Top Forty Songs about Food

  1. Lenny White Twennynine ~ peanut butter
funk song
  2. Hank Williams Jambalaya (on the Bayou) Recorded on the 13th June 1952 at Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel
  3. The Newbeats – Bread and Butter (1964)
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Minions Banana Song
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Strawberry Alarm Clock – Incense And Peppermints
  6. Music for Al’s Breakfast by David Baldwin.
  7. Oscar Mayer Wiener Song- Quartet
  8. “Suppertime” from “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”
  9. Egg-mont Overture
  10. “It Must Be Jelly, ’cause Jam Don’t Shake Like that!”
  11. Oscar Brown, Jr.’s “Watermelon Man”
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 (see herbie hancock for the original…)
  12. Chicken Cordon Blues -Steve Goodman
  13. Chocolates by James Grant. Three pieces for clarinet and piano
  14. Salt peanuts, salt peanuts!
  15. the classic FRANKFURTER SANDWICHES
  16. The GREAT Slim Gaillard! Chile and Beans
  17. And if you liked that, check out his Dunkin’ Bagel.
  18. Hand Me Down That Can O’ Beans” from Paint Your Wagon.
  19. Carmel Kameleon by Culture Club
  20. One bad apple – The Osmonds
  21. Taste of Honey
  22. American Pie – Don McLean
  23. Blueberry Hill – Fats Domino
  24. I want Candy – Bow Wow Wow
  25. Cherry Pie (alas Warrant isn’t music gold, but it is food)
  26. Pour some sugar on me  – Def Leppard
  27. The Banana Boat Song – Harry Belafonte
  28. The Candyman Can – Sammy Davis jr
  29. Animal crackers – Melanie (Safka)
  30. Let’s call the whole thing off – Billie Holiday (tomato, patato, chocolate, strawberry)
  31. Call Any Vegetable – Frank Zappa
  32. Alcohol – The Kinks
  33. A taste of honey – Herp Albert
  34. Ice Cream Man – Tom Waits
  35. Yes! We have no bananas – various artists
  36. You’re the cream in my coffee
  37. Life is just a bowl of cherries
  38. Cooking breakfast for the one I love – Maria Muldauer
  39. Supper time – Libby Holman
  40. Black Coffee
  41. La Bonne Cuisine – Leonard Bernstein

“Place-Setting DJ”, a one-minute film by Nelleke Koop, music by Benjamin Boone, performed by Guy Livingston

 

special thanks to Bill Eddins and Gerrit Vennema for their creative contributions to this list.

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