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||4,082 listeners|
|2||Play on spotify||The Hippopotamus Song||3,268 listeners|
|3||Play on spotify||A Transport of Delight||2,411 listeners|
|4||Play on spotify||A Song of the Weather||1,736 listeners|
|5||Play on spotify||Ill Wind||1,694 listeners|
|6||Play on spotify||Song of Reproduction||1,618 listeners|
|7||Play on spotify||A Song of Patriotic Prejudice||1,481 listeners|
|8||Play on spotify||First and Second Law||1,478 listeners|
|9||Play on spotify||The Reluctant Cannibal||1,408 listeners|
|10||Play on spotify||Misalliance||1,404 listeners|