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...