FLASHBACK – The Grooviest Day on Olvera Street

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
Scopitone film of Tijuana Taxi (filmed on Olvera Street circa 1966)

[youtube width=”590″ height=”420″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPalYwLyEvw[/youtube] tacobelltaxi This video was filmed specifically to be shown on a Scopitone machine, an early video jukebox which could be found in bars throughout the world in the 60s (and disappeared by the 70s). To see more great Scopitone films, there are plenty online. (Here’s my other current favorite… it’s like watching someone sing the story of my life. Sigh.)

P.S. – Be sure to click on and enlarge the little album cover image above right. Remember when the Taco Bell sign was a sleeping Mexican wearing a hat? Ha!

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2 Responses to “FLASHBACK – The Grooviest Day on Olvera Street”

  1. Culver says:

    Pre M-TV music film (NOT video)!

  2. linda says:

    And there was a bell in the top of the building…..in the facade.

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