“Martin To Ossie And Bang”

The Summer Of Pod

Those are some lyrics to a song about the England team from 1970, do they ring a bell ? Chris needs your help. He’s got a song stuck in his head and it’s driving him mad. He’s emailed me and I’ve drawn a blank. He’s been on every forum to ask and no joy. Here’s a post from him on the WSC message boards: “In 1970 when Back Home was the official England World Cup Song there was another song that got little airtime but sounded like the squad (although it could have been anyone) and the words included members…

A Semi For Spurs

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This is the 3rd post in a mini-series looking at this year’s FA Cup Semi-Finalists. You know that despite themselves, Spurs have done pretty well this season. My evidence of this ? Well I’m glad you asked… Despite the comedy stylings of Heurelho Gomes (who Redknapp doesn’t like) and despite Ledley King only able to play when the wind is blowing from the southeast at 2 knots. Even with Robbie Keane (who ‘urry up doesn’t like) being shipped off to the wilds of Scotia land, plus because of injuries it forced Jamie’s pappy to play Roman Pavlyuchenko, even though… you…

Stewpot’s Junior Choice

This one requires some set up first before we get to the tunes because I realise that there will be a few of you out there who might not actually recognise or remember the big nosed bloke below: In the late 70’s Radio One used to play what Radio Two plays now. At the time it was all mainstream, safe middle of the road music, no risks taken. (The late great John Peel was still on, but was shoved into a late night slot and never talked about). The current Radio 2 has some of the DJ’s who were on…