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Origins: Turn the parks to officeblocks

ruairiobroin 21 Feb 10 - 03:58 PM
Dave Hanson 22 Feb 10 - 02:42 AM
Les in Chorlton 22 Feb 10 - 03:13 AM
Dave Hanson 22 Feb 10 - 04:27 AM
GUEST 22 Feb 10 - 03:47 PM
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Subject: Origins: Turn the parks to officeblocks
From: ruairiobroin
Date: 21 Feb 10 - 03:58 PM

Anyone remember a song that started
"Turn the parks to office blocks
make yourself a profit
Learn the way to make it pay "


Heard the whole song early seventies ish. Would love to hear it again.


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Subject: RE: Origins: Turn the parks to officeblocks
From: Dave Hanson
Date: 22 Feb 10 - 02:42 AM

It's Leon Rosselsons song, ' Brass Band Music ' Martin Carthy does a good version with Dave Swarbrick on the album, ' But Two Came By '

Dave H


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Subject: RE: Origins: Turn the parks to officeblocks
From: Les in Chorlton
Date: 22 Feb 10 - 03:13 AM

"Anyone who has read Louis MacNeice's Bagpipe Music may notice affinities with this poem. The brass in the title refers, of course, to money."

L in C


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Subject: RE: Origins: Turn the parks to officeblocks
From: Dave Hanson
Date: 22 Feb 10 - 04:27 AM

On his sleeve notes Martin Carthy says Brass Band Music was inspired by Louis MacNeice's Bagpipe Music.

Dave H


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Subject: RE: Origins: Turn the parks to officeblocks
From: GUEST
Date: 22 Feb 10 - 03:47 PM

Brass Band Music not in MC database. Brassieres on the other hand is
Anyone know the words?


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