Friday, June 02, 2006

Remembering James Conway Sr.

Though the song drives me crazy, I have to say thank you for all the chocolate cones...

"Written in E-flat major in jaunty 6/8 time, the jingle was created by an advertising agency in 1960 for the company's early radio campaigns. Though the trucks play only an instrumental version, the tune does have words:

The CREAM-i-est DREAM-i-est SOFT ice CREAM

you GET from MIS-ter SOF-tee.

FOR a re-FRESH-ing de-LIGHT su-PREME

LOOK for MIS-ter SOF-tee...."

*Also, NA-BIS-CO was written by Barry Manilow...This was explained to me on a Duck Tour of Boston by our tour guide...

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