Check out the original video by the band the Speedies made in 1979. The Speedies were originally made up of
JOHN "BUCK WHEAT" MARINO - Frontman, Lead Vocals.
ERIC "POP" HOFFERT - Lead Guitar, 11 string Acoustic, Computerized Keyboards.
GREGORY "ZAP" CREWDSON - Rythm Guitar, Backing Vocals, Snapshots.
ALLEN ZANE HURKIN - Percussion, Gong, Cowbell, Amazing Drums.
JOHN CARL - Bass, Backing Vocals.
via Speedies MySpace Page
Directed and Edited by Danny Cornyetz and Dennis Politakis.
More info, here on the Speedies website. Reciently the folks at Goodby Silverstein & Partners used it in a hp ad. You can read the story for whats going on in a New York Times Online article "A Photographer's Pop Star Moment". I must say I really like both versions.It’s good to see songs used in advertising where you not totally grossed out by the ad and then soured by even hearing the song ever again.
here is another hp ad with a similar feel:
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and originally pointed out via
Christian Patterson's blog
also interesting the speedies reunion: