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Mar 26, 2007 05:39 PM

Food related music

Want to create a Food related mix...what are your favorite food songs that should go on it?

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  1. Probably not what you are looking for - I like Ween - tastes good on the bun. A bit alternative LOL

    1. Ther are lots of songs about food. I did this about ten years ago. Hope I can remember...

      'Let's Eat' - Nick Lowe from an early Stiff Records collection
      'Chicken Cordon Blues' - Steve Goodman
      'Home Grown Tomatoes' - Guy Clark
      'Eggs and Sausage' - Tom Waits
      'Cheeseburger in Paradise' - Jimmy Buffet
      'Strawberry Jam' - Michelle Shocked
      Skin and Bones -The Kinks
      Jambalaya - Dr. John (and many others)
      Eggplant - Michael Franks

      Having a tough time remembering, but there's a starter list. I'll take a look and try to come up with a few others

      1. "Strawberry Fields Forever" - Beatles
        "Raspberry Beret" - Prince
        "Suzanne" - Leonard Cohen (line: And she feeds you tea & oranges that come all the way from China)
        "Ice Cream" - Sarah McLachlan
        "Banana Pancakes" - Jack Johnson
        "Caramel" - Suzanne Vega
        "Lemon" - U2
        "Red Red Wine" - UB40
        "Shade and Honey" - Sparklehorse
        "Cinnamon Girl" - Neil Young

        There are also lots of suggestive songs about cherries. Haha.

        4 Replies
        1. re: spades

          Have you ever REALLY listened to the words of Raspberry Beret? It ain't about food.

          1. re: bryan

            This is true. OP! Strike from the list!

          2. re: spades

            red red wine is actually a neil diamond song ;-) covered by others

            1. re: ibstatguy

              hmm Neil Diamond - Porcupine Pie, Crunchy Granola Suite, Soggy Pretzels

          3. Any cibo matto song. There songs are all about food

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            1. re: gooseterp

              I second Cibo Matto! For a party mix, I'd particularly recommend Birthday Cake or Know Your Chicken.

            2. Not my personal favorite, but I would think any food mix should include Jimmy Buffett's "Cheeseburger in Paradise."

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              1. re: mojoeater

                I am such a parrot head. On my tenth birthday we all dances up and down the stairs to this song.