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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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70s Spots: Xerox Automatic Typewriters (1976 & ’77)

“The automatic typewriter that’s twice as fast.” Watch as Xerox goes from producing an “automatic typewriter” (not quite a word processor) in January 1976 to the “Display Typing System” (definitely a word processor) in November 1977. What will them fancy … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Trailways Bus (Claude Akins) & Speed Stick (1976)

“Until you test-ride a Trailways – you’ll never know what the best bus is.” Here’s Claude “Sheriff Lobo” Akins for Trailways bus lines. When this man speaks, you can’t help but pay attention. After Mr. Akins, we have a Mennen … Continue reading

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70s Spots: H. Salt Fish & Chips & Ponderosa Restaurants (1976)

“You sure know your fish!” How goes your weekend? Is it time for lunch or dinner? If so, might I suggest a visit to either H. Salt Fish & Chips or the Ponderosa? Watch these two spots from January of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Adventures Of The Wilderness Family’ & ‘Goodbye Norma Jean’ (1976)

“The best motion picture you will see this year.” Well, it’s all subjective, I guess. On the projector today, we have two lesser-remembered movies and their TV promos. First, The Adventures of the Wilderness Family. After that, a story of … Continue reading

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