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Old 04 November 2016, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by WildaBeast View Post
according to Jay Leno in one of his YouTube videos, the song "Little GTO" by Ronnie and the Daytonas was actually created by Pontiac's marketing department as part of the advertising for the car. That is to say, while it was released as a single and played on the radio like an ordinary pop song, it was written by Pontiac (or more likely their ad agency) who presumably hired Ronnie and the Daytonas to record it.
It's possibly that it may be an urban legend.

I find it somewhat unlikely, because right after singing Little GTO (a Pontiac car), they recorded and had a hit with a song called "Bucket T", which refers to the Ford Model T. Switching brands wouldn't be too likely.

Just my 2 cents.

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