McDonald’s introduced the Big Mac, then created a jingle for it that we couldn’t forget

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McDonald's introduces the Big Mac (1969)

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McDonald’s introduces Big Mac (1969)

A meal disguised as a sandwich. It’s as good as it is big. Under scoops of our own secret sauce are two lean patties of 100% beef.

There’s a slice of melty cheddar-blend cheese; some fresh, crisp lettuce; and crunchy dill pickle slices. All wrapped up in a freshly-toasted sesame seed bun.

Come now, bring us your bigger-than-average appetite. It’s all at your kind of place. McDonald’s

McDonalds introduces the Big Mac-march-1969

Woweeee: Big Mac is at McDonalds (1969)

Big Mac 1969

The big meal at McDonald’s (1971)

Grab the Big Meal at McDonald’s. And you’ll have yourself a Big Mac, a very large order of fries and a great big drink. All of which should make your stomach very happy. Not to mention your wallet.

The big meal at McDonald's (1971)

Big Mac and the Big Fry Pack (1971)

McDonald’s really has the knack. Now they’ve got a big fry pack. Just what you want with the big Big Mac. A great big meal for very little jack. Big Mac and the Big Fry Pack.

Big Mac 1971

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Vintage McDonalds TV commercial with the famous Big Mac jingle

Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun.

What’s on a Big Mac burger? (1975)


Big Mac 1975 - Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions

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You, you’re the one (1975)

You spend all day trying to make a livin’ and half the night trying to get ahead. So you don’t have much time for eating in between. That’s why McDonald’s’ is good to have around. The prices are low. The food is good. And the fast service leaves you plenty of time for bookin’.

Ebony Sep 1975 McDonalds

Get Big Mac and bring it on home (1976)

When nobody feels like cooking and it’s a hassle to eat out, McDonald’s Big Mac sure is good to have around. That big, delicious combination of twoallbeefpattiesspecialsaucelettuce cheesepicklesonionsonosesameseedbun is enough to handle the biggest appetite. And that special package keeps your Big Mac good and hot all the way home. We do it all for you.

Ebony Feb 1976 Big Mac - McDonalds

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