bucket of chicken without a goatee'd old man and a black string tie in
sight. (Was that even legal?)
tender ... So tasty."
America's Hospitality Dish"
when independent restaurants served Kentucky Fried Chicken as a separate
menu item? Davis House had the rights for Birmingham.
In Huntsville, KFC locations were known for years as "Bergeron's Take-Homes"
speaking of "Colonels"......
convenient that Farm Bureau added a handy kiosk inside Eastwood Mall, which
they now owned!
a Farm Bureau radio spot from 1968,
none other than Joe Rumore.
This illustrates what a good and versatile announcer
he was -- in commercials like this, Joe's playing it straight ... you hear
none of the usual "howdy, neighbors" image he was famous for on his radio
shows. Unfortunately, there's an edit in the commercial, where that
part was taped over. At least we get that great jingle in its entirety
(which has the unmistakable sound of a Boutwell Studios production).
(MP3 format, size: approx. 757 kB)
Farm Bureau billboard, along 20th street just before
the climb up Red Mountain,
November 1969. (courtesy of Dixie Neon Co.)
07/03/2008 -- 650 PM EDT
(thanks to Merrill Thompson of Millbrook, Ala., who rolled
lots of tape on Montgomery radio in the late '60s and early '70s, and captured
the Farm Bureau commercial)
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