There was worse hair in the 70s, but no worse pants.

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There was worse hair in the 70s, but no worse pants.

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Post by R.B.Phillips » 05 Mar 2019, 11:36

A picture I didn't know survived! Me with my beloved '71 Cyclone base model, my first car bought new and second Mercury overall. 1976, summer, Iowa City....

Only options were AM radio, power steering, and trim rings to go with the brushed aluminum hubcaps. Neatest thing to me was the appearance of the OEM Goodyear F70-14 tires.

1970s gold found in upstairs closet. Since I retired last month, I've been catching up.

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Nice pic. I was in IA too in the summer of '76. Of course I was 10, lol.
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Was that on the set of the Beastie Boys "Sabotage" video?

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Gyrhead wrote:
06 Mar 2019, 06:32
Was that on the set of the Beastie Boys "Sabotage" video?

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Post by R.B.Phillips » 06 Mar 2019, 16:53

(Expletive) "A" ! Being as ancient as I am, I had to go watch it. How did they know? They'd been watching me!!! LMFAO, chapter two!!!!!

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Post by badcatt » 06 Mar 2019, 17:25

R Code wrote:
06 Mar 2019, 14:32
Gyrhead wrote:
06 Mar 2019, 06:32
Was that on the set of the Beastie Boys "Sabotage" video?
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LMFAO :lol:
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After Adam's death and speculation on the meaning of the song. They revealed it was about their sound engineer screwing with the sound tracks. Damn engineers :naughty:
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Post by katnip302 » 24 Mar 2019, 07:35

Nice photo R.B... I used to sport the same aviator tinted lenses, and flair-leg jeans back in the 70's too. Memories. :)
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Post by Royce » 24 Mar 2019, 07:43

I had some yellow blue and white striped bell bottoms back then. I think my pants were worse! Thankfully if there were any photos they do not exist today.

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Post by Cgrhj50 » 03 Jul 2019, 04:26

Hah! I had those pants beat by a mile. In the late 60s early 70s I wore iridescent dayglo green bell bottoms. On days when I was in a particular mood, those pants would be combined with a contrasting dark maroon shirt. My Senior Yearbook Will read "I bequeath my Green pants to anyone who has the balls to wear them" Of course High School censors changed the word "balls" to a much tamer "guts". Memorable times.

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