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70s Spots: Kentucky Fried Chicken ‘BBQ Twang’ (1976)

“It gives ya some tasty twang!” Back when KFC was still known as Kentucky Fried Chicken they fired up a newfangled barbeque-style flavor. Ooowee, it shore was twangy! The spot below aired 40 years ago, in July of 1976. *Update: … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’77 Ford Pinto (1976)

“America’s best-selling small car last year is an even better idea for ’77.” Happy Friday! Here’s a perky spot for the 1977 Ford Pinto that aired in December of 1976. Go on, ride the Pony! ’77 Ford Pinto Commercial, 1976 … Continue reading

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70s Spots: M&M’s Candies Man (1976)

“The milk chocolate melts in your mouth…not in your hand.” Now here’s a good one. It’s the M&M’s Candies Man singing a version of “The Candy Man” and prancing around San Francisco with a pack of kids. The spot aired … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #552: Magnavox TV W/ Built-In Odyssey Game (1976)

“Quality in every detail.” Here’s a commercial for a Magnavox TV with the Odyssey video game system’s Pong built right in. Just one touch is all it takes and you’re immersed in a world of stunning tennis-like competition. The spot … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #547: Hamilton Beach Double Mac (Joe Namath, 1976)

“Just about anything you want to cook you can cook double-quick.” This weekend, why not pull out the ol’ Hamilton Beach Double Mac and cook up something twice as fast as normal. Joe Namath thinks it’s the bee’s knees. The … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #542, 543: Boeing Jetliner Vacations (1976)

“Getting people together.” We’ll finish off 1976 Week with two humorous spots from Boeing. In the first commercial, romantic hideaways are encouraged. In the second, flying to warm, blue waters is encouraged…on a Boeing Jetliner, of course. Boeing Jetliner ‘Romance’ … Continue reading

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