The Quick 10: 10 Bands That Sold Out

OK, I'm going to admit my title is a little harsh. Some of these bands don't even control all of their own catalogs (or even any of it), so it's not really fair to say that they sold out. At any rate, though, I wouldn't have expected these songs to end up shilling for The Man. (The Beatles and Wal-Mart? Awww, man... so wrong.)

1. All You Need is Love, the Beatles "“ Luvs Diapers

2. One Way or Another, Blondie "“ Swiffer

3. Lust for Life, Iggy Pop "“ Royal Caribbean Cruises

4. Young Americans, David Bowie "“ Fidelity Investments

5. School's Out, Alice Cooper "“ Office Max

6. Any Time At All, The Beatles "“ Wal-Mart

7. Blitzkrieg Bop, The Ramones "“ Diet Pepsi

8. Pleasant Valley Sunday, the Monkees "“ 3M

9. Aquarius, 5th Dimension "“ Bic

10. Back in Black, AC/DC "“ Cingular

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Mister Rogers Is Now a Funko Pop! and It’s Such a Good Feeling, a Very Good Feeling

It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood for fans of Mister Rogers, as Funko has announced that, just in time for the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, the kindest soul to ever grace a television screen will be honored with a series of Funko toys, some of them limited-edition versions.

The news broke at the New York Toy Fair, where the pop culture-loving toy company revealed a new Pop Funko! in Fred Rogers’s likeness—he’ll be holding onto the Neighborhood Trolley—plus a Mister Rogers Pop! keychain and a SuperCute Plush.

In addition to the standard Pop! figurine, there will also be a Funko Shop exclusive version, in which everyone’s favorite neighbor will be wearing a special blue sweater. Barnes & Noble will also carry its own special edition, which will see Fred wearing a red cardigan and holding a King Friday puppet instead of the Neighborhood Trolley.


Barnes & Noble's special edition Mister Rogers Funko Pop!

Mister Rogers’s seemingly endless supply of colored cardigans was an integral part of the show, and a sweet tribute to his mom (who knitted all of them). But don’t go running out to snatch up the whole collection just yet; Funko won’t release these sure-to-sell-out items until June 1, but you can pre-order your Pop! on Amazon right now.


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