Solid potato salad lyrics meaning. Really good potato salad. Aggie maggie and elmira solid potato salad lyrics. Solid potato salad gene vincent de paul m hughie prince l don raye l 1943 as rec by the nat king cole trio 1946 also rec by ella mae morse 43 the ross sisters 44 some folks like there taters lyonnaise some prefer french fries but i like mine fixed with mayonnaise coleslaw on the side. The ross sisters were a trio of american singers and dancers comprising betsy ann ross 19261996 veda victoria vicki ross 19272002 and dixie jewell ross 19291963 who used the stage names aggie maggie and elmira.
The bits that are in normal english accompanied by the ross sisters miming would appear to suggest that solid potato salad means literally what it says. Fatty mayo eggs bacon ranch dressing its all there fully loaded. There has been some speculation as to whether the lyric has an alternate underlying meaning though the consensus seems to be that its just a quirky song about good food. You have to forget everything you know about current tends in nutrition to enjoy this potato salad.
Let it all go and get into a mid century mindset. Solid potato salad thats solid salad jack solid potato salad bo. According to urban dictionary to be potato salad is to keep fresh and chill. A lot of slang words are older than you think.
Solid potato salad is a great vocal swing chart from the versatile ella mae morse recorded with the freddie slack orchestra in 1943 when ella mae was only eighteen years old. Potatoes and mayonnaise or salad dressing are the main ingredients in any potato salad. Aggie maggie and elmira from english to russian. And that cant be it.
Solid potato salad why theres no reason a scene in a movie has to have anything to do with the movie itself. The ross sisters the stage names. Other traditional ingredients would include prepared mustard chopped onions chopped celery relish and. Charlene mcnally july 4 2014.
Solid potato salad may 30 2006 701 am subscribe. They performed as a three part harmony trio who also danced and have become particularly noted. Happily there is very little footage devoted to this ill considered effort to be smarty and mod. Think 1952 the fourth of july company picnic.
Its meant to be camp but actually is merely a suggestion that some form of musical entertainment does date.