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misterlowercase
12-31-2016, 00:19
Not pipe related,
but instead something about the Edsel of the cigarette world.

Wills's Strand brand was a tremendous flop despite a massive advertising campaign.

Fickle tastes of the public,
who ever knows what'll stick and what'll slide?!?!?!?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjBHUQEiTPw

http://i.imgur.com/432tcLh.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/rqbjclG.jpg

Somewhat related,
depressingly...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H97rsjTx18U

The almighty American freakfolk psychedelic tribal funk or whatever band from Arizona,
the Sun City Girls,
released a 7" single in 1990 with a title playing on the old Strand tagline...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waXQaGkDpAA

I think they're brilliant and they are the makers of the strangest record that I own,
an oddity called "Napoleon and Josephine" which isn't music but spoken word with traffic sounds in the background, I used to always include snippets of it on mixtapes, but spun with the turntable off and done manually to slow the speech down and cause wobbly wavers in a trippy garbled sort of way,
fun stuff!
=D


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxNC4Y6HYJg

Am I the king of offtopic tangents or what?
LOL

RP McMurphy
12-31-2016, 13:05
That's like those cabbage or lettuce cigarettes, Triumph I believe they were called that came out in the late 60's or early 70's.
They thought they really had something till ya smoked one. I still remember kneeling over the porcelain goddess after a pack of'em.
Not saying his did that but, they too didn't last long on the market. And ya thought you were the only one.:wink: