Lay’s “Three Little Pigs” ride again

October 31, 2008

Here’s a new commercial containing segments of older ads from Lay’s Meats, a fixture on the East Tennessee food scene for 80 years. According to an article in the Knoxville News Sentinel, Lays was founded in 1921 and sold to various investors, who went bankrupt in 2001.  For kids growing up in the days of black and white television, Lay’s ads, with their singing three little pigs, were a ubiquitous presence.

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Old Tennessee Pride Sausage TV ad

October 31, 2008

Sixty-second television ads seem so long in this age of nano-attention spans, but here’s one from the 1960s:

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