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Nov 6, 2007 08:05 AM

Beloved Food Jingles?

The mention of the Fig Newton song on a Fig Newtons thread prompted me to post this. I always liked this one:

Once upon a time there was an engineer
Choo Choo Charlie was his name, we hear.
He had an engine and he sure had fun
He used GOOD & PLENTY candy to make his train run.
Charlie says "Love my GOOD & PLENTY!"
Charlie says "Really rings my bell!"
Charlie says "Love my GOOD & PLENTY!"
Don't know any other candy that I love so well!

IIRC, the song then faded out with the words Good and Plenty, Good and Plenty.... sounding like chug-a-chug-a....

Dear god that is insidious.

Here's another one for Baltimorons:

Here’s a treat that is sunny For your Easter bunny, The creamiest candy that’s made. Mary Sue Easter eggs, Mary Sue Easter eggs, Brighten you Easter parade.

We have those Easter eggs, Mary Sue Easter eggs, People are making the switch. Cause’ using pure butter Makes Mary Sue better, And you never had it so rich.

Mary Sue Easter eggs, They’re the best Easter eggs Honey your money can buy. So sweet and delicious, So rich and nutritious, Give Mary Sue Candies a try.

Brighten your Easter parade Try Mary Sue Candies Today!

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  1. "The world looks mighty good to me, cause Tootsie Rolls are all I see
    Whatever it is I think I see, becomes a Tootsie Roll to me
    Tootsie Roll how I love your chocolatey chew
    Tootsie Roll I think I'm in love with you
    Whatever it is I think I see, becomes a Tootsie Roll to me."

    I love that song so much. Also their commercial for the Tootsie Roll Pop, which isn't technically a song, but still awesome:
    "Mr Owl, how many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll Pop?"
    "Let's see. One. TooHOOOO. Three. [chomp] Three."

    1. "When you eat your Smarties, do you eat the red ones last? Do you suck them very slowly, or crunch them very fast? Eat those candy-coated chocolates, but tell me when I ask, when you eat your Smarties, do you eat the red ones last?"

      1. N-E-S-T-L-E-S
        Nestle makes the very best... CHAWWWK-KOLAAHHT

        Honeycomb's big...big, big, big.
        It's not, no, no

        I also do love the "Tootsie Roll" and "Good and Plennty" jingles...even though I don't like either candy. I also hate the damn Oscar Myer jingle. I can't deal with those overly cutsie kids singing about their B-O-L-O-G-N-A.....

        1. Back in the '50s & '60s, there was a chain of butcher shops in the NYC/northern NJ region named Merkel Meats. They had a catchy radio jingle that went something like:

          Merkel meats are so good, good, good...
          Taste and quality understood...
          It's heard all over the neighborhood...
          A great big M-M-M-M for Merkel!

          Unfortunately, once the Federal inspectors figured out that some of Merkel's "beef" was actually horsemeat, the Merkel empire came crashing down fairly quickly. While this sounds like just another urban legend, I can assure you that it is accurate.

          1. Seems like there aren't many new food jingles - or maybe I just don't watch enough TV... but the song that goes with the demo on the "pancakes in a can" website is pretty catchy.