"It's a Shame About Ray" by the Lemonheads wasn't a huge seller when it came out in 1992, but many people thought it was one of great pop-rock albums of the decade. I was one of those people; the title song and other tracks like the hidden bonus "Mrs. Robinson" take me back to a time of cassettes, the Sony Walkman, and a long train commute into Manhattan. The one thing that never occured to me back then was...hey, this would be a great commercial for your Chevy dealer, especially if they changed the melody to whistling!
But there you go -- Chevy advertises on both the Phillies and that ultra-left-wing MSNBC so I must hear the commercial about 12 or 13 times a day. I hope Evan Dando is getting paid, at least. It may be all tied into a re-release of the original CD by the Lemonheads, by the way.
Anyway, whistling "It's a Shame About Ray" sure beats the "FreeCreditReport.com Theme" for getting stuck in your head. Listen to the real thing below. Then talk about...whatever. It's the open thread!