Summer of '69

   

A parody of a song by Bryan Adams.  Recorded by John Fitzpatrick in Arlington, VA
Recorded: 10/03/2014  Released: 10/04/2014  First aired: 10/10/2014
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Lyrics

From Friday, October 3rd's show, another diversion down the grocery aisle, this time with the most wonderful Tim Kurkjian

Summer of ‘69

Talking groceries with Tim Kurkjian
Trading tips how to save a dime
Tony loves the refugee Safeway
Grapefruit juice for $3.69

These two guys supposed to be sports pros
Pricing fruit and avacados
Timmy says he just eats for fuel
Are they gonna talk Nationals?

Oh, hey, Jeanne look out now
There's Timmy over by the cashier
Cruising at Harris Teeter
Every day he’s gonna be there
Says he can’t cook to save his life

Ain't no use in complainin'
Tony’s got a show to do
Who knows what they’ll talk about next time
Hey, Tim, you like fondue?

Listenin’ to this lame podcast
Delay sometimes will last forever
Oh, and when you tell this tale
Fine line between stupid and clever
Who cares about your fruit juice price

Oh, yeah.
Grapefruit juice for 3.69, ohhhhh

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robert berg in Pittsburgh, PA
i caught myself singing this on the way to work and i knew all the words, and i was so proud of myself. i have no idea why i would be so self-congratulatory, but i was. this is a no-brainer mount rushmore jingle for me.
609 days ago.
John Fitzpatrick in Arlington, VA
Kristen (and everybody here, really), how kind, thank you. I am flattered. Which is to say, I like that very much and Pavlov knew EXACTLY what he was talking about! ;-)
609 days ago.
Kristen in Sioux Falls, SD
This is so great, definitely one of my favorites. I listen to it almost every week. Thank you John Fitzpatrick.
609 days ago.
17esquire in Rochester, NY
This is my fave! Laugh out loud (along with Tim)!
967 days ago.
Tom from Rockville
This was so great, John! Loved it!
982 days ago.
joeythejammer in Ellicott City, MD
Still laughing with every play. John Q.T...... (quick turnaround)
985 days ago.
Emily
I laughed SO hard when this came on at work....I got some very strange looks. I LOVED Tim's response! So great!
986 days ago.
Adam, Hangzhou China
Simply Amazing; I'm still laughing days later. Great Job
988 days ago.
alantaylor in Lumberton, NC
John: You are scary talented. Listening to Tim laughing on air was priceless.
989 days ago.
TheOtherDan in Rockville, MD
It's always a great moment when you really crack up Gary. Nice job!
990 days ago.
John Welsh in Somerville, MA
Kurkjian laughing at this was an all-time great moment for the jingle community.
990 days ago.
Forrest
This is fantastic
991 days ago.
ToddInLexington in United States
You had Timmy laughing like he does when he's on SVP's show. Kudos.
992 days ago.
Brad Weiss in Carrboro, NC
Your daily jingle, brought to you by FitzJohnP. Spectacular!
992 days ago.
Ricardo Bahena
You guys are so clever. I love the song since forever and now a jingle to sing and laugh. Than you
993 days ago.
Kj in St. Paul, MN
I was wondering who would jingle about this first. I should've known it would be you! Way to go!
995 days ago.
Jerry in Annandale, VA
I was recounting the story of this interview to Michelle and how it epitomized why folks listen to TK. Great job capturing the moment, John!
997 days ago.
Hampton Nager in Dallas, TX
Now, now -- the Canadian government has apologized for Bryan Adams on several occasions. Thanks for a great jingle, budday!
997 days ago.
Brad Weiss in Carrboro, NC
Yes. Really. Wonderful.
997 days ago.
Fred Andolini in Las Vegas, NV
John really cranking out the timely jingles, very nice.
998 days ago.
Tom in Kissimmee FL
Kooking with Kurkjian up next on the Food Network
998 days ago.

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