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Richard Trentlage Dies; Ad Man Wrote Iconic Oscar Mayer Wiener Jingle

The big hits of 1963 included “Blowin’ in the Wind,” “Puff the Magic Dragon” and, in England anyway, a rush of hits by some next big thing called The Beatles, but in terms of sheer recall-ability, a song from that year by advertising executive Richard Trentlage might best them all. It begins, “Oh I’d love to be an Oscar Mayer weiner…” Trentlage, a former ad man with McCann-Erick
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