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Funshine Friday: ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ – ‘Fireworks’ (1976)

Happy Friday and happy 4th of July tomorrow! Have a safe and fun holiday. Here’s an episode of Schoolhouse Rock entitled, “Fireworks.” The segment originally ran in July of 1976. Schoolhouse Rock: ‘Fireworks,’ 1976 Previously on Funshine Friday: ‘The Most … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Adidas Sports Shoes (1976)

“Great from every angle!” A classic that stands the test of time. Adidas Sports Shoes originally appeared in the June, 1976 issue of Boy’s Life magazine. (Source: Boy’s Life) Previously on Rad Ads: Old Spice ‘Heart Belongs To Daddy’ (1970)

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Sunday 70s Spots: Ed McMahon For Ford (1976 & ’79)

“A Ford deal may be your best deal.” On this Father’s Day, let’s view a pair of celebrity-hosted spots for Ford. Firstly, Notre Dame coach, Ara Parseghian (and his wife, Katie) extoll the virtues of Ford wagons in February, 1976. … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: DePatie-Freleng’s ‘Misterjaw’ (1976)

Not to be confused with Jabberjaw, Depatie-Freleng’s Misterjaw was the other 70s cartoon attempting to ride the popularity coattails of Jaws. Misterjaw (voiced by Laugh-In‘s Arte Johnson) is a top-hatted, German-accented shark who attempts to catch Harry Halibut while accompanied … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Damned, ‘New Rose’ (1976)

On this edition of Music for Monday we have one of my all-time favorite bands, The Damned, playing the first punk rock single ever released in the UK, “New Rose.” “New Rose” was written by guitarist, Brian James and produced … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Fresh Horizons Bread & Campbell’s Soup (1976 & ’79)

The weekend’s here and it’s time to roll out the 1970s commercials! First up, we have a spot for Fresh Horizons Bread from November of 1976. It’s a bit unusual as it’s from ITT and features a Kabuki dancer. Yes, … Continue reading

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