What a way to celebrate America’s Bicentennial.
Fun fact: Billboard’s #1 song on the Hot 100 around the time of this ad?
Starland Vocal Band’s “Afternoon Delight”.
Another fun fact: Radio Shack sold blank 8-track tapes until 1990.
The ad copy:
If music be the food of love, it pays to have a Loudmouth.
Portable 8-Track Player
For tender moments, speak softly, but carry a Loudmouth. General Electric engineered this power sound 8-track cartridge player to give you a nifty combination of big sound with super mobility. You get a two-speaker system, a singalong/PA mike, an optional car/boat adapter.
There’s also automatic channel advance and tone control. Treble Red, Bass Blue or Gunmetal Gray. With adjustable shoulder/carry strap. And if you want big sound, super mobility, plus an FM/AM radio, ask to see GE’s SHOWOFF.
General Electric (GE)
Audio Electronics Products Department Syracuse, N.Y. 13201