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7 Awesome Classic Rock Songs Used in Car Commercials

October 5, 2018

By Erin Thibeau

Over the years, many rock ’n’ roll hits have made their way into car commercials, giving the songs new life for a mass audience and fat checks for the artists.

Whether you call it selling out or not, you can't deny the songs make these commercials memorable.

Check out seven of our favorites tracks covered or featured in car ads below:

1. "Rock ’n’  Roll" by Led Zeppelin for Cadillac Breakthrough

 

 

2. "Mercedes-Benz" by Janis Joplin for Mercedes Benz

 

3. "Crazy Train" by Ozzy Osbourne for Honda Pilot

 

4. "Like a Rock" by Bob Seger for Chevrolet Trucks

 

5. "Take a Walk on the Wild Side" by Lou Reed for Honda Scooters

 

6. "Pressure Drop" by The Clash for Nissan Rogue

 

7. “Bad to the Bone” by George Thorogood for Buick

 

Check out more classic rock hits used for ads from Pepsi to Cialis here

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