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Radio M: Food glorious food- songs about food to celebrate Thanksgiving.

We are just days away from that oh so American tradition- Thanksgiving. So this year Radio M reached out to listeners to get their requests for songs about food. The picks cover the gamut: songs about chicken, beans for breakfast, junk food, a Brazilian side dish, hot dogs, vegetables and so more more. It's a musical cornucopia of edibles and a few cocktails. Dig in!




Rosemary Clooney- Come On A My House- Rosemary Swings

Sarah Vaughn- One Mint Julep- Swingin' Cocktails

Slim Gaillard- Potato Chips- Jazz for Kids

Larry Croce- Junk Food Junkie- Larry Croce: The Very Best

Calypso Rose- Calypso Blues- Brownswood Bubblers Vol.5

Big Mama Thorton- Watermelon Man- Sassy Mama

The great Big Mama Thorton with one of the songs she wrote.

Tony Joe White- Poke Salad Annie- The Best of Tony Joe White

The B-52’s- Cake- Mesopotamia



Judy Collins- Cook with Honey- The Best of Judy Collins

Nat King Cole- Frim Fram Sauce- The Complete Capitol Recordings of the Nat King Cole Trio

Lee ‘Scratch” Perry- Roast Fish & Cornbread- Reggae Roots- 1975-99

The Mothers of Invention- Call Any Vegetable- Absolutely Free

The Presidents of the United States of America- Peaches - The Presidents of the United States of America

Clark Terry & Chico O’Farrill- Impulsive Unmixed

The Sugarcubes- Eat the Menu- Here Today, Tomorrow, Next Week

Cibo Matto- Know Your Chicken- Know Your Chicken



Bob Dorough Quartet- Food Glorious Food- An Excursion through ‘Oliver!’

Wes Montgomery- Tequila- Tequila

Olu Dara- Okra- From Natchez to New York

A Live performance in Paris

Guy Clark- Homegrown Tomatoes- Better Days

Fats Waller- All That Meat & No Potatoes- The Essential

The JB’s- Pass The Peas- The Best of the JB’s



Laura Nyro- Stoned Soul Picnic- Eli and the Thirteenth Confession

A well deserved honor!


Paul & Linda McCartney- Eat at Home- RAM

Wendy Rene- BBQ- BBQ

Warsaw Village Band- Goat- Upmixing

Live in Hungary 2008

King Hector & The Soul Dynamites- Broasted or Fried- Black Feeling





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