Those were the words uttered by Don Draper on this week’s Mad Men episode based around the year 1966. And as I’m sure you know, it mattered to kids instantly but it took Madison Avenue about ten years to realize it. Once they found out though they have never let go. Most artists are willing to follow that dollar. Here are a few of my favorites.
The first one I could find (and also referenced in Mad Men) are The Rolling Stones singing for Rice Krispies:
Coca-Cola has had some classic commercials like Tom Jones and Jan and Dean
Here’s a psychedelic version of shiling for Coca-Cola by The Moody Blues
And of course in the 80′s Pepsi stepped up. Here’s Don Johnson and Glenn Frey sporting a questionable moustache.
Here’s KISS doing what they do best. Sell products.
Here’s a short list of artist you would think would never do commercials.
|Bob Dylan Victoria\’s Secret commercial|
And here’s the one pulled recently pulled by Burger King because apparently African-Americans are no longer allowed to sell chicken.
All I know is celebrity endorsements are going to be around as long as there are Super Bowls to watch.