Alan Morris loses his Mojo

One of the most influential people in the history of Australian advertising and popular culture, Alan Morris, has died of cancer.

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Morris, half of the Morris and Johnson partnership (MoJo Advertising), created ads like Hogan’s “Shrimp on the barbie”, Meadow Lee’s “You oughta be Congratulated”, Speedo’s “Everybody loves Speedo’s”, Winfield’s “*Anyhow, have a Winfield’s”, QANTAS’s “I still call Australia home” and their most famous, “C’Mon Aussie, C’Mon”.

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I mourn his genius ability to grow businesses with distinctive and memorable advertising, and his genuine, profound contribution to Australian culture.