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Southern California auto dealerships had awesome jingles in the 80s

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If Southern California was any indicator, 1980's car dealerships had creative marketing departments. The Pete Ellis song is frequently stuck in my head. You are welcome. https://youtu.be/0HJALwCNbco The immortal Cal Worthington and his dogs "Spot." https://youtu.be/ozx5lInoEOY Whenever I see a really beat up car that I know someone is struggling to keep moving I start singing the Toyota of Orange "You won't get a lemon" song. California's lemon laws always made this one ironic. https://youtu.be/2qs5KqchC-4 They didn't sell cars, they sold bling for cars! Super Stores radio commercials were far more fun than the TV variety but the end of this one is representative.

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