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30 June 2005

Music Mix??

Christine, of the Morning Coffee & Afternoon Tea blog, recently posted about Tea Tunes. I was glad to find some more music featuring tea because I've been trying to collect songs to create a "tea mix" for myself. Here's what I have, so far:

Tea For One, Led Zeppelin, Presence,1976

Baby Beautiful, Aiha Higurashi, Japan For Sale: Volume 4

Scottish Tea, The Amboy Dukes, The Golden Age Of Underground Radio (all instrumental)

Beautiful World, Colin Hay



I'm still looking for songs that have a title or at least one line about tea. Any suggestions are welcome. :)

6 Comments:

Blogger Cindy W. said...

Added later in the day:

Tea In The Sahara, The Police, 1993

3:47 PM  
Anonymous Christine said...

Excellent! You've got some there I've never heard. I found a site that has a CD for sale with piano music. The obvious ones are there: Tea for Two, When I Take My Sugar to Tea... but also listed is Do Re Mi. I forgot there's a line in that song that goes "Ti, a drink with jam and bread". Another song listed is Suzanne. I don't know that one.

I'll keep looking, it'd be great to see this list grow and grow. :)

9:29 AM  
Blogger Cindy W. said...

I'm trying to track down a couple of pop/rock groups that have "tea" in their name, but they're fairly unknown and probably hard to find.

Of course, there are a few CDs of "tea" music out there -- usually new age, sometimes traditional/folk Chinese. These are nice (and I have a couple), but I'm really focused on songs and lyrics.

Now I just have to find a really funky cover of Do Re Mi (I'd forgotten about the ti line!).

10:27 AM  
Blogger Kat said...

Here are just a few more:
Afternoon Tea: The Kinks
All the Tea in China: Buck Ownes
Pennyroyal Tea: Nirvana
Sunday for Tea: Peter and Gordon
Tea for the Tillerman: Cat Stevens
Texas tea party: benny Goodman

11:18 AM  
Blogger Cindy W. said...

I am slowly but surely going through the search results for "tea" from poemhunter.com (they list song lyrics as well). There are 224 hits, although quite a few are repeats.

Anyway, once I've done that, I'll add in the suggestions here, and I'll post an updated list to my blog. :)

10:55 AM  
Blogger Roy Black said...

Hi Cindy --

How about:

Have a Cuppa Tea - The Kinks
Boston Tea Party - The Sensational Alex Harvey Band
Tea and Sympathy - Jars of Clay
When I Take My Sugar to Tea - The Boswell Sisters

Sorry to hear about the cat. Hope you're doing fine unde the circumstances. Say hi to J.

Best from Berlin
Thomas

9:58 AM  

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