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Billy Bragg...

Discussion in 'music' started by Mr Cat, Feb 15, 2019.

  1. Engels

    Engels pfm Member

    No, No I can't have that

    "I look like Robert De Niro and drive a Mitsubushi Pajero" is one the best lines ever...

    As others have said Billy is doing 3 night stints in the UK later this year, two gigs retrospective early album material only and one all the hits! Me with friends and family are going as a gang to the final night in Bristol.

    He is great live - always enjoy singing along with him and listening to his between song banter
    Mr Cat likes this.
  2. manicatel

    manicatel pfm Member

    I seem to remember someone, (maybe Phil jupitus?) doing a comedy version of sexuality called beastiality. Always worth a chuckle. So that makes the original ok with me.
  3. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    He also had 'relations with girls from many nations', it is terrible
  4. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    Phil Jupitus, started out as Porkie the Poet I understand. A very unfunny man mostly unemployed since the demise of the irritating music quiz.
  5. Colonel_Mad

    Colonel_Mad pfm Member

    One of those comedians I have literally never even smiled at anything I've heard them say. Along with John Bishop and Michael McIntyre.

    He does have a rather special collection of every cover variant of Ian Dury's 'Do It Yourself' though, so I'll let him off.

    ff1d1l and gavreid like this.
  6. Engels

    Engels pfm Member

    What...?!? Phil is a regular on QI for example and still v funny on there
  7. Colonel_Mad

    Colonel_Mad pfm Member

    Guess we're all different. Seen him on QI a lot. Still don't find him funny.
  8. Weekender

    Weekender pfm Member

    He makes my Mrs's skin crawl.
  9. Engels

    Engels pfm Member

    The gag about hitting the Pope's ring with a hammer being what happens when he forgets his safe word that caused Sandi to high-five him... for example
  10. Spiderous

    Spiderous pfm Member

    It’s a song of its time and whilst it does handle the subject matter in a bit of a ham-fisted way at at times, no song that references Red Star Belgrade could ever be considered one of the worst songs of all time (imho).

    I thing BB is one of England’s greatest songwriters.
  11. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    Well we will never agree on this, you would have to really stretch the definition of greatest; he could possibly make the top 100;)

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