[Homeroast] What Coffee Do You Buy, When You Can't Roast
sandraandina at mac.com
Tue Jul 9 16:36:55 CDT 2013
Thanks for the earworm! You haven't lived till you've heard Rogers sing his own parody of "Barrett's Privateers," "Barrett's Private Parts."
On Jul 9, 2013, at 4:21 PM, Martin Maney <maney at two14.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 09, 2013 at 11:56:41AM -0500, Sandy Andina wrote:
>> brought back some "Rise Again" blend--mostly Indonesians--from Nova
>> Scotia last year; it was pretty darn good. The name comes from the
>> roasters being fans of the late great Nova Scotian singer-songwrite
>> r Stan Rogers, and is the refrain of his most famous song "The Mary
>> Ellen Carter." Stan, just 36, perished in the fire caused by the
>> crash landing of his flight in Cincinnati 30 years ago this summer.
> Friends of mine have claimed to scandalize (or delight, depends on
> who's telling it) more traditional folks at the Winnipeg fest in the
> wee hours by singing MEC to a variety of other melodys. Pinball
> Wizard, The Stripper, oh, many others, but those stuck.
> I can't remember how it worked with TS's melody. Lots of folk license
> has to be applied, I expect. Pinball Wizard, OTOH, seems almost made
> for the lyrics. :-)
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