Sunday, 5 December 2010

Seasick Steve: Thunderbird



Here's a song by Seasick Steve about one of his tipples of choice, Thunderbird.

It seems that this is a brand of 'low-end fortified wine', in other words the US equivalent of Buckfast.  It was once marketed as such, in a radio jingle:


 "What's the word? 
Thunderbird
How's it sold? 
Good and cold 
What's the jive? 
Bird's alive 
What's the price? 
Thirty twice."

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