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* C O F F E E *



MAY

2006













  • Java Jive - The Ink Spots - (1940)


  • One Cup of Coffee and a Cigarette - Jerry Irby - (195?)


  • The Coffee Song - Frank Sinatra - (1946)


  • Black Coffee in Bed - Squeeze - (1982)


  • Cigarettes and Coffee - Otis Redding - (1966)


  • Caffeine and Nicotine - Curtis Gordon - (1954)


  • Cigarettes and Coffee Blues - Lefty Frizzell - (1958)


  • Coffee Blues - Sam Lightnin' Hopkins - (1951)


  • Keep That Coffee Hot - Scatman Crothers - (1955)


  • Coffee Cigarettes and Tears - The Larks - (1951)


  • Black Coffee - Bobby Darin - (1959)


  • Raindrops In My Coffee - Sexmith and Kerr - (2005)


  • Coffee and TV - Blur - (1999)


  • Forty Cups of Coffee - Ella Mae Morse - (1953)


  • Let's Have Another Cup of Coffee - Glenn Miller Orchestra - (1942)













The fifth episode of Bob Dylan's

"Theme Time Radio Hour"

was about the topic 'Coffee'.



" I know it seems like we play a lot of old songs,

but the truth is, there's a lot more old songs

than there are new songs. "
* Bob Dylan *










Java Jive
The Ink Spots



I love coffee, I love tea

I love the java jive and it loves me

Coffee and tea and the java and me

A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, boy

I love java sweet and hot

Whoops! Mr. Moto, I'm a coffee pot

Shoot me the pot, and I'll pour me a shot

A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup

Oh, slip me a slug from the wonderful mug

I'll cut a rug till I'm snug in the jug

A slice of onion and a raw one, draw one

Waiter, waiter, percolator

I love coffee, I love tea

I love the java jive and it loves me

Coffee and tea and the java and me

A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup

Oh, Boston beans, soy beans,

Green beans, cabbage and greens

I'm not keen now for a bean

Unless it is a cheery cheery bean, boy

I love coffee, I love tea

I love the java jive and it loves me

Coffee and tea and the java and me

A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, yeah

I love java, sweet and hot

Whoops! Mr. Moto, I'm a coffee pot

Shoot me the pot, I'll pour me a shot

A cup, a cup, a cup, yeah

Oh, throw me that slug from the wonderful mug

And I'll cut a rug till I'm snug in a jug

Drop a nickel in my pot, Joe. I'm taking my slow

Waiter, waiter, percolator

I love coffee, I love tea

I love the java jive and it loves me

Coffee and tea and the java and me, yeah,

A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, boy











Coffee Blues
Sam Lightnin' Hopkins



Mama got mad at papa 'cause he didn't bring no coffee home

Mama got mad at papa 'cause he didn't bring no coffee home

She begin to wonder what is going on wrong

Papa said, "Mama, I ain't mad with you, now, don't you get mad with me

Baby, I ain't mad with you, now, don't you get mad with me, whoa"

Papa must have been teasing mama 'cause she said, "I ain't mad with you"

Papa must have been teasing mama 'cause she said, "I ain't mad with you"

She said, "Everything's all right, don't make no difference what you do"

You know papa got good with mama somehow

And I was crying for bread, and yes, I, baby,

I was crying for bread, and these are the words I said

Now look at mama, just trying to shout

It was early one evening but papa came home late at night

It was early one evening but papa came home late at night

That's when mama was mad and her and papa began to fight