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Just picked myself up from the floor having seen the latest Halifax advert - Howard (as I'm reliably informed ) singing Barry White's "everything" -

Anyone else like to nominate the best usage of soul music in tv adverts ?

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Just picked myself up from the floor having seen the latest Halifax advert  -  Howard (as I'm reliably informed ) singing Barry White's "everything" -

Anyone else like to nominate the best usage of soul music in tv adverts ?

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There's a car loan advert that uses sweetest feeling as background music.

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Just picked myself up from the floor having seen the latest Halifax advert  -  Howard (as I'm reliably informed ) singing Barry White's "everything" -

Anyone else like to nominate the best usage of soul music in tv adverts ?

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Still gotta be Rubin-You been away used to advertise Felix cat food. A long time back, but the first true northern i've ever heard for an advert. Nowadays they're all over the telly. :yes:

I'd like to nominate the Big Dollop on the Hellmans ad for the first true soulie dancer on telly. Some of his moves are very familiar. Everytime time he comes on my wife shouts, 'northern soul!' to taunt me... :angry:

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Just picked myself up from the floor having seen the latest Halifax advert  -  Howard (as I'm reliably informed ) singing Barry White's "everything" -

Anyone else like to nominate the best usage of soul music in tv adverts ?

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I must be going in the wrong Halifax then!!! He seems to be able to park his 'big' car outside the branch, takes me half an hour to find somewhere! (and I only have a fiesta!!) whistling.gif

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There's a good funky instro version of 'Comin' Home Baby' on a mobile phone ad at the mo that is quite good. And a recent land rover add featured a rock version of 'Have Love Will Travel' not realy my cup of tea tho.

I remember Neil Jones suggesting in an article some 'suitable tracks for some products. If I can find it I'll post it up but one that sticks in my mind was 'Baby Don't You Weep' as a tune for 'Tena Landy' whistling.gif

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There was that life assurance ad a couple of years back that used the backing track to Sam Fletcher - I'd Think It Over (minus the vocal). That certainly pricked my ears up as I was slouched in front of the telly after a hard day's graft!!

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You would think they would come up with an appropriate ad for talc wouldn't you -

'Not only good for baby's bums but for dance floors too!!' wink.gif

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You would think they would come up with an appropriate ad for talc wouldn't you -

'Not only good for baby's bums but for dance floors too!!' :thumbsup:

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With my talents, Im wasted in this job!! :thumbsup:wink.gif

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There was that life assurance ad a couple of years back that used the backing track to Sam Fletcher - I'd Think It Over (minus the vocal). That certainly pricked my ears up as I was slouched in front of the telly after a hard day's graft!!

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With my talents, Im wasted in this job!!  :thumbsup:   wink.gif

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What about a soul take on the police recruitment set of ads -

The line could be ..

If I was asked to dance to overplayed oldies in an ill fitting vest in a disused village hall with 3 grams of industrial drain cleaner inside me :

I DONT THINK I COULD

(PAUSE)

COULD YOU : (close)

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With my talents, Im wasted in this job!!  :thumbsup:   wink.gif

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Come to Russ Winstanleys Soul School

It's SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOUL MUCH FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY ! :thumbsup:

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There's a good funky instro version of 'Comin' Home Baby' on a mobile phone ad at the mo that is quite good. And a recent land rover add featured a rock version of 'Have Love Will Travel' not realy my cup of tea tho.

I remember Neil Jones suggesting in an article some 'suitable tracks for some products. If I can find it I'll post it up but one that sticks in my mind was 'Baby Don't You Weep' as a tune for 'Tena Landy'  wink.gif

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i thought the Land Rove rDiscovery advert was The Sonics

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Come to Russ Winstanleys Soul School

It's SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOUL MUCH FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY ! :thumbsup:

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Yes Please, will I be let in?! wink.gif

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Yes Please, will I be let in?!  wink.gif

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As long as you pass the basic introduction test !!

And to swear under oath to honour and obey the true one god - and to leave all your wordly possesions to

Mr R WINSTANLEY

c/o Wigan Casino

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As long as you pass the basic introduction test !!

And to swear under oath to honour and obey the true one god - and to leave all your wordly possesions to

Mr R WINSTANLEY

c/o Wigan Casino

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I havent got anything worth having! :thumbsup: Im doomed then! wink.gif Sounds like being married! :thumbsup:

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Garage punk brilliance wink.gif

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I agree.......I think I've heard it played in the Main Room at Plinston.....can TheBigO confirm?

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How could I forget this one.....on the B side is "Can I Get A Witness" :D

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i thought the Land Rove rDiscovery advert was The Sonics

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Magical!, this old mod has hairs on the back of his neck standing up after listening to that! whistling.gif

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On one edition of Wife Swap they played "Lover" by the DeLites at the end and on that Johnny Vegas/Dave Spikey thing they played "Take A Giant Step" by the Profiles. They even had the pause in the music written into the script so Spikey started talking and the music came back in to embarrass him.

Mind you they played "Ghost In My House" on the next instalment.

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You would think they would come up with an appropriate ad for talc wouldn't you -

'Not only good for baby's bums but for dance floors too!!' :huh:

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I remember when talc was frowned on and French Chalk was the "Real Thing" so to speak. Am I realy that old - whistling.gif

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