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Old 06-04-2003, 08:59 AM
astro astro is offline
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What pop star wrote the "I am stuck on bandaids Cause bandaids stuck on me" jingle?

This is apparently one of the most successful and long lasting jingles in modern ad history. A friend was teasing me the other day with the "fact" that the author is/was a famous pop superstar, but wouldn't tell me who it was.

Does anyone know?
Old 06-04-2003, 09:05 AM
plnnr plnnr is offline
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It sounds suspiciously like Barry Manilow, who wrote a whole slew of jingles (including "You deserve a break today..." for MacDonalds).
Old 06-04-2003, 09:06 AM
Zebra Zebra is offline
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Barry Manilow

He wrote many jingles from 'I'm a Pepper' to 'You deserve a break today'. He used to do a jingle medly in his act.
Old 06-04-2003, 09:08 AM
DeVena DeVena is offline
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Barry Manilow
Old 06-04-2003, 09:11 AM
Zebra Zebra is offline
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DAMN YOU plnnr!!!!!!

On a live album of his there is a track of the medley.
Old 06-04-2003, 10:49 AM
Ellen Cherry Ellen Cherry is offline
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"Just like a good neighbor, State Farm is there" is also Barry.

I have the live album.
Old 06-04-2003, 02:06 PM
Achernar Achernar is offline
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Presumably in order to protect their trademark, they changed "Band-Aid" to "Band-Aid brand" at one point. "I am stuck on Band-Aid brand, 'cause they are stuck on me!" They managed to cram in an extra syllable just fine without ruining the cadence, but I don't know how it will work when it gets to be, "I am stuck on Johnson & Johnson Band-Aid (registered trademark) brand adhesive bandages..."
Old 06-04-2003, 03:29 PM
Sofa King Sofa King is offline
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[Making a mark in SK's book of People Who Have Committed Crimes Against Humanity]

Mmm, hmm.


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