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Oh, the night took a terrible tollOUR FIRST SIGHTING in this A-Z of the sainted STILGOE. Here the man had a full half hour to fill, week after week, with, yup, the topical comedy song. Unfairly maligned still, Rich was always at his best behind a piano rather than exhorting kids to do things “with scissors and glue”, and here we got what we wanted: unadorned tunesmithery of a cheery, things-aren’t-all-that-bad-despite-it-being-the-winter-of-discontent bent.

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  1. A to Z

    April 19, 2009 at 11:16 pm

    Stilgoe should have a weekly slot on The One Show. I would like to hear him sing a song about the recession.

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