Category Archives: Music

Authentic Beatle Wigs — 1964


“Dig this new cool party fad. It’s a gas!”

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Beatles Stuff — 1964


“Woolworth’s is your BEATLE headquarters.” Hurry — that wallpaper’s gonna go fast!

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Hammond Organs — 1967


One thing you can say about Charlie Riordan: that man digs “76 Trombones.” I mean really digs it.

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Hohner Harmonicas — 1967 (Al Hirt) (Christmas)

The perfect gift to give the children of your sworn enemies.



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General Electric Stereo Compacts — 1960


I love the look of this ad. That 1960 houseplant makes the ad for me and is the decorative cherry on the stereophonic sundae.

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Sony Pocket Radios — 1965

“For frugging and fugueing.” Bach n’ Roll! Great ad.

The “modern” excitable copy — with a surprising lack of exclamation marks — is below:



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Lester Grand Pianos and Betsy Ross Spinets — 1940

I bet Horowitz never used a Lester.

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RCA Victor High-Fidelity Tape Cartridge Recorder — 1962


 

That cassette is pretty big. I don’t think I’ve ever seen one of these.

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Webcor Stereophonic Tape Recorders — 1957


“You can feel — yes, even see the music.”

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General Electric Mini-Swinger Radio — 1969


“And dig this. You can swing it from your finger.” Dig? Dug.

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