Accent on Bamboo by Tak Shindo [1960]

Big Band Standards With An Oriental Flavour
This weeks Sunday lounge listening is “Accent on Bamboo” by Tak Shindo, 1960.

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Bromo-Seltzer ~ Antacid Adverts [1940]

“The champ of headache remedies.”
These ads for Bromo-Seltzer antacid date from 1940, endorsed by various headache riddled celebrities of the time.

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Cocktails Anyone? by Bob Creash Quintet [1958]

“All-time favourites with a solid beat.”
This weeks Sunday Lounge Listening is “Cocktails Anyone?” by Bob Creash Quintet, 1958.

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Colgate ~ Toothpaste Adverts [1941]

“Husbands don’t TALK about it!”
These ad’s for Colgate toothpaste date from 1941. This style continued for several years.

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Colgate ~ Toothpaste Adverts [1942]

“If it’s kissing you’re missing, check up on your breath!”
These ad’s for Colgate toothpaste date from 1942. This style continued for several years.

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Dole ~ Fruit Adverts [1938] “Hawiian Pineapple” Illustrations by A.M. Cassandre

“Truly Hawaiian”
These three wonderful illustrated ads for Dole “Pineapple Juice” and “Pineapple Gems” were painted by A.M. Cassandre in 1938.

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Dole ~ Fruit Adverts [1945-1946] “Hawiian Pineapple” Illustrations by Lloyd Sexton

“Reflections on Hawaii’s Bounty”
These two illustrated ads for Dole “Pineapple Juice” and “Pineapple Slices” were painted by Lloyd Sexton in 1945-46.

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Eversharp Pens ~ Stationary Adverts [1943-1946]

“How would YOU answer the $64 question”
These ads for Eversharp pens and repeater pencils date from 1943-46.

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Fleischmann’s Yeast ~ Health Adverts [1939-1940]

“Drink it… to your health!”
These ads for Fleischmann’s Yeast date from 1939-40. It was advertised as a cure-all for just about everything!

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Fleischmann’s Yeast ~ Health Adverts [1941]

“You’ll like yeast this new way!”
These ads for Fleischmann’s Yeast date from 1941.

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Kleenex “Paper-Tique” ~ Craft Book [1971]

“A new art for today’s homemaker”
If having bold coloured toilet paper only in your bathroom wasn’t enough, Kleenex published a 36 page booklet in 1971 full of crazy crafts to spread around the home too.

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Category: Crafts
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Mennen ~ Baby Powder Adverts [1944]

“Mommy protects me with baby powder.”
These ads for Mennen baby powder are from 1944.

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Mennen ~ Shaving Adverts [1942-1944]

“For men in service – for men at home.”
This black, white and green ad campaign for Mennen shaving cream dates from 1942-44.

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Mennen ~ Shaving Adverts [1946-1947] Illustrations by Norman Mingo

“I like smooth men!”
These illustrated pin-up girl ads are for Mennen shaving cream and after shave (called “Skin Bracer”). They’re from 1946-47 and feature artwork by Norman Mingo.

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Movie Adverts [1940]

“The wonder picture of all time!”
These magazine ads for movies are all from 1940.

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Movie Adverts [1941]

“Love prize of the islands!”
These magazine ads for movies are all from 1941.

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Movie Adverts [1942]

“More than a musical…It’s marvellous!”
These magazine ads for movies are all from 1942.

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Mum ~ Deodorant Adverts [1945-1946]

“It isn’t your necklace they’ll notice, pet!”
These illustrated Mum deodorant adverts are from 1945-46.

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Northwestern School of Taxidermy ~ Adverts [1910-1953]

“For fun and profit!”
These ads for Northwestern School of Taxidermy date between 1910 and 1953. They are all from Popular Mechanics magazine.

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Old Gold ~ Cigarette Adverts [1948-1954]

“For a treat instead of treatment… light an Old Gold!”
These ads for Old Gold cigarettes date from 1948-54.

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Royal Crown Cola ~ Soda Adverts [1942-1948]

“RC tastes best!”
These full page colour ads for Royal Crown Cola date from 1942-48. Each ad featured well a known actress of the time and their current staring role.

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Royal Crown Cola ~ Soda Adverts [1943-1948]

“Best by taste test!”
These half-page, black, white and red ads for Royal Crown Cola date from 1943-48. Each ad featured well a known actress of the time and their current staring role.

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Seven-Up ~ Soda Adverts [1943-1945] “Fresh Up”

“Fresh Up!”
These Seven Up ads date from 1943-45 and feature photos of grinning floating heads.

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Seven-Up ~ Soda Adverts [1946] “Fresh Up” Illustrations

“Fresh up with Seven-Up!”
These Seven Up ads date from 1946. They continued in style from the previous year with the floating grinning heads, but also included cut-out illustrations posed with real bottles of soda.

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Ship ‘N Shore ~ Womenswear Adverts [1949-1950]

“Beauty on a budget…”
These ads for Ship ‘N Shore women’s fashions date from 1949-50.

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Simoniz ~ Car Maintenance Adverts [1937-1940]

“Makes cars stay beautiful!”
These ads for Simoniz car cleaner and polish are from 1937-40.

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Spam ~ Meat Adverts [1941]

“Cold or hot, Spam hits the spot!”
These ads for Spam, produced by the Hormel Food Company, date from 1941.

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Tareyton “Twosome” ~ Cigarette Adverts [1955-1956]

“The Tareyton Twosome”
This ad campaign for Tareyton cigarettes dates from 1955-56 and featured different sets of twins.

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Tareyton ~ Cigarette Adverts [1957]

“Mildness makes the difference.”
This ad campaign for Tareyton cigarettes dates from 1957.

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White Rock ~ Soft Drinks Adverts [1946] Illustrations by Slayton Underhill & Edwin Dahlberg

“Keeps you sparkling, too!”
These three illustrated ads for White Rock sparkling water date from 1946. They were illustrated by Slayton Underhill and Edwin Dahlberg.

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Women’s Fashion Shoot [1939] Spring Shoes

“Giddy colours, queer heels adorn the spring shoes!”
These women’s shoes are from Life magazine, April 1939. They were notable for “the queerest heels and brightest colours in years”.

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