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1960s, 1970s, Retro Advertising • 7051 Views • Comments Off on In-Car Entertainment

Who’d have thought we’d be having unlikely bedfellows Brian Clough and Billy Preston in the same post? Make the most of it though because the odds are it won’t ever happen again.

Welcome to the dubious world of 1960s & 70s cars stereo adverts where double-entendres seem to be the name of the game and when it comes to men buying new music systems for their motors sex sells. Two questionable favourites are ‘Slot In..Sit Back..Turn On’ and the music machine that was so good looking they gave it the strap-line ‘Car Stare-E-Oh’. Does it get much better?


RCA Victor Stereo 8 Cartridge Tapes ad - 1965 Esquire

The Sound of the Future!  Aftermarket Car Tape Deck and Record Player Advert, Circa 1960-1965

'72 Pontiac Grand Ville - sound systems


Retro 70s Motoring #6: Cloughie's new car radio

Slot Hi-Fi 8-track Stereo

Bill Preston's Bentley and 8 Track Stereo

1969 Muntz Stereo


Motorola advert

General Motors Delco Car Stereo advert - 1969

Car Radio Madness!

larry grayson



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