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The Peterson beer powered organ.
February 3, 2002 12:05 AM   Subscribe

The Peterson beer powered organ. Its like being the conductor of a well trained ensemble of jug playing hillbillies. (with sound samples)
posted by skallas (10 comments total)

 
COACH: Can I draw you a beer, Norm?
NORM: No, I know what they look like. Just pour me one.
posted by tommasz at 8:23 AM on February 3, 2002


Peterson has realized his dream and I salute him with a drunken belch. Wouldn't that be the perfect accompaniment? All the fellows who drank those beers in a belching choral arrangement, doing Christmas favorites.

It reminds me of a place I visited at a very young age (or perhaps I dreamt it) called Organ Powered Pizza. They had all sorts of instruments wired to one central organ: trumpets, drums, cellos, nearly an orchestra (as I vaguely remember). Does anyone remember this place? Or am I quite mad?
posted by glennie at 8:33 AM on February 3, 2002


If you're mad how soon can I get a contract to you? ;)
posted by MiguelCardoso at 8:37 AM on February 3, 2002


no one else is going to point out the phrase "beer powered organ"? this is a sad day in mefi history.
posted by pikachulolita at 9:34 AM on February 3, 2002


No, it would be a sad day in Fark history.
posted by MrBaliHai at 11:28 AM on February 3, 2002


If they put this into mass production, and need someone to empty bottles for use in these instruments, I am available for a nominal fee.
posted by mr_crash_davis at 2:04 PM on February 3, 2002


no one else is going to point out the phrase "beer powered organ"? this is a sad day in mefi history.

Get over it. It is beer powered.
posted by skallas at 2:12 PM on February 3, 2002


They don't actually use beer in the bottles - a mineral oil is used to avoid constant re-tuning due to evaporation.

But still, it looks damn cool.
posted by cheaily at 4:18 PM on February 3, 2002


That was cool. How come no version of the "Beer Barrel Polka?"
Oh. well if they ever run short of bottles, I'll be happy to empty a few for them.
posted by jonmc at 5:46 PM on February 3, 2002


jonmc, you may take the second spot in line.
posted by mr_crash_davis at 8:05 PM on February 3, 2002


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