History Music / EricBogle

8th Jan '17 12:33:09 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* ShoutOut: At the end of "Little Gomez" the singer goes to the pet shop to try and buy a replacement for Gomez, but the shop owner (who "loved corny puns") told him [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yes!_We_Have_No_Bananas "Yes, we have no chihuahuas!"]]
26th Dec '16 1:51:54 PM LDSTroper1
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To hump tent and pegs, a man needs both legs\\

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To hump tent tents and pegs, a man needs both legs\\
22nd Dec '16 3:52:51 PM foxley
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* SongOfSongTitles:
** "And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda..." obviously refers to "Waltzing Matilda".
** "Plastic Paddy" name-checks a dozen or so Irish folk songs.
22nd Dec '16 3:42:47 PM foxley
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* SurrogateSoliloquy: "No Man's Land" is sung to a dead WWI soldier.
22nd Dec '16 3:30:31 PM foxley
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* TrainStationGoodbye: "Leaving Nancy", which is based on Bogle saying goodbye to his mother at the train station as he left to emigrate to Australia.
20th Oct '16 5:54:23 PM foxley
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-->"That brutalised children become adults who then brutalise"
20th Oct '16 5:30:18 PM foxley
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-->Ad the killers wear policeman's badges\\

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-->Ad -->And the killers wear policeman's badges\\
3rd Oct '16 5:32:56 AM foxley
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* DearNegativeReader: Parodied in "Bloody Rotten Audience"

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* DearNegativeReader: Parodied in "Bloody Rotten Audience"Audience" is presented as an InUniverse one of these by an embittered folk singer who's failed to win over the titular crowd, listing the different ways in which he's brilliant and how stupid the audience must be not to appreciate him. Performed live, this is both a SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}} and SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic.
3rd Oct '16 5:27:46 AM foxley
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* ViolentGlaswegian: Eric, who was born in Peebles, does not shy away from his Scottish heritage, and has used this stereoyoe for songs both comic (e.g. "English Arse Kissing Blues") and serious (e.g. "Glasgow Lullaby").

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* ViolentGlaswegian: Eric, who was born in Peebles, does not shy away from his Scottish heritage, and has used this stereoyoe stereotype for songs both comic (e.g. "English Arse Kissing Blues") and serious (e.g. "Glasgow Lullaby").
3rd Oct '16 5:25:57 AM foxley
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* KillerCop: * "Mirrors" is about Brazilian policemen who act as freelance death squads in Rio's slums.

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* KillerCop: * "Mirrors" is about Brazilian policemen who act as freelance death squads in Rio's slums.



* OutWithABang: "Little Gomez" is about a randy Chihuahua that is crushed to death while attempting to consumate a liaison with a Saint Bernard.

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* OutWithABang: "Little Gomez" is about a randy Chihuahua that is crushed to death while attempting to consumate consummate a liaison with a Saint Bernard.
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