Tag Archives: Soft Drinks

70s Spots: Coke (‘Mean’ Joe Greene) & Pepsi ‘Disney Parks’ (1979)

“Hey, kid! Catch!” Here’s an iconic ad I’m happy to finally have on the ol’ YouTube channel. “Mean” Joe Greene for Coca-Cola. The spot aired in October of 1979, became an advertising classic and one of the best-known spots of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: 7-Up ‘Undo It’ & Coca-Cola (1978)

“The only way to do it – is undo it!” A pair of consumable commercials are available today. First, we have a spot for 7-Up featuring a caterer and a construction site. Second, a Coca-Cola spot featuring a first love … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Have A Pepsi Day’ (1978)

“Have a Pepsi day!” We’re opening two bottles of pop on this fine afternoon. Both of the Pepsi commercials on display here aired in September of 1978. The first features a family birthday party, the second, a catamaran sailing outing. … 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: Mountain Dew ‘Bear Attack’ & Luzianna Tea (Burl Ives, 1979)

“Tough & Light.” Happy April Fool’s! I don’t have any leg-pulling jokes for you – but I do have a pair of refreshing spots that you can drink down. First, a commercial for Mountain Dew featuring a very mild bear … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Pepsi ‘The Boss’ & Pabst Blue Ribbon ‘Elephant’ (1977)

“If you pour a lot of Pepsi – bring home The Boss.” Two liquid refreshment spots on the counter today. One for Pepsi Cola showing off the 64 ounce bottle known as “The Boss.” Funny, in these days of overindulgence, … Continue reading

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