Both of my sisters went through an abbreviated country-style period in their youths. It was probably inspired by the movies and TV shows that glamorized mechanical bull-riding and imposing belt buckles. I think Jordache was right on the cutting edge of this trend and I am pretty sure I remember seeing this commercial as a kid (and the jeans on my sisters).
Neither the music or the fashion mattered to me. What grabbed my attention was the flimsy amount of padding around this bull.
Does a statistic exist for how many people were injured on mechanical bull in poorly regulated bars and saloons in the 1970s and 1980s? I can’t help but think that the number must be high.
Latest posts by The Retroist (see all)
- Absolutely Annie Clothing from Sears - March 24, 2017
- The Pointer Sisters sing Neutron Dance at Disneyland’s 30th Anniversary - March 23, 2017
- You get a creepy warning when you play a Sega CD as audio - March 22, 2017