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…
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|2||Play on spotify||The Hippopotamus Song||3,243 listeners|
|3||Play on spotify||A Transport of Delight||2,112 listeners|
|4||Play on spotify||A Song of the Weather||1,718 listeners|
|5||Play on spotify||Ill Wind||1,674 listeners|
|6||Play on spotify||Song of Reproduction||1,601 listeners|
|7||Play on spotify||A Song of Patriotic Prejudice||1,476 listeners|
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|9||Play on spotify||Misalliance||1,398 listeners|
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