“Townes van Zandt is the best songwriter in the whole world,” said Steve Earle, adding “and I'll stand on Bob Dylan's coffee table in my cowboy boots and say that.”
“Go on and cry in your coffee,” said Billy Joel adding, “but don't come bitching to me.”
“Bring me a bowl of coffee,” said Johann Sebastian Bach, “before I turn into a goat.”
“I don't need music, lobster or wine, Whenever your eyes look into mine,” wrote Billy Rose, “The things I long for are simple and few, a cup of coffee, a sandwich - and you!”
The Top Ten Coffees in the World
“I fall to my knees, shake a rattle at the sky,” said Paul Simon adding, “I'm afraid that I'll be taken, abandoned, and forsaken in her cold coffee eyes.”
“Have coffee and a banana first - coffee's a stimulant, while banana balances blood sugar,” said Anita Ellis, “so together they'll supply energy for your exercise, and as an added bonus help encourage your body to burn fat.”
“I don't leave my neighborhood. I don't go anywhere. There are four blocks I live in and there are two coffee shops, one at each end of the block, so I don't do much driving,” said Ben Folds. “Some people would say they never see me because I don't go anywhere. I stay in the blue state of Nashville, my bubble.”
“The manner in which Americans ‘consume' music has a lot to do with leaving it on their coffee tables, or using it as wallpaper for their lifestyles,” said Frank Zappa, adding “like the score of a movie - it's consumed that way without any regard for how and why it's made.”
“I don't know why it is, but I do believe kids are drinking coffee at a younger age - 13, 14, 15 - and coming in and drinking amounts that even I wouldn't drink,” said Donna Griffin, “and I've been drinking coffee for a while.”
“Actually, I might party a bit. I haven't partied in a long time,” said Gerard Way, adding “But we party a little differently than, like, Trick Daddy. We like high-speed Internet and strong coffee.”
“Coffee is a balm,” said Giuseppe Verdi adding, “to the heart and spirit.”
“If you're looking for youth, you're looking for longevity, just take a dose of rock ‘n roll,” said Hank Ballard adding, “It keeps you going. Just like caffeine in your coffee. Rock ‘n roll is good for the soul,” Ballard continued, “for the well being, for the psyche, for your everything. I love it. I can't even picture being without rock ‘n roll.”
“Coffee?” said Captain Janeway in Star Trek: Voyager, “No thanks, one more cup and I'll jump to warp.”
“There are tons of great Christian artists who don't have access to the marketing machinery to get their names and music into the right hands,” said Gary LeMaster, adding “And there are a wealth of venues, from churches to coffee houses, Christian colleges, concert promoters, and Christian music festivals that are looking for these talents.”
“I do get free coffee,” said Sonya Kitchell, “but I have to keep asking for gift cards.”
“It's quiet. We open the hangar door and have coffee,” said Eric Peterson, “and watch the osprey fly up and down the Russian River.”
Coffee and Espresso Brewing Tips
For tips on brewing the perfect cup of coffee see the Espresso Coffee Guides section on coffee brewing.
For easy to follow instructions on how to make great espresso drinks see Espresso Drink Recipes and the How to make Lattes and Cappuccinos. Also provided are tips on Pulling A Perfect Espresso Shot.
For the history of espresso and coffee see World's Best History of Coffee, and for a complete list of coffee terminology with detailed definitions see the Espresso Coffee Guides Coffee and Espresso Glossary.
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