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


Trivia/Info

  • This track is based on the spoken-word piece "Phantom 309" by Red Sovine. In Sovine's work, the hitchhiking narrator gets a ride from a truck driver. He finds out later at a truck stop that the driver had died 10 years before.
  • Teek and Vee's (now called Quickway Diner[1]) is an actual restaurant in Bloomingburg, NY just off Highway 17. It has been open since the 1950s.

Song Themes

Body Parts, Cities, Coffee, Colors, Dreams, Drinking Glasses, Drugs, Fire, Food, Kingdom Of Loathing Reference, Money, Music, Numbers, Occupations, People (Real), Poetry, Science, Size, Spoken Word, This Town, Time, Transportation, Water, Weather

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