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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #375 on: December 20, 2012, 06:28:03 PM »
So this commercial for Guinness Black comes on: charming Irish guy with 2 babes getting into a cab. And he looks REALLY familiar... I finally realize it's the guy from Boardwalk Empire who plays the man with half a face. Wow.
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #376 on: December 27, 2012, 05:31:39 PM »
For Nicorette patches: "I just want to celebrate/anothyer day of... QUITTING!"

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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #377 on: December 31, 2012, 05:44:33 PM »
Now I've seen everything: Salt'n'Pepa's "Push it" for Chef Boy-Ar-Dee.
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #378 on: January 08, 2013, 09:20:18 AM »
Just heard that Progressive insurance commercial, with a singer that someone on FB described as sounding "like Taylor Dayne and MeatLoaf had a baby" -- damned if that isn't an on-the-nose description. Oy.
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #379 on: January 09, 2013, 09:24:30 PM »
For Ice Breakers, the gum, Vanilla Ice's "Ice Ice Baby".

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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #380 on: January 10, 2013, 07:37:30 AM »
For Ice Breakers, the gum, Vanilla Ice's "Ice Ice Baby".

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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #381 on: January 10, 2013, 09:46:19 AM »
Heard an ad that used the instrumental track from CCR's Down on the Corner as a bed, and damned if I can remember what it was for. Guess it wasn't that good an ad. :D
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« Reply #382 on: January 10, 2013, 09:58:17 AM »
Heard an ad that used the instrumental track from CCR's Down on the Corner as a bed, and damned if I can remember what it was for. Guess it wasn't that good an ad. :D

I mentioned it on the previous page: Walgreens. (their tagline is "At the corner of _________"; as in "at the corner of healthy & happy" or "... smart & thrifty" or fill-in-the-blank).
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #383 on: January 10, 2013, 11:15:23 AM »
Heard an ad that used the instrumental track from CCR's Down on the Corner as a bed, and damned if I can remember what it was for. Guess it wasn't that good an ad. :D

I mentioned it on the previous page: Walgreens. (their tagline is "At the corner of _________"; as in "at the corner of healthy & happy" or "... smart & thrifty" or fill-in-the-blank).

Yep, that'd be it!
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #384 on: January 12, 2013, 06:03:46 PM »
Human League's "Human" for Liberty Mutual Insurance.

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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #385 on: March 02, 2013, 06:46:35 PM »
is there anything Shaquille O'Neal WON'T do a commercial for?
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #386 on: March 03, 2013, 03:49:10 PM »
Me-TV has started showing vintage commercials: Petula Clark singing the praises of some car in the '60s; Rob & Laura Petrie washing dishes with Joy liquid.  Kinda cool.

ETA: apparently this is a regular thing on ME-TV but most affiliates sell local spots in place of the retro ads, so a lot of folks (including us in the SF Market) don't see them.  I guess KOFY's sales staff were asleep at the switch this month. I'd love to see more of them.
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #387 on: March 07, 2013, 08:03:05 AM »
Lance Bass is doing commercials for Miracle Whip. "This is Lance Bass, reminding you to keep an open mouth". Words fail me.
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #388 on: March 10, 2013, 07:00:49 PM »
TOP's "What is Hip?" for Amazon.
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Re: Music & Advertising: 'interesting' combinations
« Reply #389 on: March 27, 2013, 01:16:02 PM »
a Geico ad for their motorcycle insurance features "Midnight Rider". Uh -- *TWO* ABB members died on motorcycles, guys.
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