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Does anyone know of any script fonts that are noticeably "1970s"? I've used/tweaked "Creampuff" for my logotype, but I'm not happy with it...

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Here's a short list:
Kalligraphia
Jolly Roger
Harlow Solid
Bakery Script
Groovin'

...or maybe House Idustries package Street Van?

And here's a list from Identifont that you'll probably like...

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Thanks for your help - I think "Groovin'" will be a good base to start from...

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I'd love to see what you come up with, Liz.

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Groovin is noticeably "1960s".
Seymour Chwast's Artone logo (1964) is iconic for this "fat bottom" style.
The font is probably named after the Young Rascals song (1967).
However, although bell-bottom trousers/pants were invented in the 60s, their heyday was the early 70s.

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"Groovin" was a very 60s term that came out of the Haight hippie vernacular. The lettering was best seen in work known as Family Dog
http://www.wolfgangsvault.com/se/family-dog-series/FD.html

The early 70s was actually what most people remember as 60s look. The Beatles Rubber Soul album shows a glimpse of that fat bottom look. There was a great Art Nouveau influence as well.

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"Jump for Joy" lyrics, Duke Ellington, 1940;

Fare thee well land of cotton.
Cotton lisle is out of style,
Honey chile
Jump for Joy
Don't you grieve little Eve
All the hounds I do believe
have been killed
Ain't 'cha thrilled?
Jump for Joy
Have you seen pastures groovy?
Green pastures was just a technicolor movie
When you stomp up to heaven and you meet old Saint Pete
Tell that boy

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Nick,
That sure predates the Young Rascals :-)

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and in my opinion Nick its much groovier

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OK, Dan, You're Feelin' Groovy, da da, da,da,da,da,da...

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