Father Knows Best fame. He’s not a coffee drinker, but he plays one on TV. Or … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ore Ida Vegetables & Roman Meal Bread (1976)

“…Because our potatoes taste so good.” Today, we’re setting the table for a nice meal circa 1976. First, let’s dish out some Ore Ida frozen vegetables; green beans, cauliflower, spinach, the works. After that, gobble up some Roman Meal bread … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Bay City Rollers, ‘Rock And Roll Love Letter’ (1976)

Jukebox junkies – it’s Music for Monday time! Let’s head over to Cherry Stereo and see what fine seventies disc is currently spinning. Today, it’s another group of Scottish heroes, the Bay City Rollers, performing “Rock And Roll Love Letter” … Continue reading

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70s Spots: McDonald’s Quarter Pounder & Big Mac Jingles (1975 & ’76)

“Two all-beef patties…” Two classic commercials for McDonald’s now. One from November 1975 featuring a crew of jostling football and Quarter Pounder fans. After that, fast-forward two months for a January 1976 spot for the Big Mac with an appearance … Continue reading

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