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I Will Choose Free Will

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Now it’s Christmastime

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It’s Still Not Christmas Time Until Darlene Love Sings

Her 1995 performance of Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home) on Late Night with David Letterman.

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Everybody Knows It’s Not Christmas Until Darlene Love Sings

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Da Da Da

Sticking with the 90s Volkswagen theme for a bit longer, 1997,  in addition to the Trek Bike joint venture, was also the year VW marketing scored with a commercial for the Golf that polished off the early 80s song Da Da Da (full title: Da Da Da, ich lieb’ dich nicht du liebst mich nicht aha aha aha), by the band Trio.

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A Big Time Rider in the Rumble Seat

“I’d buy myself some stylish clothes but I sure hate to pay.” Hard to beat a yellow t-shirt and button shirt. Pennywise positive thinking from the back of the car by John Mellencamp.

 

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Johnny B. Goode

You provide the backing band and pay me up front, in cash. I’ll play Johnny B. Goode.

RIP Chuck Berry

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Givin It Up For Your Love – Delbert McClinton

Self-abnegation with cowbell: Delbert McClinton, Live from Austin, 1989

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It’s Not Christmas Time Until Darlene Love Sings

Darlene Love’s first appearance on Late Night in 1986, singing Christmas (Baby Please Come Home). With a bonus Spuds MacKenzie commercial afterwards!

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Kill the Flame

This seems appropriate.