Sunday, October 2, 2016

UPDATE: Richard Trentlage and the Oscar Mayer Weiner Song

Here's the wacky version of the song that Luxuria Music plays on occasion.

Original post, "Richard Trentlage and the Oscar Mayer Weiner Song", starts here.

The commercial got its start on a Houston radio station.

Richard D. Trentlage, 87, Who Wrote ‘The Oscar Mayer Wiener Song,’ Dies.  (The New York Times, 9/29/2016)
Mr. Trentlage’s melodies, lyrics and tag lines were practically a hit parade in the advertising world, many of them with the mental stickiness of flypaper; among others, he wrote “McDonald’s is your kind of place”; “Wow! It sure doesn’t taste like tomato juice,” for V8; and “Buckle up for safety, buckle up!” (sung to the tune of “Buckle Down, Winsocki”) for a National Safety Council seatbelt promotion.

Related article:
The Strange Story Behind the ‘Oscar Mayer Wiener Song’. (Digital Music News, 9/29/2016)
13 Juicy Facts You Might Not Know About Oscar Mayer.  (Mental Floss,  3/4/2016 )

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