Trucker's Coffee

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song name Trucker's Coffee
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Dial-A-Song, TMBG Clock Radio
year 1999
first played January 25, 2004 (2 known performances)
run time 2:32
sung by John Flansburgh


  • The track is based on the song 'Phantom 309', a spoken-word song by Red Sovine. It tells the story of a truck-driver who gives the narrator a lift whilst hitchhiking, only for it to transpire at a truck stop that the trucker died 10 years ago. Lyrics here. (Incidentally, the original song was the inspiration for the famous "Large Marge" scene in Pee Wee's Big Adventure, according to Wikipedia.)

Song Themes

Cities, Coffee, Colors, Fire, Kingdom Of Loathing Reference, People (Real), Poetry, Science, Talking, Not Singing, Transportation, Weather


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Trucker's Coffee is currently ranked #779 out of 907. (12 wikians have given it an average rating of 7.08)