The British duo, properly known as Michael Flanders & Donald Swann, was composed of the actor and singer Michael Flanders and the composer, pianist and linguist Donald Swann, who collaborated in writing and performing comic songs.
Flanders and Swann's songs are characterised by wit, gentle satire, complex rhyming schemes, and memorable choruses. They wrote over eighty comic songs together.
Between 1956 and 1967 they performed some of their songs in their long-running two-man revues At the Drop of a Hat… read more
|1||Play on spotify||The Gnu Song||4,068 listeners|
|2||Play on spotify||The Hippopotamus Song||3,260 listeners|
|3||Play on spotify||A Transport of Delight||2,398 listeners|
|4||Play on spotify||A Song of the Weather||1,730 listeners|
|5||Play on spotify||Ill Wind||1,689 listeners|
|6||Play on spotify||Song of Reproduction||1,613 listeners|
|7||Play on spotify||A Song of Patriotic Prejudice||1,476 listeners|
|8||Play on spotify||First and Second Law||1,473 listeners|
|9||Play on spotify||The Reluctant Cannibal||1,403 listeners|
|10||Play on spotify||Misalliance||1,400 listeners|