Michael Flanders & Donald Swann - A Gnu album download
|R. 4354||Michael Flanders And Donald Swann*||Music Of A Gnu / Misalliance (Shellac, 10")||Parlophone||R. 4354||UK||1957|
Flanders and Swann were a British comedy duo. Lyricist, actor and singer Michael Flanders (1922–1975) and composer and pianist Donald Swann (1923–1994) collaborated in writing and performing comic songs. They first worked together in a school revue in 1939 and eventually wrote more than 100 comic songs together
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Michael Flanders and Donald Swann began their musical comedy act in 1956 and continued to delight audiences with their concerts until 1967. In this short time they achieved international renownment with their three albums, of which At the Drop of a Hat was the first. Yet some songs stand out as classics, and it is small wonder that "The Gnu Song," "Misalliance," and the naughty "Madeira M'Dear" have acquired special status among fans. But of all these, the joyous song of "The Hippopotamus" is the best known and loved around the world. This album was recorded in 1959 at the Fortune Theatre, London, and was produced for Parlophone by George Martin. In 1991, it was included in the EMI box set, The Complete Flanders and Swann.
In his memoirs Swann's Way, Donald Swann explained how the duo came to write "The Gn. During the Second World War, Michael Flanders contracted polio while serving in the Royal Navy, and was left severely disabled. Kensington Borough Council obligingly dug out a section of the pavement and curb outside his flat so that he could maneuver his wheelchair freely back and forth from his car, but somebody less considerate would regularly steal his parking space, which obviously caused him great inconvenience and annoyance
Michael Flanders and Donald Swann A Transport of Delight.
Michael Flanders And Donald Swann – At The Drop Of A Hat. Label: Parlophone – PMC 1033. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Repress, Mono. Song Of Reproduction. A3. A Gnu. A4. Design For Living.