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Personal Essay

The Shock of the Nu

April 7, 2013 • 3330
The Nugrape Twins recorded six tracks for Columbia Records between 1926 and 1927 — four gospel tunes (including “Pray Children if You Want to Go to Heaven” and “There’s a City Built of Mansions”) and two anthems for the soda Nugrape, hence the moniker on their 78s — “I got Your Ice-Cold Nugrape” and “Nugrape »