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Posted: 22 Apr 04, 08:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hi everyone. By popular demand I decided that I will - slowly but accurately - include lyrical analysis in my website. I don`t feel like I can separate each one`s style, but I can pick some interesting analysis about them, you know, analysing the prose, instead of figuring out who came up with it.

The thing is that Roger and Jim Hutton have said that Fred inspired Slightly Mad in Noel Coward. So, if any of you knows a lot about his lyrics, can you please help me to find quotes or paraphrases from Noel`s camp-one-liners in the lyric of IGSM?

Thanks

PS: Any advice about other songs is appreciated


John hated HS. Fred's fave singer was not PR. Roger didn't compose 'Innuendo.' Witness testimonies are often inaccurate. Scotland's not in England. 'Bo Rhap' hasn't got 180 voices.
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Posted: 23 Apr 04, 15:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Why not visit this link Seb?

http://www.indiana.edu/~librcsd/etext/piper/text.html

It's not Noel Coward, but it does give you a good start.


238 ``Of all the pleasant sights they see,
239 ``Which the Piper also promised me.
240 ``For he led us, he said, to a joyous land,
241 ``Joining the town and just at hand,
242 ``Where waters gushed and fruit-trees grew,
243 ``And flowers put forth a fairer hue,
244 ``And everything was strange and new;
245 ``The sparrows were brighter than peacocks here,
246 ``And their dogs outran our fallow deer,
247 ``And honey-bees had lost their stings,
248 ``And horses were born with eagles' wings;
249 ``And just as I became assured
250 ``My lame foot would be speedily cured,
251 ``The music stopped and I stood still,
252 ``And found myself outside the hill,
253 ``Left alone against my will,
254 ``To go now limping as before,
255 ``And never hear of that country more!''



"Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make."
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Posted: 23 Apr 04, 19:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks a lot


John hated HS. Fred's fave singer was not PR. Roger didn't compose 'Innuendo.' Witness testimonies are often inaccurate. Scotland's not in England. 'Bo Rhap' hasn't got 180 voices.