History Main / RepurposedPopSong

11th Sep '16 7:57:07 AM twilicorn
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** It was also repurpoused for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_8mM0wwhuU a Meet The Robinsons policy trailer]].

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** It was also repurpoused repurposed for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_8mM0wwhuU a Meet The Robinsons policy trailer]].this]] NoTalkingOrPhonesWarning PSA that tied in with the original release of ''Disney/MeetTheRobinsons''.
11th Sep '16 7:50:24 AM twilicorn
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** It was also modified for use in a 1990 commercial for Royal Caribbean's "Carnival" cruise ship.



* A fictional example. Greg from ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' became a multi-millionare due to his ex-manager from the 80s repurposing one of his songs into a burger jingle.

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* A fictional example. Greg from ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' became a multi-millionare multi-millionaire due to his ex-manager from the 80s repurposing one of his songs into a burger jingle.


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* Atlanta superstation Peachtree TV has aired a commercial that sets "Married Life", the main theme from ''WesternAnimation/{{Up}}'', [[MundaneMadeAwesome to the life cycle of a package of strawberries.]]
3rd Sep '16 6:23:59 AM twilicorn
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** Speaking of InsideOut, the HowItShouldHaveEnded parody of the film has a scene where Bing Bong sings "Don't You Forget About Me", the theme song to ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'', which caused younger generations to associate the song with the character.

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** Speaking of InsideOut, ''Inside Out'', the HowItShouldHaveEnded ''WebAnimation/HowItShouldHaveEnded'' video about that movie closes on a short parody of the film has a scene where Bing Bong sings "Don't You Forget About Me", the Me" (the theme song to ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'', ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'') with the lyrics changed to be about Bing Bong, which might have caused some younger generations to associate the (actual) song with the character.him.
28th Aug '16 7:52:21 PM mimitchi33
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* Carmen McRae's cover of "Just A Little Lovin'" was used in [[https://youtu.be/qH3tqvnU9z0 a Sleepy's commercial]] that aired during the 2011 Super Bowl.

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* Carmen McRae's [=McRae=]'s cover of "Just A Little Lovin'" was used in [[https://youtu.be/qH3tqvnU9z0 a Sleepy's commercial]] that aired during the 2011 Super Bowl.
28th Aug '16 7:33:12 PM mimitchi33
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** Another very recent commercial has Red M&M singing about doing anything for love-but then it turns out there are a lot of things he won't do...

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** *** Another very recent commercial has Red M&M singing about doing anything for love-but then it turns out there are a lot of things he won't do...do...
*** The song was also used during a BigLippedAlligatorMoment in ''WesternAnimation/SausageParty''.


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** Lou Bega [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALpgBTGat6E wrote a version of the song]] used for a Creator/KidsWB winter break special.


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** A cover of the song by Atomic Kitten was used in commercials for ''WesternAnimation/ThomasAndTheMagicRailroad''.


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** Speaking of InsideOut, the HowItShouldHaveEnded parody of the film has a scene where Bing Bong sings "Don't You Forget About Me", the theme song to ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'', which caused younger generations to associate the song with the character.


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* Carmen McRae's cover of "Just A Little Lovin'" was used in [[https://youtu.be/qH3tqvnU9z0 a Sleepy's commercial]] that aired during the 2011 Super Bowl.
20th Jul '16 8:02:08 PM Pichu-kun
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* Music/IrvingBerlin repurposed his own song "Any Yams Today" for the war effort during UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo, creating the classic "WesternAnimation/AnyBondsToday"

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* Music/IrvingBerlin repurposed his own song "Any Yams Today" for the war effort during UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo, creating the classic "WesternAnimation/AnyBondsToday""WesternAnimation/AnyBondsToday".
* A fictional example. Greg from ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' became a multi-millionare due to his ex-manager from the 80s repurposing one of his songs into a burger jingle.
7th Jul '16 9:50:39 AM gewunomox
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* Toyota used the song "Bargain" by TheWho - emphasising the lines "I call that a bargain / the best I ever had." It's actually a song about how love is better than material possessions.

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* Toyota used the song "Bargain" by TheWho Music/TheWho - emphasising the lines "I call that a bargain / the best I ever had." It's actually a song about how love is better than material possessions.
23rd Jun '16 3:17:36 AM gewunomox
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* A series of commercials for Bud Light celebrates various superstitions that sports fans have, featuring the song ''Superstition'' by StevieWonder. Sounds appropriate, right? But listen to the lyrics again--they're about how superstitions are ''bad'' for you.

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* A series of commercials for Bud Light celebrates various superstitions that sports fans have, featuring the song ''Superstition'' by StevieWonder.Music/StevieWonder. Sounds appropriate, right? But listen to the lyrics again--they're about how superstitions are ''bad'' for you.
23rd Jun '16 2:35:24 AM gewunomox
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* A series of Walgreen's commercials use a lyrics-free version of CreedenceClearwaterRevival's "Down on the Corner" to signify their origin as an innovative corner store.

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* A series of Walgreen's commercials use a lyrics-free version of CreedenceClearwaterRevival's Music/CreedenceClearwaterRevival's "Down on the Corner" to signify their origin as an innovative corner store.
20th Jun '16 10:55:56 PM gewunomox
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* The MotleyCrue song "Kickstart My Heart" (about heroin overdose) was apparently played during the preview of the film ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'' (a Pixar film), most likely chosen for the "engine" sound at the start of the song and it's fast tempo. If only those parents knew that Nikki Sixx's heroin overdose convinced them to go to a children's movie...

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* The MotleyCrue Music/MotleyCrue song "Kickstart My Heart" (about heroin overdose) was apparently played during the preview of the film ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'' (a Pixar film), most likely chosen for the "engine" sound at the start of the song and it's fast tempo. If only those parents knew that Nikki Sixx's heroin overdose convinced them to go to a children's movie...
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