Sunday, 8 May 2022

Snapshots #239: A Top Ten Coffee Songs

What better on a Sunday morning than a nice cup of coffee?

How about ten cups?

10. Sounds like a toilet in a British Rail train.

B.R. with a lu (loo) in the middle.

Blur - Coffee & TV

9. Lost in Kentish post.

"Kentish post" was an anagram.

Ink Spots - Java Jive

8. Archimedes was quite modest.

Archimedes came up with 𝝅 pi. He was very humble about it.

Humble Pie - Black Coffee

7. George, Roger, Ian, Val.

They were all Saints. (George Sanders, Roger Moore, Ian Ogilvy and Val Kilmer.)

All Saints - Black Coffee

6. First Lady might Endeavour.

Ella Fitzgerald was the First Lady of Song, of Jazz, and of Swing.

Endeavour was the first name of Inspector More.

So Ella may Morse. Or...

Ella Mae Morse - 40 Cups of Coffee

5. Rich man's party trick leads to burnt tongue.

This is why Jonathan Richman stopped the fire eating.

Jonathan Fire*Eater - Station Coffee

4. Communist's curls ignite.

That Lefty's hair is really frizzeling.

Lefty Frizzell - Cigarettes and Coffee Blues

3. Primitives quiz Portishead.

The Primitives had a Crash. Portishead had a Dummy. A quiz is a test.

Crash Test Dummies - Afternoons & Coffeespoons

2. Hallorann.

Dick Hallorann, in The Shining, as played by...

Scatman Crothers - Keep That Coffee Hot

1. Tight.

It's a tight Squeeze...

Get a free refill next Saturday morning.


  1. Completely forgot to tune in yesterday.It is an age thing.


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