Steely Dan’s Lost Jingle for a Schlitz Beer Commercial (Circa 1973)


Someplace in between the recording of their very first as well as 2nd cds (1972-1973), Cold-blooded Dan composed a jingle to advertise Schlitz, “the beer that made Milwaukee renowned.” According to American Songwriter, the jingle “attributes Cold-blooded Dan jazz combination together with Fagen vocal singing When around life/ When around livin’/ When around beer/ And also you’ll maintain around Schlitz

Schlitz never ever eventually made use of the track. The track consisted of verses that Fagen equated from Spanish to English: When I obtain home from a difficult day’s job/ He claims he suches as to get for all the gusto he can obtain/ ‘Cause you just walk around once” Evidently words “grab” originated from the Spanish word “coger,” which is additionally a Spanish vernacular word for sexual relations. Schlitz apparently cool feet, as well as the jingle never ever got to the general public. Previously.

via American Songwriter

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