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American Highways Episode 15: “Black Coffee”
Back by popular demand, another episode on cooking and eating. From pop art to pop tarts, Guy Livingston brings us an entertaining and deadpan look at the sounds of food, in a show called “Black Coffee.”
In this episode of American Highways, you can savor animal crackers, Lime-Jello-Marshmallow-Cottage-Cheese-Surprise, spaghetti with tomatoes (recipe by Mario Batalli), strawberries and devil crabs, steak, dadaist baguettes, and more…
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Theme Music: Steve Reich, The Desert Music (1984)
First Movement (Fast).
Chorus of the Brooklyn Philharmonic,
Members of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Michael Tilson Thomas & William Carlos Williams
Nonesuch Records 79101.

1. Sugar
Louis Armstrong
NOTNOW Music 2CD233

2. Black Coffee
Carmen McRae
BMG Music 3110-2-N

3. Animal Crackers In My Soup
Shirley Temple
Matrix Runout EP602A

4. Lime Jello, Marshmallow, Cottage Cheese Surprise
William Bolcom
CD Baby 660355583520

5. Spaghetti With Sweet 100 Tomatoes (text by Mario Batali)
One Ring Zero
Black Balloon Publishing 2014

6. Sugar Coated Love
Lazy Lester
RHINO R2 71124

7. Eat Steak
The Reverend Horton Heat

8. Vegetables
The Beach Boys
Capitol Records 50999

9. Alice’s Restaurant Massacre (live)
Arlo Guthrie
Reprise Records 6267-2

10. Hello Pop Tart
Performers: David Dramm, Tomoko Mukaiyama, Anne La Berge, Cor Fuhler, Hans Van Der Meer, Wolter Wierbos, Carl G. Beukman.
BVHaast 9801

11. Theme from Burnt Weeny Sandwich
Frank Zappa
Barking Pumpkin Records D2 74239