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California Raisins Commercial (1986)
- - Get the Song: I Heard It Through the Grapevine by The California Raisins
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Plot / Description
"1986 - The California Raisins"
The California Raisins were a claymation fictional rhythm and blues musical group composed of anthropomorphized raisins created on behalf of the California Raisin Advisory Board.
This claymation ad shows a group of construction workers sitting on a metal I-beam during their lunch break. One guy opens his lunch box, and his raisins are putting on a concert.
Oh, I heard it through the grapevine
Raised in the California sunshine
California raisins from the California vineyards
Dontcha know that I heard it through the grape vine.
Sounds better than what I've got
The California Raisins
California raisins from the California vineyards.
Music referenced in California Raisins Commercial
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