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Food: The Playlist

Starting with an article by Roy Blount, Jr., in "Cornbread Nation," I have been compiling a food playlist on my iPod. Here's where we are thus far:

A Chicken Ain't Nothin' But a Bird by Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
Keep On Churnin' (Til the Butter Comes) by Wynonie Harris
Why Don't You Eat Where You Slept Last Night by Zuzu Bollin
Let Us Break Bread Together by Jessye Norman
Peel Me A Grape by Blossom Dearie
Peel Me A Grape also by Diana Krall
Black Coffee by Ella Fitzgerald
Big Butter And Egg Man From The West by Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five
Struttin' With Some Barbecue by Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five
Cake Walking Babies From Home by Red Onion Jazz Babies
Big Rock Candy Mountain by Harry McClintock
Sweet Kentucky Ham by Rosemary Clooney
That's What I Like About the South by the Red Stick Ramblers
Let's Eat Home by Dave Frishberg
Sing For Your Supper; Sing, Sing, Sing; Sing (Sing A Song) by Mel Torme
Beans and Cornbread by Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
Saturday Night Fish Fry by Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five
Pizza On the Ground by Austin Lounge Lizards
Tastes Like Chicken by Austin Lounge Lizards
Anyone Here Want to Buy Cabbage by Champion Jack Dupree
How Many Biscuits Can You Eat This Morning? by The Freight Hoppers
Save the Bones for Henry Jones (Cause Henry Don't Eat No Meat) by Johnny Mercer
Breakfast Time by Lightnin' Hopkins
Hambone Am Sweet (unknown)
I Don't Want Love (feat. Brian Setzer) by Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks
Highway Cafe of the Damned by Austin Lounge Lizards
Mama's Cooking by Anthony and Joseph
She Cooks Me Cabbage by Champion Jack Dupree
Jambalaya (On the Bayou) by Hank Williams
Keep On Eatin' by Memphis Minnie
The Frim Fram Sauce by Nat "King" Cole
Mary's Kitchen by Old Crow Medicine Show
Hambone by Tennessee Ernie Ford
Shoo-Fly Pie (And Apple Pan Dowdy) by Dinah Shore

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  1. Check out the "songs referencing food; your playlist" post by tatamagouche on the Food Media & News board. It is still active, and I contributed a little more Champion Jack Dupree.

    1. It Ain't the Meat it's the Motion...Maria Muldaur
      Watermelon Man....Herbie Hancock
      Today is the day they give babies away (with a half a pound of tea)...various artists

      1. "My Corn Pone Likes Your Carrot." by the Carolina Skillet Lickers

        1. How about 'Banana Puddin' and 'Carve That Possum' by Southern Culture On The Skids.

          1. One More Cup of Coffee & Po' Boy - Bob Dylan
            Taco Wagon - Dick Dale
            Cookie Jar - Jack Johnson
            Memphis Soul Stew - King Curtis
            Tangerine & Custard Pie - Led Zeppelin
            Chicken Strut & Liver Splash - The Meters
            Bathtub Gin - Phish