[Dixielandjazz] Ugly Chile Lyrics

David Richoux tubaman at tubatoast.com
Fri Mar 6 13:10:38 PST 2009

Since I worked at a non-commercial (mostly rock) radio station for  
quite a few years, I have been surprised how many DJs announced Jimi  
Hendrix's "Voodoo Chile" as if it was an extra spicy bean and/or meat  

Dave Richoux

On Mar 6, 2009, at 12:02 PM, Don Robertson wrote:

> When I was growing up, my father owned a pickle factory, which  
> consumed a lot of sugar.  One day he came home with a '78 Capitol  
> record he got from the Spreckels salesman.  On one side was Johnny  
> Mercer singing "My Sugar's So Refined" the other side was "Ugly  
> Chile" with a supplementary label saying "Sweeten up that Ugly Chile  
> with Spreckels sugar".  My father was not at all interested in  
> popular music, so the record was immediately mine.
> Don Robertson
> Napa, CA

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