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[Datsun 1200 encyclopedia]


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Songs about Datsun 1200s.


Joni Mitchell

More details: Google

Go the 2-dr sedan!

joni mitchell misses | hits
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PB110 Song

September 1971 Kayōkyoku (pop song) "Tokimeki" (ときめき) by the hit soft-rock duo Bread & Butter, from the Sunny Excellent commercial.

 V I D E O  (click to view)

Buy the record: flexidisc for Nissan Sunny Excellent sales promotion
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Sheet music with guitar tab
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Sunny Song

First associated with B10 Sunny, then used in B110 commercials too.

 V I D E O  NISSAN SUNNY1200-CM(1970) (click to view)
Lyrics as follows:

We want to go far away
We want to go far away


We want to go far away
We want to go far away
We want to chase happiness 
With Sunny

FLEXI-disc (sonosheet) 33-1/3 RPM STEREO
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何かが呼んでいる Something Is Calling
歌手:ヒデ夕木 Singer: [anime king] Yuki Hide
作詞:山上路夫 Lyrics: Yamagami Michio
作曲:鈴木宏昌 Composition: Hiromasa Suzuki
シンガーズ・スリーとワンダーズ Chorus singers: Three Wonders

Buy It:

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WHY THE PET GOOSE? I have no idea, but it appears to have been a marketing theme along with the father/son symbols. For example, it was used on B110 documents such as this Nissan Information book:
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Do It in a Datsun

"you can do it in a Datsun, it's just the right size"

Billboard 6 Nov 1971, page 3
'Arizona' Publisher Alleges Car Steal
LOS ANGELES--A hearing is scheduled Monday (1) in Federal Court here on Kangaroo Music's suit against Rissan Motors. The publisher is charging that the "Do It in a Datsun" radio jingle was taken from songwriter Kenny Young's "Arizona," a big hit for Mark Lindsay on Columbia.