On March 5, 1995, Victor Anthony Stanshall aka Viv Stanshall died aged 52. The English singer-songwriter, musician, painter, author and poet is best known for his work with the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, for his surreal exploration of the British upper classes in Sir Henry at “Rawlinson End” and for narrating Mike Oldfield’s “Tubular Bells”.
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Those of us of a tender age will perhaps remember the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, a bunch of musical surrealists who could be found under any number of stones in the late 1960s and early 1970s, taking the brief fashion for 1920s musical revivalism practiced by bands like the Temperance Seven and the New Vaudeville Band and subjecting it to a particularly British sort of undergraduate anarchism. 554 more words
What is a twat? The ‘Net has it as vulgar slang for ‘vulva’, an ‘obnoxious person’ or ‘to hit or punch, UKIP uber-lord Nigel Façade encompasses all of these (apologies to Andrea Dworkin). 298 more words
Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, The Rutles and 7th member of Monty Python, Neil Innes knows his way around funny (and a melody). For those of you who do not know, Innes is responsible for most of the music in The Holy Grail. 87 more words
The Bestiality of the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band – Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band
Madness. This is a compilation of an eccentric British nonsensical band. 87 more words