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The ice cream truck’s greatest hits. Think carefully before you click.

It’s been too damp and cold for the ice cream truck to come around my neighbourhood yet this year. But when it does, I’ll once again spare a thought for the poor bastard behind the wheel who has to listen to that same 20-second song over and over and over and over again.

Ted (via Twitter) appears most sympathetic to this sort of audio torture. He points us to this video feature ice cream truck songs throughout the ages.

Alan Cross

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  • The driver should upload & play this video with audio of the Eddie Murphy bit “Ice Cream Man” from his 1983 comedy film Delerious.

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