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Sunday, January 5, 2014

#832: 1957, The Everly Brothers, Wake Up Little Susie

January 5, 2014

Phil Everly, the younger of the two, died on Friday. Time for a well overdue tribute here on Songs to Learn and Sing. The Everly Brothers’ close harmonies were peerless, even if perhaps they share some of the blame for spawning the boybands that have plagued the 90s onwards. Like the Gallaghers and Davieses, they […]

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Week 1: Prat – Michael Gove

January 5, 2014

Our first Prat of the Week award of 2014 goes to Education Secretary Michael Gove Whilst Michael Gove likes to see himself as a bit of an intellectual, he is no stranger to making a bit of an arse out of himself. He has excelled himself this week with his rewriting of the history of […]

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Week 1: Villain – Margaret Thatcher

January 5, 2014

Our first Villain of the Week Award of 2014 is a posthumous award to Margaret Thatcher with the release of 30 year rule of delayed declassified National Archive papers that show the brutal reign of divide and rule from Margaret Thatcher and her Tory government. The declassified papers reveal that Margaret Thatcher was prepared to […]

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Week 1: Hero – Dr Ion Jinga

January 5, 2014

Our first Hero of the Week Award for 2014 goes to the Romanian Ambassador to the UK , Dr Ion Jinga for his withering put down of the British tabloid press staking out airports for the influx of Romanian and Bulgarian migrants on 1 January. 1 January 2014 saw all restrictions on Romanian and Bulgarian […]

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