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Rad Ads: Chevrolet ‘Camper’s Pickup’ (1970)

“During a long day’s drive, what you’ll savor most is that Chevrolet ride. And sweet it is.” Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’. Chevrolet ‘Camper’s Pickup’ originally appeared in the May, 1970 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously on Rad … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: ‘Join The Olivetti Girls’ (1972)

“Hey! If you work in an office and type on an electric typewriter, join us. Be an Olivetti Girl!” Yes, this is an ad for typewriters, adding machines and copiers. ‘Join The Olivetti Girls’ originally appeared in the April 17, … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Jack Wild, ‘Some Beautiful’ (1970)

“14 million. That’s a lot of anything, especially people…but that’s how many people tune in H.R. Pufnstuf every Saturday morning on the NBC-TV network to watch Jack Wild and his friends.” “Some Beautiful” appeared on 1970’s The Jack Wild Album. … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: American Motors’ Hornet Sportabout Wagon (1972)

“When you buy a 1972 Hornet Sportabout, you get the only wagon made in America that gives you sleek, racy looks, a rear lift gate and 60.8 cubic feet of cargo space.” Available in mustard yellow with a shaggy puppy … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Linda McCartney – ‘Linda’s Pictures’ (1977)

“The best of her camera work from The Beatles to Jimi Hendrix, The Rolling Stones, Dylan and McCartney.” Linda Eastman’s Kodak Moments. Linda McCartney – ‘Linda’s Pictures’ originally appeared in the Feb./Mar., 1977 issue of Mother Jones magazine. (Source: Mother … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: James Brown, ‘Funky Drummer’ (1970)

“Red hot new instrumental single…” “Funky Drummer Part 1 And Part 2” was recorded in November of 1969 and released in March of 1970. The drumbeat Clyde Stubblefield plays on this record has been sampled uncountable times in modern music. … Continue reading

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