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70s Spots: JCPenney Plain Pockets Jeans & Lee Jeans (1977)

“The big difference between us and them is the pockets…and the price.” We’re visiting the Jean Genie of 1977 today. First, take in a spot for JCPenney showing off their Plain Pockets line. After that, a commercial for Lee Jeans … 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: Fruit Of The Loom Briefs & Playtex Bras (1978)

“Fruit makes the best pickin’s!” Today’s theme is “Underthings of 1978.” With that in mind, let’s enjoy a classic commercial for Fruit of the Loom briefs from August of ’78. You’ll recognize the fruit mascots and the “Granny” who stars … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Wembley Ties (1973) & Sears Shirts (Bob Griese, 1974)

“Wembley ties it all together.” Some super seventies fashion today featuring a number of recognizable faces. First, take in actors John Erwin and Ron Masak in a mildly funny Wembley ties commercial from December of 1973. After that, watch famed … Continue reading

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70s Spots: (70s Fashion) Arrow Casual Wear (1973)

“Colorful casual wear from the colorful shirt company.” In this Arrow shirts commercial we go all the way back to the 1920s for some fashionable history. The spot aired in December of 1973. If given a choice, I’d take 20s … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Levi’s Animated Classic (1971)

“His was the magic of Levi’s.” Here’s one of those great animated Levi’s jeans commercials, a series of which aired throughout the 1970s. This one, featuring a “Stranger” in the Old West theme, aired in December of 1971. These Levi’s … Continue reading

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