Best Canned Music

Hometown Buffet

As more and more restaurants subscribe to satellite music formats no different from what you hear on the radio, one begins to long for the days of bona fide "elevator music." HomeTown Buffet is one of the few eateries that still pipes in bastardized instrumental remakes of hit tunes where jaw-dropping vapidity promotes a sense of misplaced nostalgia instead of knee-jerk disgust. You won't believe what they've done to "Sweet Home Alabama."

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