From the daily archives:

Monday, November 25, 2013

#808: 1966, The Mamas and the Papas, Monday, Monday

November 25, 2013

Every other day of the week is fine, yeah But whenever Monday comes, but whenever Monday comes You can find me cryin’ all of the time Day seven of our days of the week theme here at Songs To Learn And Sing and, slightly perversely, we are at the start of the week. We started […]

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Week 47: Prat – The Rev. Paul Flowers

November 25, 2013

This Week’s Prat of the Week is the Rev. Paul Flowers, former Chairman of the Co-Op Bank. And let us make one thing abundantly clear, Mr Flowers, has won this award without any thanks whatsoever to Ed Miliband or the Labour Party, his glorious display of Pratness is all his own work. And what a […]

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Capping Pay Day Loans or George Osborne – Economically Illiterate Marxist

November 25, 2013

Those of you old enough to remember the furore over Ed Miliband’s Labour Party conference speech in which he pledged to freeze energy prices for two years, will recall that the reaction on the right was to characterise the move as Stalinist economic planning.   This wasn’t just the reaction of the right wing media and […]

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Week 47: Hero – Paul Heaton

November 25, 2013

This week, our award for the greatest hero of the last seven days goes to musician-turned-publican Paul Heaton As if running the most right-wing government since WW2 wasn’t enough, ‘Dave’ Cameron’s continual attempts to look cool really set my teeth at edge. His professed love of The Smiths, The Eton Rifles, Gillian Welch and First […]

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#807: 1979, Joe Jackson, Sunday Papers

November 25, 2013

We’ve reached Sunday in our week of songs with days of the week in them, and, once again, I’ve got a plethora of songs to choose from, many of which are amongst some of my favourites: U2’s Sunday Bloody Sunday, Blondie’s Sunday Girl, the Velvets’ Sunday Morning, and on and on. But, I decided that […]

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