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70s Spots: Pabst ‘First Flight’ (1972) & Budweiser ‘Basketball’ (1973)

“First of the great Milwaukee Brewers.” Rolling out a pair of beer spots now. First up, a commercial for Pabst Blue Ribbon with a turn-of-the-century, first flight theme. This one aired in November of 1972. Second, a Budweiser backyard basketball … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Stroh’s & Olympia Beer (1971 & ’72)

“From one beer lover to another.” Time to tap into a pair of early Seventies beer commercials. First, we have a sultry spot for Stroh’s from November of 1972. After that, one for Olympia beer from January of ’71 (produced … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Pepsi Light & Schlitz ‘Clambake’ (1976)

“Lemony taste in. Half the calories out.” Raise your hand if you remember Pepsi Light! Well, I sure do. Here’s a spot for the soft drink from January 1976 (produced in 1975). While researching this a bit I was unable … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Piels Real Draft Beer & Miller High Life (1970)

“For a taste of the good ol’ days.” Two al key hall spots from the start of the decade today. First, we have a nifty December 1970 Piels Real Draft beer commercial featuring an old timey political speech. After that, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: James Coburn For Schlitz Light (1977)

“The only Light beer with Gusto.” Actor James Coburn donned Western finery for a series of Schlitz Light beer commercials in the late seventies. I’m pleased to present a pair of these spots for you today from October and November … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Budweiser Champion Clydesdales (1976)

“Champion Clydesdale – symbolic of the King of Beers.” A pair of Budweiser commercials today, focused on the “proud tradition” of “Champion” Clydesdale horses. The spots aired in January of 1976 (probably produced in ’75). I’m fairly certain that’s Ed … Continue reading

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