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Yesterday’s loners and oddballs have become today’s cult heroes and commercial soundtracks. For proof, just visit my local coffeehouse, where I can introduce you to a bunch of twenty-two-year-olds who groove daily to the music of the late English folk poet Nick Drake. Credit that to a Volkswagen commercial using ‘Pink Moon,’ an ominous song that Drake recorded near the end of his short life. It should have been on the radio thirty years ago, but now it’s in the hearts of people who weren’t even born when it was recorded. And I’m proud to be driving a Volkswagen.
—  Brett Milano, Vinyl Junkies

1971 VW Ad, ‘Campmobile’ by Classic Film
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Vintage Volkswagen magazine advertisement, 1971 Tagline: “Get this station wagon free with every VW Campmobile.” Published in Life magazine, Jun 11, 1971 - Vol. 70, No. 22 Fair use/no known copyright. If you use this photo, please provide attribution credit; not for commercial use (see Creative Commons license).