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Sunday, March 18th, 2018
40 Years Ago Today

Here's a commercial for the album "Disco Rocket" by K-Tel records.

Available at:
Arnold Drugs
Federals and
Harmony House.

This aired on March 19, 1978.

Disco Rocket (Commercial, 1978)

Here's a commercial for the album "Disco Rocket" by K-Tel records.

This aired on local Detroit TV on Sunday, March 19th 1978. (Not Chicago TV, but still cool!)

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Viewer Comments

Andrea True was also a successful porn star!! ;)
Comment posted by rivamarsh on Monday, March 29th 2010 at 11:07pm.

Yes. Yes she was. :-D Her more famous hit was "More, more, more".
Comment posted by Pete on Tuesday, March 30th 2010 at 9:32am.

Finally, an album with the original hits by the original stars! Yay!!
Comment posted by kevinp0 on Tuesday, March 30th 2010 at 12:45pm.

Yes. And not a sound-alike outfit called "The Original Stars." ;)
Comment posted by W.B. on Tuesday, March 30th 2010 at 5:36pm.

Disco Rocket? By the looks of that cover art, it's more like Disco Phallus.
Comment posted by T.K. on Tuesday, March 30th 2010 at 9:36pm.

I see what you mean, T.K., and that's all I am going to say about it. ;)
Comment posted by Loyal32fan on Tuesday, March 30th 2010 at 9:55pm.

Musicland is shown but not mentioned!
Comment posted by dth1971 on Wednesday, March 31st 2010 at 5:27pm.

Did Filmation do the DISCO ROCKET animation or not?
Comment posted by dth1971 on Wednesday, March 31st 2010 at 5:27pm.

the funny thing is, most of the stores at the end of the Ad are no longer around in Detroit:

Sears: still around.
Arnold Drugs: Folded into Perry Drugs and then merged into Rite Aid
Korvettes: Bankrupt.
Musicland: folded into FYE.
Wards: Bankrupt.
Woolworths: Bankrupt.
Sav-On: Part of Kroger.
Federals: Bankrupt.
Harmony House: Bankrupt.

Comment posted by cwf1701 on Wednesday, March 31st 2010 at 10:07pm.

I don't know if Filmation made this commercial, dth, but I understand what you are getting at. I remember Filmation fondly with cartoons like Fat Albert and He-Man.

I'm impressed that you were able to get all the info about the stores listed at the end of the commercial, cwf.

Comment posted by Loyal32fan on Wednesday, March 31st 2010 at 10:18pm.

Musicland was a sister chain to Sam Goody. But as you said, it was folded into what is now FYE.
Comment posted by BobAnthony on Thursday, April 1st 2010 at 6:40am.

Detroit is barely around in Detroit
Comment posted by afdave on Thursday, April 1st 2010 at 7:00am.

I was expecting Dave Thomas of "SCTV" to do his "Harvey K-Tel" character.And his high-pitched voice "Two albums:$6.99,Tape or cassette $8.99!!!!!"

Saw that SCTV special on Channel 11 yesterday,I love that show,still!

Comment posted by SoxOnTV44 on Friday, April 2nd 2010 at 7:13pm.

Was this sold as a package deal along with the Disco Body Shaper by any chance? Gotta love the late '70s.
Comment posted by Studio76Art on Thursday, January 20th 2011 at 6:34pm.

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