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Coke, McDonald's Jingle Composer Dies

Ginny Redington Dawes, 77, a songwriter whose compositions included jingles for McDonald's and Coca-Cola, died on Dec. 31 in Manhattan. "She hooked listeners with melodically and rhythmically catchy jingles that accompanied slogans for everything from Tide detergent to Hartz’s tick and flea-fighting pet collars, Kit Kat candy bars and Johnson’s baby powder," per The New York Times

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