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  • Popular Alka Seltzer Sir Speedy

    Alka Seltzer Sir Speedy

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    Alka Seltzer's Sir Speedy has been in and out of retirement so many times in his “career” First introduced as a print ad in women's magazines in 1952 By 1954 he was singing the “Plop plop, fizz, fizz oh what a relief it is”! After over 200 TV commercials

  • Popular Martin-Steinbrenner Miller Lite

    Martin-Steinbrenner Miller Lite

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    Billy Martin was hired and fired as the head coach of the New York Yankees by owner George Steinbrenner five times throughout Martin's career. Despite all the hiring and firing, usually in dramatic fashion in front of TV cameras, Steinbrenner had a fondne

  • Popular Tavares-Penny For Your Thoughts

    Tavares-Penny For Your Thoughts

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    A Penny For You Thoughts was the final hit (#33) to chart for the band Tavares in 1982. The song didn't even chart in Canada. The band comprised of five brothers who are descent of Cape Verdean. They were raised in Providence Rhode Island but later moved

  • Popular My Little Chickadee Trailer

    My Little Chickadee Trailer

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    My Little Chickadee was a western parody released by Universal Studios. You can see in this trailer that W.C. Fields and Mae West had reversed using their famous lines. Fields told West to “come up and see him some time” and West called Fields

  • Popular Mae West - Willie of the Valley

    Mae West - Willie of the Valley

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    Willie The Valley is from the western parody move My Little Chickadee. The movie was the one and only time Mae West and W.C. Fields appeared together in a movie. The song was written by Ben Oakland. The song is now available on streaming services like Spo

  • Popular 10cc - It Doesn't Matter At All - non-charted promo single of 1980

    10cc - It Doesn't Matter At All - non-charted promo single of 1980

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    It Does not Matter at All is a 10cc single . It comes from their album Look Hear? .The single is about a love, to which everyone seems to have comment; the singer continues. The picture with B-side From Rochdale to Ocho Rios was a flop. It did not make go

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  • 06:18 Popular 10cc - Run Away - promo film from 1982

    10cc - Run Away - promo film from 1982

    by Laurie Maitland Added 99 Views / 1 Likes

    Runaway is a 10cc single . It comes from their album Ten out of 10 . The single was only released in England.It is one of the songs written by Andrew Gold , Eric Stewart and Graham Gouldman in the period that it looked like Gold became the producer of the

  • Popular Life Cereal Mikey

    Life Cereal Mikey

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    Mikey was a played by John Gilchrist for Quaker Oat's Life cereal. The ad campaign was so successful it ran for 12 years starting in 1972. The ad won a Clio Award in 1974 and was rated number ten of the most remembered commercials by TV Guide. John Gilchr

  • Popular Goodbye To Love - The Carpenters

    Goodbye To Love - The Carpenters

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    Goodbye To Love was a hit song by The Carpenters in 1972 on their album A Song For You. It reached number seven on the Billboard Top 100. The Carpenters received hate mail and many adult contemporary radio stations refused to play the song because many fe

  • Popular 1963 Ford Fairlane Squire Commerical

    1963 Ford Fairlane Squire Commerical

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    The Ford Fairlane Squire was one of many station wagon styles offered by Ford through the years. The Fairlane Squire was built on the Fairlane body style. The Fairlane was a full size car from 1955 to 1961. This Squire wagon was built on a midsize body st

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