Crowdsourced Song Of The Day 4/15/2013: The Slim Gaillard Quartette - "Atomic Cocktail"

Today's amazing CSOTD comes to us courtesy of Jon Ponsford, who remains my best man. Slim Gaillard was a jazz guitarist and vocalist who specialized in off-beat novelty numbers, including this eye-opening creation recorded in 1945 -- the same year as Hiroshima. Yeah, the timing's a bit unfortunate, isn't it? It's probably not of much solace that Gaillard was talking about a drink, one whose potency has surely been eclipsed by the Long Island Iced Tea. Anyway. Keep this a secret from Kim Il-sung. It's his birthday. He has enough presents. Thanks, Jon!


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