A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from May 28, 2016
“There was a guy who played the organ in his garden to get organically grown food”

There’s a pun about “organically grown” food:

“There was a guy who played the organ in his garden to get organically grown food.”

The joke has been cited in print since at least 2001.


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2/2/01
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There was a guy who played the organ in his garden to get organically grown food.

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Postby Caboobie » Mon Nov 07, 2005 12:47 am
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There was a guy who played the organ in his garden to get organically grown food.

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Jim Chaparas
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i play an Organ in the garden each morning before work thus all of my vegetables are ORGANICALLY grown ...
11:52 AM - 4 Aug 2009

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Message 1052909 - Posted: 4 Dec 2010, 6:10:20 UTC
Well, you know what I heard about Mr. Crow?
I heard he would play the organ in his garden to get organically grown food.

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“There was a guy who played the organ in his garden to get organically grown food.”
2:51 PM - 13 Oct 2011

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Animesh Bhatt
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There was a guy who played the organ in his garden to get organically grown food.
8:10 AM - 1 Nov 2011

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Aaaahron
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@Raynsith This reminds me of a story of this guy who played the organ in his garden to get organically grown food.
6:09 AM - 18 May 2012

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