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|song name||Trucker's Coffee|
|artist||They Might Be Giants|
|releases||Dial-A-Song, TMBG Clock Radio|
|first played||January 25, 2004 (2 known performances)|
|sung by||John Flansburgh|
- This track is based on the spoken-word piece "Phantom 309" by Red Sovine (also see Rabid Child). 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 ) is an actual restaurant in Bloomingburg, NY just off Highway 17. It has been open since the 1950s.
- The Ken Kesey bus was a hippie road-trip vehicle, famous for its bright colors and for its riders' psychedelic drug use.
Body Parts, Cities, Coffee, Colors, Dreams, Drinks, Drugs, Fire, Food, Money, Music, Numbers, Occupations, People (Real), Poetry, Science, Size, Spoken Word, The Senses, This Town, Time, Transportation, Water, Weather
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Trucker's Coffee is currently ranked #772 out of 910. (13 wikians have given it an average rating of 7.15)