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Time for a singalong session

28 August, 2020

Time for a Chas & Dave singalong?

• HAVING worked through “lockdown” to keep supplies moving I was fascinated to learn that there are people with time to pontificate on song lyrics.

The result being cancellation, editorship, truncation, adaptation, evasion, wise-acreship and rank poltroonery.

Given the times we have endured – and faced together – might I suggest a nationwide singalong à la Max Bygraves would stir the morale?

Could the government persuade the broadcast media, as a body, on a given day, at a given time, to play a song we could all sing together?

Obviously Chas & Dave would be favourite but for me the 1974 anthem The Cat Crept In would be the one. Incredible to think how big Mud were in those days.

STEPHEN SOUTHAM
Mildmay Grove North, N1

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