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Re: Use of Songs in Advertising

On Thu, 19 Jan 1995, Tim Herrlinger wrote:

> Date: Thu, 19 Jan 1995 16:01:10 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Tim Herrlinger <herrling@lifesci.lscf.ucsb.edu>
> To: thewho@cisco.com
> Subject: Use of Songs in Advertising
>      Here in southern California, GTE Mobilenet was using The Who's "Going
> Mobile" to hawk cellular telephones.

They ran the same ad here in Texas.  I always sort of had it in the
back of my mind to record it for the archives, but never did.  The
thing _I_ think is odd is that I've heard 3-5 second bits of Pinball
Wizard and, I think, Amazing Journey going into commercials from pro
baseball games last summer (!)