Popular culture moves on, but some of us are still singing …

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At yesterday’s joint LiLI/SPLAT meeting, a few younger SPLATters were mystified when many of us broke into song, waving Coca-Cola cans. Alas! It appears that "I’d like to teach the world to sing" is losing some of its stature as a cultural icon…

As SPLAT’s self-appointed "geezer," I’m posting a couple of links for those who enjoy looking back as well as forward. First, here’s the "real thing" — the original commercial as posted on the Coca-Cola website:


http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/presscenter/av_advertising.html?vid=7

And for the Wikipedia article, click here:


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I’d_Like_to_Teach_the_World_to_Sing