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Sharron

Sharron Report 4 Sep 2016 15:39

I used to listen to the Billy Cotton Bland Show.

Caroline

Caroline Report 4 Sep 2016 15:42

I hear some say the Blandings comedy show is good ?

Sharron

Sharron Report 4 Sep 2016 15:44

Who remembers 'Goodness Gracious Me' when they were in the English restaurant trying to eat the blandest dish possible?

PollyinBrum

PollyinBrum Report 4 Sep 2016 17:16

Each to their own Rollo ;-)

PollyinBrum

PollyinBrum Report 4 Sep 2016 17:20

My daughter in laws grandfather sang in Billy Cottons band. Also was a personal friend with Bing Crosby.

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 4 Sep 2016 17:52

What is a waket wakey??

JoyLouise

JoyLouise Report 4 Sep 2016 21:05

PH, I remember the start of his show.

Wakey wakey, da da da da da daa. Da da da da da daa.

See how well I write a tune :-D :-D :-D

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 4 Sep 2016 21:30

Oh, Wakey, wakey

I get it now.

Rollo posted waket wakey!!

:-S :-S

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 4 Sep 2016 22:10

as soon as Wakey Wakey came across the airwaves we used to switch the set off!!!

bland it was not

Allan

Allan Report 4 Sep 2016 22:13

Well, here I am, slightly more sober but still as bland as ever :-D

I'm amazed that this thread has attracted so much attention, and the word I was searching for in my sozzled state last evening was conjugation, not subjugation :-D :-D :-D

Caroline

Caroline Report 4 Sep 2016 22:16

Was it them shouting Wakey wakey that woke you up Allan

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 4 Sep 2016 22:20

I find AnnCardiff's post most offensive.

I might just call on Billy Bunter to sort her out!


;-) :-D

JoyLouise

JoyLouise Report 4 Sep 2016 22:25

Allan, conjugation, subjugation, ..... interesting books you take to bed. :-D

PH. :-D :-D :-D

Caroline

Caroline Report 4 Sep 2016 22:25

Oh oh......or should I say crickey or something along those lines

Allan

Allan Report 4 Sep 2016 22:28

Yes, Caroline, Billy Cotton has a lot to answer for :-D

PH, Billy Bunter is still, presumably, waiting for his postal order ;-)

JoyLouise

JoyLouise Report 4 Sep 2016 22:34

Off to get my hot choccy and then bed.

Now ..... where's that English grammar crammer ... gotta keep up with Allan doncha know. :-D

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 4 Sep 2016 22:35

If I have to pay him to sort Ann out.........forget it.

I thought Billy Bunter was my friend. :-|

Sharron

Sharron Report 4 Sep 2016 22:38

Hey, you down there with the glasses.

I read that Billy Cotton's singer (hr did the vocal refrains) Allan Breeze, had a very bad stammer and he was called upon to give evidence in court. He found it so difficult to speak his evidence so he was allowed to sing it.

Graham

Graham Report 4 Sep 2016 22:39

Does anybody remember Billy Bland?

Or am I not being bland enough? :-S

:-)

JoyLouise

JoyLouise Report 4 Sep 2016 22:44

Just a quickie before I look for my book.

Is Russell Bland? :-S