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||The Gnu Song||4,102 listeners|
|2||Play on youtube||The Hippopotamus Song||3,298 listeners|
|3||Play on youtube||A Transport of Delight||2,428 listeners|
|4||Play on youtube||A Song of the Weather||1,745 listeners|
|5||Play on youtube||Ill Wind||1,701 listeners|
|6||Play on youtube||Song of Reproduction||1,629 listeners|
|7||A Song of Patriotic Prejudice||1,489 listeners|
|8||Play on youtube||First and Second Law||1,485 listeners|
|9||Play on youtube||The Reluctant Cannibal||1,415 listeners|