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Thread #13312   Message #4033477
Posted By: FreddyHeadey
10-Feb-20 - 05:49 PM
Thread Name: euphemistic for sex? folk songs?
Subject: RE: euphemistic for sex? folk songs?
Bert mentioned
a story (legend) about Marie LLoyd. Seems she was called up before the watch committee for singing lewd songs.
then gave them her rendition of "Come into the garden Maude"

It's comes up in the 1990 BBC radio production
Marie Lloyd, Queen of the Halls
Steve Trafford's adaptation of his stage play stars Elizabeth Mansfield , who played Marie in the original one-woman show.
at about 35min - 40min
occasionally available on Radio4extra