Jeans On

Album: David Dundas (1976)
Charted: 3 17
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  • English musician and actor Lord David Dundas must be one of the classiest people ever to become a hitmaker. He is the son of the 3rd Marquess of Zetland, and was educated at Harrow before attending the Central School of Speech and Drama. Dundas is best known for this song, though his follow-up single, "Another Funny Honeymoon" was a medium-sized hit in the UK, reaching #29. His acting roles have included portraying Prince Edward in the 1975 TV series Churchill's People.
  • This song was written by David Dundas with help from Roger Greenaway. The noted English songwriter Greenaway is best known for his partnership with Roger Cook, which spawned such hits as The Fortunes' "You've Got Your Troubles," The Hollies' "Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)" and The New Seekers' "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing."
  • The song was originally a jingle for Brutus Jeans. The popularity of the commercial eventually resulted in the song's release as a single. This had happened to Greenaway before - "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing" originally soundtracked a Coca-Cola commercial.
  • This was covered by Australian country singer Keith Urban on his 2002 album, Golden Road.
  • The song was sampled for Fatboy Slim's 1998 song "Sho Nuff." >>
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  • David Dundas also had another huge money-spinner: He composed the original signature tune for TV station Channel 4. A four-note melody called "Fourscore," Dundas was said to have earned £3.50 ($5.00) every time it was played on the UK television channel.
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  • Zabadak from London, EnglandMisheard lyrics: "I pull my blue jeans on, I pull my aubergines on!"
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