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Show 63 - Drink Brands

Show 63 - Drink Brands

If you cannot see the audio controls, your browser does not support the audio element Some blues singers were clearly paid to advertise products. In later years, b.b. king sang songs to famously sold peptikon and sonny boy williamson king biscuit flour. Were gonna take a look at some early songs that may be ads or may just be folks singing about products they enjoy.J.T "Funny Paper" Smith's 1930 Vocalion recording Good Coffee Blues talks about brands in some interesting ways in classic blues double entendre song:I Heard you say this morning, mama, that your head was throbbing through and throughHeard you say this morning that your head was throbbing through and throughCome on let me make you some coffee, let me show you what my coffee will do Pull off your house shoes, mama and lay down on the bedPull off your house shoes, mama lay down on the bedI won't be but a few minutes but I will kill that old headache dead. Don't rush, take your time lady, go down easy and slowDon't rush, t