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

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)

Strait, George
+ Ace in the Hole

the Alan Parsons Project
+ Eye in the Sky

Tozzi, Umberto
+ Gloria

U2
+ Where the Streets Have No Name

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

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