Posts Tagged ‘1970’

Old School NFL Television Intro

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

A television intro for CBS’ coverage of the 1970 NFC Divisional Playoff game between the Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys…yeah, Detroit! Found at YouTube from nycretroguy.

A television intro for NBC’s coverage of the National Football League, circa 1973. Found at YouTube from KNS1996DFS via David Brauer.

And here’s one for CBS from 1976. Found at YouTube from HollywoodDerek3.

Cat Stevens’ (Yusuf Islam) Tea For The Tillerman Video Album

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

Yusuf Islam, the man formerly known as (before the Peace Train left the station) . author for criticism of Islam, Stevens was a folk singer who wrote beautiful songs.

His best album, in my opinion, was Tea for the Tillerman, the songs upon which constituted the soundtrack to the wonderful movie . Here’s a video album I’ve compiled of every song on that album:

The songs are, in order:

  1. Where Do The Children Play?
  2. Hard Headed Woman
  3. Wild World
  4. Sad Lisa
  5. Miles From Nowhere
  6. But I Might Die Tonight
  7. Longer Boats
  8. Into White
  9. On The Road To Find Out
  10. Father And Son
  11. Tea For The Tillerman

Let It Be – Beatles Music Video

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

perform a four minute version of their classic, :

Kent State Shootings Video

Friday, May 4th, 2007

Today is the anniversary of the . The following is a three-minute documentary by Democracy Now about the Kent State killings:

Archival Footage of the Kent State Massacre

The following archival film shows the events leading up to and including the shootings at Kent State and the event’s aftermath. There is no sound.

These clips are in color:

Neil Young – Ohio – Live at Massey Hall

This, of course, is the famous song Neil Young wrote as a result of the Kent State shootings.

Tootsie Pop Commercial

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

My father’s hobby was entering contests and sweepstakes. He entered a lot of them and as a result won a lot of things as well, including a six wheel all-terrain vehicle that I, damn it, was too small to drive, and a dirt bike that, again, I was too small to drive.

During my childhood, my father encouraged myself and my siblings to do coloring contests, as well. At ten years old, I won an all-expenses paid trip for four to Disney World in Orlando as a result of one of those coloring contests. Seriously. The contest was the "?" contest, used to promote the lollipop, the one that has Tootsie Roll in the middle.

I think I won the contest because I was very creative with the notion of coloring between the lines; let’s just say I added a lot of decoration between the lines. This is the Tootsie Pop commercial that was running at the time: