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A Springfield wedding has gone viral for a video filmed at its reception, and it has everything to do with the O’Reilly Auto Parts jingle.
Michael Underlin, a local content creator, has received more than 1.5 million views and 223,000 likes for his video as of 1:30 p.m. Nov. 22. The video, taken at the wedding of Patti Crump Lemons and Nick Sibley, features the original voice talent recreating a commercial live at the wedding reception.
“When you post a TikTok at about 9 p.m. and then don’t think about it until this morning,” Underlin said in a Facebook post. “Over 803,000 views in about 12 hours! I recently went to a wedding where they recreated the original O’Reilly Auto Parts jingle with the original voice cast. It was amazing to witness all this in person. Holy smokes!”
The video has also found its way to Twitter, where it was posted by user @KaraBTweets. That tweet now has nearly 80,000 views and 2,436 likes.
Even the New York Post has boosted the video, with a story posted Nov. 22. In it they note that Sibley, who plays with the Ozark Mountain Daredevils, originally composed the jingle in the 1980s and Lemons serves as a video producer for the Springfield-based auto parts company.
The story, written by Alex Mitchell, also notes it was easy to recruit the original musicians. They were already attending the wedding.