Archive for showmanship

Sammy Davis Jr. for Alka-Seltzer (1978)

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on December 14, 2009 by All Conference Vintage

Poor Candy Man!  He must have had a difficult time securing celebrity endorsements in 1978- a few years before a career revitalizing appearance in the Shakespearean tragedy uh “Cannonball Run” but sheesh!  This is a stretch.  The copy and idea is all wrong!  Where’s the candy?  And wasn’t Sammy Jewish?

Yes I Can: The Story of Sammy Davis, Jr.“>

Roky Erickson "The Creature with the Atom Brain" 1980

Posted in American music, lost souls, philosophy, playlist, religion, showmanship with tags , , , , on May 21, 2009 by All Conference Vintage