Gainesville Can’t Dance vol 1, with Various Artists, Band-Hetch Hetchy, Song – Retsina, Album-Swollen-1990 Feat. on vocals, this is the sister of Michael Stipe, Lynda Stipe. Retsina: It’s a wine that’s allowed tree sap in it from ages old when Grecian storekeepers had gotten tired of soldiers who repeatedly would steal from them. To prevent from looting they vesseled their wines (before barrels were invented) … using seals adapted with pine resin resulting for a bitter tasting and undesirable beverage but safe from the Roman army’s plundering. A proper Roman could NOT BARE the rankness of Retsina… . This tradition holds in modern day times however with less pungency than in the ancient era. Not any idea really of the song lyrics but for a while now I’ve been meaning to dump it from my cassette. : ) Feat. on vocals, this is the sister of Michael Stipe, Linda Stipe. [new-aGeY] (sort of) :Retsina, it’s a wine that allows tree sap in it from when Grecian storekeepers who had gottn tired of soldiers who would repeatedly steal from them. To prevent this looting they vesseled their wines (before barrels are invented) using seals mad…e with pine resin resulting for a bitter tasting and undesirable beverage also safe from the Roman army’s plundering. A proper Roman couldn’t bare the rankness of Retsina… . The tradition holds to this modern day however with much less pungency as it was in ancient era. Not really any idea of the song’s lyrics or meaning but been meaning for

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