Uncontrollable Urge (Music)
Wed Apr 10th 2013 10.00am–12.00pm
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Elvis Costello “Tramp The Dirt Down” from Spike MP3/FILE ALBUM (Warner Bros. 1989) —Special Maggie Thatcher edition of U.U. today.Buy it!
Billy Bragg “Between the Wars” from Life's A Riot, Etc. (With Between The Wars EP) (CD 1985)Buy it!
The Clash “Working and Waiting” from London Calling: 25th Anniversary Legacy Edition (Epic 2004) —music bed.Buy it!
Pete Wylie & Wah “The Day That Margaret Thatcher Dies (A Party Song)” from Mojo Presents: Panic (Mojo Magazine www.mojo4music.com 2011)Buy it!
Poison Girls “Another Hero” from Statement: The Complete Recordings (Cooking Vinyl 1995) —1980.Buy it!
Cheap “Third Term” from A Pox Upon The Poll Tax (Revolt 1989) —Thatcher did get 3 terms.Buy it!
Morrissey “Margaret on the Guillotine” from Viva Hate (sire 1988)Buy it!
The Larks “Maggie, Maggie, Maggie” from Here We Go (Sterile Records 1985) —a benefit compilation for the striking minersBuy it!
Newton Neurotics “Kick Out The Torries” from Punk And Disorderly (Deluxe Edition) (Cleopatra Records 2009) —1981.Buy it!
The Subhumans [UK] “British Disease” from Worlds Apart (Bluurg 1985)Buy it!
Mogwai “George Square Thatcher Death Party” from Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will (Sub Pop 2011) —They did have a party in George Square the other day, I think that's in Glasgow (?) but could be wrong.Buy it!
Thatcher On Acid “Thatcher On Acid” from Curdled/The Moondance (Broken Rekids 1997) —1987.Buy it!
Klaus Nomi “Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead” from Simple Man (RCA 1982) —He wrote this about Thatcher, not too many Americans were focused on her, we had Reagan to worry about.Buy it!
Attila The Stockbrocker “Maggots 1 Maggie 0” from Live In Norway (Crispin Glover Records 2008) —He had to wait about 5 years for this one to come true.Buy it!
Chumbawamba “Coal Not Dole” from English Rebel Songs 1381-1984 (Mute Records 2003) —Song about the Miners Strike. For more info about the miner's strike go see Jeremy Deller's exhibit at the Contemporary Art Museum http://www.camstl.org/exhibitions/main-gallery/jeremy-deller-joy-in-people/Buy it!
South Wales Striking Miners Choir “Comrades In Arms” from Shoulder To Shoulder (Ministry Of Power 1985) —Split album between Men's Choir and Industrial band Test Dept.Buy it!
The English Beat “Whine and Grine/Stand Down Margaret” from I Just Can't Stop It (I.R.S. 1980)Buy it!
The Style Council “Money-Go-Round, Pts. 1 & 2 (Bert Bevans Remi) [Club Mix]” from Introducing The Style Council (Polydor Virgin 1983) —Disco Revolution from Paul Weller and co.Buy it!
Crass “HOW DOES IT FEEL?” from Best Before (Crass 1984) —1982. To Be The Mother Of 1000 Dead. one of Crass' responses to the Faulklands War. Have to cut off the end.Buy it!
Anti-Pasti “No Government” from The Best Of - No Government (Cleopatra Records 2006) —1981. No Maggie Thatcher & No GovernmentBuy it!
The Damned “Bed Time For Bonzo” from Strawberries (Deluxe Edition) (Castle 2005) —1982. For Thatcher's American Counterpart, Ronald Reagan.Buy it!
The Larks “Maggie, Maggie, Maggie (Out, Out, Out)” from Pain In The Neck EP (Exaltation 1987) R —Another version.Buy it!
Chumbawamba “The Police Have Been Wonderful” from Dig This: A Tribute To The Great Strike (Forward Sounds International 1985) —Maggie in her own words.Buy it!
Chumbawamba “Fitzwilliam” from Dig This: A Tribute To The Great Strike (Forward Sounds International 1985)Buy it!
Heaven 17 “(We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang” from Heaven 17 (Arista Records 1982)Buy it!
Billy Bragg “Thatcherites” from William Bloke (Ekektra) —A song for her followers, who unfortunately followed.Buy it!
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