I know you've probably noticed this, too.  You're watching TV and a commercial comes on using one of your favorite classic rock songs.


I remember one pick up truck commercial years ago that used Bob Seger's "Like a Rock". I thought, how could Seger allow such a thing? But I guess I get it. I'm sure he was paid a handsome sum of cash for the use of his song. I remember the commercial using the song but I can't tell you which truck they were trying to get me to buy.

I can only guess which other songs will pop up in an ad.  maybe The Rolling Stones "Start Me Up" for a coffee commercial or Whitesnake's "Here I Go Again" for a laxative. How about Def Leppard's "Pour Some Sugar on Me" for a cereal commercial?  AC/DC's "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" for septic tank cleaner would be a good one.

The possibilities are endless. Just depends on who decides to lend their tunes to the advertising world.

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