Jingles dominated the American advertising sector for a large portion of the mid to late 1900s. But now they’ve mostly become a relic of a bygone era. So what killed the jingle? Well, the demise is a result of both a shift in the advertising industry and a hit song by Michael Jackson.
Check out the colourful history of some of your most beloved jingles came to be and be no more!
There are tons of adverts with jingles. From Cheerio’s (Good goes around and around) Farmer’s Insurance (We are farmer’s…) and Safelight Auto Glass (safelight repair, safelight replace) to local advertisers in my market.