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Eric Idle is the composer of most Monty Python songs (along with Neil Innes) such as the Python anthem "Always Look on the Bright Side Of Life" (which is also played after Iron Maiden's shows). His outstanding linguistic ability have earned him the name "Master of the One-Liner".

During his time at Cambridge, Eric served as the president of the famous Cambridge Footlights Dramatic Club.

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  • "Life's a piece of shit when you look at it."
  • he was soo great at the Olympic closing ceremony yesterday. legendary!
  • sweeeeeeeet<3
  • lol, noobs. Confusing Idle with McQuickly again...
  • He's a Rutle too, don't forget.
  • The Galaxy Song <3
  • Definitely my favourite of the bunch!
  • ♥ FCC Song ♥
  • I love You, Mr. Idle... You don't know what Your existence means to me and my life, but I wanna thank You for all optimism and light You are spreading all around... You know that the best things are for free...& I'm enjoying every single song from your site....again and again
  • happy b-day eric *-*

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