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The Western Brothers - Play the Game - Windyridge VAR29

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The Western Brothers had their peak of popularity during the 1930s and early 1940s. Satirising the Upper Classes was their main form of comedy. Particular targets were the BBC and the public school. Such was their popularity that their record company had special picture labels made, which used "The old school tie" as part of the label design. They had an effective dig at German propaganda in their wartime recordings mimicing the broadcasts of Lord Haw Haw.

Track Listing:
Old King Cole, It was bound to happen in the end, The Big Drum Major, The People Upstairs, The Old School Tie , Ainít it gorgeous, After all that, Play the game, You Cads , Weíre frightfully BBC, Keeping up the old traditions, Lord Haw Haw of Zessen, Bad Show Chaps , Lord Haw Haw, the Humbug of Hamburg, Thatís a Secret that never leaked out, You can't take the breed from the British, It was bound to happen in the end, Maestro! Be kind to your Men, Itís in the Bag, Gentlemen, Itís in the Bag, No one to read out the news (A BBC Tragedy), Going up the Line, The Writings on the Wall, She was only Somebodyís Daughter

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Listen to The Western Brothers in an Excerpt from Play the Game - You Cads

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