Supermarket jingles

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Supermarket jingles

Post by marshd1000 » 10 Dec 2008 03:38

I thought you would enjoy these jingles from You Tube. First there is the "Everything you want from a store and a little bit more!" jingle. Although I believe this was used chain wide, I know for sure that it was in the US, Canada and Australia.

Also I have the "What's on your list today?" jingle. This is associated with Fred Meyer. But it was used at Smitty's in Arizona after Fred Meyer took it over!

Enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDq3VItxRSc


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vaPZZHMuNM


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ga-ZNuLwg1g

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Post by submariner » 10 Dec 2008 10:24

It's hard to find a Farmer Jack commercial with the "Savings Time" jingle... but apparently Merril Osmond did commercials for them n the 80's:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4t3ilwKnABM
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Post by luckysaver » 10 Dec 2008 13:02

WinCo currently has a jingle. It can be heard during their recent commercials launching new stores in Victorville and Lancaster (California).

Also, remember other jingles in California:

"Albertsons...Its your store!" (mini-jingle from the 1990's- circa 2005).

Stater Bros also has a jingle for their recent commercials, which ends with "...that serves your family well."

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Post by Daniel » 10 Dec 2008 15:19

When I was working in radio I happened to go to the studios of out AM station in another city and came across 2 1960's jingles for local markets in a closet. One of them went something like

"Best Buy market, your neighborhood supermarket,
Has the best price, best quality!
Ample parking, Thrifty Green Stamps too,
And U-S-D-A choice meats for you!"

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Post by Brian Lutz » 10 Dec 2008 15:21

The Fred Meyer jingle is still used on current radio commercials, although it's a slightly faster version with no lyrics aside from the "You'll find it at Fred Meyer" bit at the end (the rest usually has voiceover on top of it,) and a trumpet as the lead instrument. I don't know what they're doing for TV commercials since I don't watch much TV these days, but I'd imagine it's similar.

For Safeway, I can recall they used an "America's Favorite Food Store" jingle for a number of years in the early 80s, but since they left the New Mexico market where I lived sometime in the mid to late Eighties, I don't know what they might have used after that.
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Post by TW-Upstate NY » 10 Dec 2008 20:58

"Quality Still Dominates Where Economy Originates" for A+P WEO from the early '70's. When set to music, it was quite catchy. A later A+P WEO one was "WEO, WEO, We Won't Stop Trying 'Till You Say WEO"

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Post by jamcool » 11 Dec 2008 01:00

Until the 80s Safeway used different jingles in each of their divisions...In Phoenix they used "Go for it at Safeway" and "Since we're neighbors let's be friends-Safeway"

we also had Alpha Beta with "Tell-A-Friend"....which became "ABCO-a new way to say Alpha Beta"

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Post by GreenFalcon » 11 Dec 2008 04:26

Although I haven't heard it in over twenty years, I can still remember most of the Fry's jingle from when they operated here in CA:

"Fresh to you every day, in that easy shopping way! For the low, low prices you've been looking for, depend on Fry's food stores!"

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Post by submariner » 11 Dec 2008 09:36

I finally remembered Farmer Jack's jingle...

"If you want to save money, more than just once in a while
(it's just a matter of fact)
If you want to save money, aisle after aisle after aisle
(it's just a matter of fact)
[chorus]
That it's always savings time at Farmer Jack;
Yes it's always savings time at Farmer Jack!"
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Post by umtrr-author » 11 Dec 2008 15:39

There was, during the 1980's if I recall correctly, a radio jingle for Food Emporium that ran on some New York City stations, the first line of which was "Someone made a store just for me..."

I can't remember what the next line was, because I would always sing over it, "But I know that you're still A&P..."

(A&P owned Food Emporium...)

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Post by Daniel » 11 Dec 2008 15:46

The oldest Safeway jingle I have is from 1965:

"The big letter "S" in Safeway
Meand Super Shopping,
Super Saving too!
So shop... at Safeway!"

On a Century 21 (jingle house) demo LP they have the "Since we're neighbors, let's be friends" jingle:

"Where ever you are...
You're not very far from a neighbor, who's a friend...
(horn riff)
It's your Safeway!
You can count on Safeway!
There's a friendly Safeway in your neighborhood!"
(instrumental)
"You can count on Safeway!
Since we're neighbors, let's be friends!"

And a 1985 Toby Arnold jingle LP had another Safeway jingle I had never heard before:

"America loves a value...
A dollar saved is a dollar earned,
At Safeway Markets we all have learned,
America... America loves a value..."

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Post by Dean » 12 Dec 2008 09:24

Stater Bros, mentioned above:
"At Stater Brothers, it's a difference you can tell. An American tradition, that serves your family well".

VONS="At VONS we keep you coming back for more! VONS is the MORE store!" Would love to see this on YOU TUBE!

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Post by shane » 12 Dec 2008 15:41

This is a little off topic but, I found this cool Kmart Jingle on Youtube from the late 70's
here's the link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDKVLyRt0jQ Enjoy!

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Post by klkla » 12 Dec 2008 21:12

Mayfair markets had, "Look for the big M in the sky where you will always find your best buy!"

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Post by submariner » 12 Dec 2008 21:42

Found a good one! A set of Kroger Commercials with the "Let's Go Krogering!" jingle... along with that fabulous disco-era décor!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_i0n5qXDAQQ
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