If you've ever gotten the urge to drive a Silverado while listening to Bob Seger's "Like a Rock" or dreamed of a Caribbean cruise after hearing Iggy Pop's "Lust For Life," then this Fact or Fiction is for you.
A long time ago, in an office building far, far away, a clever advertiser realized he didn't need to write catchy jingles when the Billboard charts were already full of them. TV commercials haven't been the same since. Suddenly Aretha Franklin didn't demand "R.E.S.P.E.C.T." but craved "R.O.A.S.T.E.D." chicken from KFC. Otis Redding was no longer "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay," but "Sippin' My Hires All Day" for the root beer brand. Our songs used in commercials category is chock full of such atrocities. Can you figure out which of these pairings of song and commercial are real, and which are pure fiction?
Further reading: Subversive Songs Used To Sell