(diner noises)
It's night time in the Big City
pizza parlor is locking up
a drunken security guard drops his flashlight
"Full of caffeinated dreams, schemes, and themes"

The Singers and Songs

  • Java Jive
  • Jerry Irby
    One Cup of Coffee and a Cigarette
    "One of those guys who went from hillbilly to rockabilly."
  • The Coffee Song
  • Black Coffee In Bed
    "A lot of people compared songwriters Chris Difford and Glen Tilbrook to Lennon and McCartney, but they were much younger."
  • Cigarettes and Coffee
  • Caffeine and Nicotine
    "He had a sound that was kind of like a mix of honky tonk and western swing but with a freer, looser, more vibrant singin style."
  • Cigarettes and Coffee Blues
  • Coffee Blues
    "Another name for manic depression is the blues."
  • Keep That Coffee Hot
    "Another name for manic depression is the blues."
  • The Larks
    Coffee, Cigarettes and Tears
  • Black Coffee
  • Sexmith and Kerr (Ron Sexmith, Don Kerr)
    Raindrops In My Coffee
  • Coffee and TV
    "You know, at one time coffee was believed to be the drink of the devil. When Pope Vincent III heard about this, he decided to taste the drink before banning it. In fact, he enjoyed coffee so much he wound up baptizing it, stating, "Coffee is so delicious it would be a pity to let the infidels have exclusive use of it." I also feel that way about coffee. And about TV. And about Blu."r
  • Forty Cups of Coffee
  • Let's Have Another Cup of Coffee

The Other People and Players

  • Irving Berlin
  • Voltaire
  • Pope Vincent III
  • Sonny and Cher
  • Flat and Scruggs
  • Marty Robbins
  • Steve Cropper
  • Johnny Jenkins and The Pine Toppers
  • Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
    On the perfect cup of coffee: "Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love."
  • The Brown Spots
  • Hoppy Jones
  • Deke Watson
  • Charlie Fuqua
  • Abbot and Costello

The Other Songs and Albums

  • Secret Heart

The Poets

  • Henry Ward Beecher

The Movies and TV Shows

The Plays and Musicals

The Places

  • Nashville, TN
  • Moultrie, GA
  • Lake Monona
  • Los Angeles

Record Labels

  • Campo Records

Commercials and Public Service Announcements

  • Maxwell House
  • Folgers