Tag Archives: 70s Cars

70s Spots: ’80 Chevy Monte Carlo, Caprice & Impala (1979)

“We made it right for the ’80s.” It’s one of those “the eighties are approaching!” days here at the ‘Disco. Join in as we present two November 1979 Chevrolet commercials. First, the 1980 Chevy Mote Carlo is on display. After … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’74 Ford Torinos (Hugh Downs, 1973)

“The closer you look – they better we look.” Two spots for the Ford Torino Brougham now. First, Hugh Downs (still going strong at the age of 96 by the way) drives a carpool around Hollywood, CA. Second, a young … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Raid & Monroe Shocks ‘Indy 500’ (1975)

“The toughest Raid we’ve ever made.” Two spots from July of 1975 on display today. First, we have one for Raid bug spray. After that, Al Unser races the Indy 500 on Monroe Shocks. Raid Commercial (1975) Monroe Shocks ‘Indy … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Ford Pickup ‘Whistler’s Mother’ & Ford Granada ‘Wedding’ (1977)

“Far out!” 1977 Ford vehicles are rolling out with a dash of humor in today’s pair of commercials. First, we find “Whistler’s Mother” in command of the latest Ford pickup. Second, the Ford Granada’s resemblance to Mercedes and Cadillac causes … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Foster Grant Sunglasses (Johnny Bench) & Gabriel Shocks (Roger Miller, 1974)

“The looks, the lens – we’ve got it all.” Here’s two good celebrity spots from 1974 for your Saturday. First, we find Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame’r Johnny Bench for Foster Grant sunglasses. The commercial aired in October of ’74. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Hertz Rent-A-Car (Don Adams, 1971)

“Ever wondered why everybody doesn’t offer 32 different kinds of cars?” Two spots today for Hertz Rent-a-Car. First up, we find Don Adams (Get Smart) as a Hertz valet. John Erwin provides the voice heard over the loudspeaker. The commercial … Continue reading

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