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Bill Backer

Bill Backer (via YouTube / Coca-Cola Conversations)
Bill Backer (via YouTube / Coca-Cola Conversations)

Guest Book Highlights

January 16, 2017 "This makes me sad Mr.B. You and Mrs. B are such amazing people. My world is sadden that your gone. I will miss your singing, piano playing, and your wisdom. Thank you for all you have shared with me. I often think of you both."
May 20, 2016 "Brilliant minds sometimes come is so unassuming and most pleasant forms . What a loss to the world's generation who he taught how to sing in perfect harmony. My condolences to his family and those of us who remember what his words truly inspired - for our own generation.

Wayne A. Taylor" - Wayne Taylor (Quaker Hill, CT)
May 20, 2016 "I truly loved Mr. Backer's Coke jingle. My mom and I would find ourselves singing it a lot. In fact, It did somehow make the world seem more united. May the peace of God be with the Backer family as it journeys through its time of sadness. Our heartfelt condolences!" - The Carter Family
May 20, 2016 "I was really sorry to learn of your passing today. How privlidged I was to have worked for and around you during those iconic Coca Cola years - when the jingle mattered. You mattered Bill. RIP and my heartfelt condolences to your family." - SS (NY, NY)
May 20, 2016 "In God's care, rest in peace." - Dwayne Bickham,Sr. (Dayton)
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Obituary for Bill Backer
Bill Backer, a former advertising executive who conceived of the groundbreaking 1971 Coca-Cola television commercial titled “Buy the World a Coke,”...
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