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Talking About a Revolution

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Talking About a Revolution

A gallery of vintage tee relics from the company formerly known as Blue Ribbon Sports.


Shirt #9: Nike Beatles T-Shirt

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Tag: Blue

Era: 1984-88

Fact: In 1987 Nike came up with a tag line for promoting a new group of Nike Air shoes — “Revolution in Motion.” Nike and its ad agency wanted to use the Beatles’ classic 60s song, “Revolution” during the commercials, so they paid $500k for rights. But not to the Beatles though – to Michael Jackson who had purchased the Beatles music catalog in 1985.

Approximate Value: $1000

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