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Music For Monday: The Police, ‘So Lonely’ (Live, 1979)

It’s Monday, therefore, we watch The Police perform “So Lonely” live on German TV in early 1979. That’s today’s rule. “So Lonely” originally appeared on the band’s debut L.P., Outlandos d’Amour, in November of 1978. The song was released as … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: 70s Fashion – Sears & Woolite (1979)

“Sears – Where America shops.” Happy Sunday! We’ve got a pair of commercials on-tap in the ‘Disco today featuring a little late-70s fashion. First, a testimonial for Sears’ Junior Bazaar (produced in 1978, aired in January ’79). After that, a … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Schlitz Beer (1979)

“Don’t say beer, say bull!” Sunday is here and it’s time to cuddle up to another pair of vintage 1970s commercials. Here’s two spots for Schlitz beer that ran in January of 1979 (produced in ’78). First, you’ll find a … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Federal Express & La Pizzeria (1979)

“When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight.” Our 1979 weekend continues today with another pair of mind-tickling commercials. Firstly, we have a spot from a long-running series of ads from Federal Express (pre-FedEx days) featuring a “Pass the … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Computer Perfection & Sunkist (1979)

“In the world of electronic games it’s outstanding.” It’s 1979 this weekend! Here’s two commercials to get you in that late 70s mood. First up, a spot for Lakeside’s Computer Perfection electronic game with a family of Coneheads Domeheads. Following … Continue reading

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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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