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||3,216 listeners|
|3||Play on spotify||A Transport of Delight||2,110 listeners|
|4||Play on spotify||A Song of the Weather||1,721 listeners|
|5||Play on spotify||Ill Wind||1,663 listeners|
|6||Play on spotify||Song of Reproduction||1,596 listeners|
|7||Play on spotify||A Song of Patriotic Prejudice||1,466 listeners|
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|9||Play on spotify||The Reluctant Cannibal||1,392 listeners|
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