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Question of the Day: Selling Me Softly with His Song

by Corny O'Connell
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One of the most significant events in radio history happened on this date in 1922 - WEAF broadcast the very first commercial. It was an ad for the Hawthorne Court apartments in Queens. Since then, radio has been used to pitch everything under the sun. Your assignment today is to pick a product or service and give us the song you would use to sell it. You've gotta come up with something that hasn't been done before. We're not looking for songs already used by advertisers. Hear what we spin and have your credit card ready after 9am.

Here's what we played:

The Beatles "Two of Us" Match.com

The Animals "We've Gotta Get Out of This Place" JetBlue

The Cure "Friday I'm in Love" TGIFridays

B-52s "Roam" Italian Tourism Board

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