Jingles

Advertising jingles. Which ones stick in your head? I have that annoying 1877 Kars for Kids one stuck in my head today. My kids remember commercials from Montreal – with the right phone numbers – Monsieur Renove, 274 1159. I can bet you my mother remembers commercials (or adverts as we call them) from back when she was younger.

What commercials stick in your head and why – is it the jingle or the product or the cute baby advertising it?

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  1. lady lock and load says:

    Two all beef patties special sauce lettuce cheese pickles onions on a sesame bun. was that mc donalds?

  2. Risa says:

    I am on my way to bed and saw this come up. One of my earlies memories is of a jingle that went like this:
    Melrose – five – five- three – hundred. (a telephone number).
    I have no recollection what they were selling :-o)

  3. batya from NJ says:

    when i used to live in monsey b/f i moved to montreal in ’76, i remember the “look for the union label” jingle & some others that escape me at the moment. interestingly, i can’t recall any jingles from my time in montreal…

  4. Miriyummy says:

    Do you know exactly how to eat an Oreo? Well, to do it, you unscrew it, very fast! Because a kid’ll eat the middle of an Oreo first, and save the chocolate cookie outside for last!

  5. Proudmommy says:

    I am stuck on BandAid cuz BandAid stuck on me!

    Thanks for that one, Barry Manilow :)

  6. LP says:

    I drive my son crazy singing that 1-877- Kars for Kids jingle…lol. Also the Optimum Triple Play commercial: 877-393-4448

  7. abcd123 says:

    go ooorah!!!!!!!!!!

  8. J says:

    the one that springs instantly to mind is the chimpanzees advertising PG tips tea.

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