Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Forget ‘Harlem Shake’ — Watch Ogilvy Sing ‘Fame’ Back in 1982


All you ad agency kids thinking your “Harlem Shake” knock-offs and “Call Me Maybe” lip-syncing is so original, think again.

Ogilvy & Mather beat you to the punch by about thirty years with this amazing promotional clip it made back in, it seems, 1982. It begins with a swelling Broadway-style tune, in which a few agency newbies wonder songfully what this next step in their career will bring as they take lunch in the agency cafeteria.

Sample lyrics include:

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