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Ya-hoo! Remember “Ol’ Hillbilly” Mountain Dew?

The History of Mountain Dew

mt dew ad 1I wasn’t allowed to have many soft drinks or sweets when I was a kid.  So when I had the chance, I would get a Mountain Dew and linger over its syrupy bite.

It was the perfect complement to a Moon Pie or a Nutty Buddy ice cream cone.

It’s had quite a history.

Mountain Dew’s original formula was invented in the 1940s in Marion, Virginia.  It was first marketed in Johnson City and Knoxville, Tennessee in 1948. Continue reading Ya-hoo! Remember “Ol’ Hillbilly” Mountain Dew?

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