The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #121730   Message #2662346
Posted By: Gurney
22-Jun-09 - 05:00 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Nobody's Moggy Now (Eric Bogle)^^^
Subject: RE: 'Nobody's Moggy Now' - Bogle^^^
Meself, I maintain that it's OK because 'We' have a robust world view and refuse to allow the mealy-mouthed to censor us, but of course, this leads to the question who are they, the mealy-mouthed?
Me, on occasion, and on certain subjects, according to certain people!

Morality is only the view from a very personal hill.

I've only ever seen the song as an expression of sympathy, from a robust viewpoint, but then, I've only ever heard it sung by EB himself, on record. It sounds to be sung with an affected stoicism, not gleefully.