Music, Advertisements, and Miscellany

In this section of the blog, I analyze music, ads, and PSAs – and perhaps other things as well. This is where the random blog posts live.

Public Service Announcements:

Anti-drug “I learned it by watching you!” PSA (1987)

Arbor Day PSA

It’s 10PM, Do You Know Where Your Children Are?

Saved by the Bell PSA

Your Brain on Drugs PSA (1987)

Advertisements:

Anheuser-Busch: Whassup Ad (1999)

Barbasol Ad

Campbell’s Soup Advert (1993)

Grey Poupon Ad Campaign (1981)

Macintosh Advertisement

McDonald’s Advertisement

Mentos Advertisement

Pace Picante Sauce Ad (1992)

Songs from the Radio:

A-ha
+ Take On Me

Brooks, Garth
+ The River

Charles, Ray
+ Seven Spanish Angels (w/ Willie Nelson)

Collins, Phil
+ In the Air Tonight

Denver, John
+ Take Me Home, Country Roads

Lindeman, Edith (with Carl Stutz)
+ Red Headed Stranger

Nena
+ 99 Luftballons

Parr, John
+ St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion)

Queen
+ Another One Bites the Dust
+ Under Pressure (with David Bowie)

Simon & Garfunkel
+ The Sound of Silence

Strait, George
+ Ace in the Hole

the Alan Parsons Project
+ Eye in the Sky

The Who
+ Won’t Get Fooled Again

Tozzi, Umberto
+ Gloria

U2
+ Where the Streets Have No Name

Williams, Hank Jr.
+ A Country Boy Can Survive

Classical Music:

Barber, Samuel
+ Adagio for Strings

Gerschwin, George
+ Rhapsody in Blue

From the Church Hymnal:

Boberg, Carl
+ How Great Thou Art

Crossman, Samuel
+ My Song Is Love Unknown

Forgaill, Dallán (translated by Mary Elizabeth Byrne, made into verse by  Eleanor Hull)
+ Be Thou My Vision (OLD IRISH: ROP TÚ MO BAILE OR ROB TÚ MO BHOILE)

Ken, Thomas
+ Doxology

Newton, John
+ Amazing Grace

Spafford, Horatio AND Philip Bliss
+ It Is Well With My Soul

Wesley, Charles (with George Whitefield, William Hayman Cummings, and Felix Mendelssohn)
+ Hark! The Herald Angels Sing