Something about radio intro announcements, commercials, PSA's, and jingles bring back memories and some listeners have reported that they have sung along with a jingle that they haven't heard in 60 years. That's the power of advertisements.
Theme songs such as "The William Tell Overture" immediately conjure in your mind's eye the radio show The Lone Ranger. Some shows had memorable music and catch phrases such as Dragnet with "Danger Ahead" music "The story you are about to hear is true, only the names have been changed."
|Snap up these snappy commercials, and you'll truly be convinced to "make Jello for your own family, yum, yum, yum," "use Ajax the foaming cleanser (bum bum bum bum bum)," and buy "Nabisco, N-A-B-I-S-C-O, it's the name to know."
|A Public Service Announcement (PSA) is defined as a message in the public interest which is disseminated through the media free of charge, with the objective of raising awareness of issues.
|Christmas Eve, 1924, a male vocal quartet began singing the "Have You Tried Wheaties?" gave the product a huge boost in the market leading to other companies creating jingles for their products.