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December 13th, 2012 at 10:00 am

Listen to The Marathons, Watch Peanut Butter Being Made

On the website for the book Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food, Jon Krampner includes some links to various songs about peanut butter and peanuts. We could hardly resist posting a video here as well, so here’s “Peanut Butter,” by The Marathons. The song is great and the video documents the process of making peanut butter.

Here’s Krampner’s description:

This classic hit from 1961, almost a note-for-note copy of the version by the Olympics. It features a video from the Georgia Peanut Commission that shows the life cycle of peanut butter from the field to the factory. The standard peanut butter song. Recommended viewing and listening.

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  1. What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, December 14, 2012 | Yale Press Log says:

    [...] Columbia University Press gives a timeline on the history of peanut butter and some other interesting tidbits about the food paste in preparation for the publication of Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food! [...]

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