Coke Just Made 1,000 Songs Featuring People’s Names. Is Yours Here?

When was it that Coke started putting people’s names on labels? A couple of years ago? I guess I’ve just been unlucky because I’ve yet to find a bottle marked “Alan.”

My personal problems aside, this campaign has been quite successful for the people at Coca-Cola, so they’ve expanded their “Share-a-Coke” plan into recorded music. Little songs have been recorded for more than 1,000 names using a company called Score a Score.  To hear your namesake jingle, type your name into this website. Here’s what I got.

If your name didn’t show up, you get an image that says “sorry” and a song that has the line “If we didn’t have your name, there’s always next year.”

More details at AdAdge.


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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