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  • October 24, 2014

    Nobody Can Do It Like McDonald’s Can (Jingle)

    Unreleased. In 1979 Ray Charles sang the jingle Nobody Can Do It Like McDonald’s Can for a TV commercial, which showed “[…] that McDonalds is the best fast-food restaurant for quality, service and value”. I haven’t found any commercial footage with Ray yet, but YouTube has a bunch of variations with other singers. (In January 1976 Ray Charles also completed […]

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  • February 11, 2013

    Ray Charles Ft In McDonalds Jingles (1976, 1979)

    1976 In January 1976 Ray Charles completed the musical portion of a 60-second bicentennial themed commercial for McDonalds. The spot was part of a “Special Black Bicentennial Radio” promotion entitled Soul of a Nation, narrated by Bill Cosby, with free brochures dealing with “the monumental contribution Black Americans have made to our country’s overall development”, […]

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