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Margaret Thatcher: Thank you for the music

Margaret Thatcher: Thank you for the music

About the show

Playing tracks by

The Corries, Chris Wood, John Tams & Barry Coupe, Chumbawamba, Billy Bragg and more.

Not since Napoleon has one individual been the subject of so many songs. Margaret Thatcher may have divided the nation that she governed for 11 years, but she united musicians - united them in protest, mockery, sadness and anger. To mark the passing of this massively important figure in the world of folk music we say: Margaret Thatcher: Thank you for the music...

The Grand Correction by Chris Wood
Hilda's Cabinet Band by The Watersons
Who'll Take The Ball From Maggie Thatcher by The Corries
More Tea Margaret? by Rob Johnson and The Irregulars
Thatcherites by Billy Bragg
Johnny England by Little Johnny England
Remembrance Day/Harry Stone by John Tams and Barry Coupe
Waiting For Margaret To Go by Chumbawamba

Comments

trianglemim

entertaining enough, but nothing will really be achieved until her pernicious ideas are expunged from the national consciousness - and she suffers "damnatio memoriae" like her great friend Savile, who was also buried with freat pomp and hoo-ha before the truth came out.

Alan Jones

Brilliant and fitting.

Craig Herbertson

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