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Auntie Beeb Knows Best: Songs Banned by the BBC

Please visit the source of this image for an excellent blog about censorship.

BBC4 recently broadcast a documentary about BBC censorship, Britain’s Most Dangerous Songs: Listen to the Banned… 365 more words

Music

Thanks Mister Roosevelt - George Formby

You’re in for a really interesting wartime jingle today, folks, as we cover George Formby’s “Thanks Mister Roosevelt”, from 1941.

Now let me clear up the date controversy first – the video above claims 1940, which is a blind statement, since America didn’t join the war until December of 1941. 307 more words

WW2

It's Silly Caption Time

Yes I know that my silly captions have never proven popular, and that I’ve posted and deleted them a million times; but I’m not on these any more… 22 more words

Humor

I'm the Ukulele Man - George Formby

Now I recently warned you that, as I was working my through a series of George Formby films, there may be a slight spike in Formby songs on this blog – and today I make good on that warning, as I introduce “I’m the Ukulele Man”, from 1940. 284 more words

Comedy & Easy Listening