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||4,009 listeners|
|2||Play on spotify||The Hippopotamus Song||3,207 listeners|
|3||Play on spotify||A Transport of Delight||2,099 listeners|
|4||Play on spotify||A Song of the Weather||1,715 listeners|
|5||Play on spotify||Ill Wind||1,659 listeners|
|6||Play on spotify||Song of Reproduction||1,597 listeners|
|7||Play on spotify||A Song of Patriotic Prejudice||1,464 listeners|
|8||Play on spotify||First and Second Law||1,458 listeners|
|9||Play on spotify||The Reluctant Cannibal||1,388 listeners|
|10||Play on spotify||Misalliance||1,386 listeners|