Sunday, 16 August 2020

Saturday Snapshots #149 - The Answers

Here they are...

10. Every day's the same - no wonder these rogues want to be let into hell!

Rakes at the gates of hell?

The Rakes - Work, Work, Work (Pub, Sleep, Club)

9. Is there a (half) man present?

Half Man Half Biscuit leads us to the Cookies.

The Cookies - I Want A Boy For My Birthday

Morrissey & Marr's debut home recording was a cover of this song.

8. Touching Paul Rodgers, with sugar.

Paul Rodgers was in Free.

Cream & sugar.

Cream - I Feel Free

7. Bedfordshire birds nest for the weekend, on Radiohead's desert island.

Leyton Buzzard is in Bedfordshire.

Radiohead sang about Fake Plastic Trees.

The Leyton Buzzards - Saturday Night (Beneath The Plastic Palm Trees)

6. I am not in either... look in the mirror, as the adverts used to say.

Take I from either and you're left with Ether.

If you really want to know, look in the Mirror, as the tabloid ads used to sing. When I were a lad.

Ether - If You Really Want To Know

5. No moon after B52 love missile.

The B52's shack... under attack... on a dark night.

Shakatak - Dark Is The Night

I hated Shakatak when I was a teenager too. Now though, I feel a curious nostalgia for the chart detritus of my youth.

4. Scottish wife found in crummy Georgian pub.

A Scottish wife would be a Mc-Bride.

Dahlonega is in Georgia. Of course!

Ashley McBryde - A Little Dive Bar In Dahlonega

3. Donald grew, Dan growled, Rod wangled. But George was all on his own.

The first three are all anagrams... but George on his own would be a Lonely Boy.

Andrew Gold - Lonely Boy

Can't believe it's take me 149 (+) weeks to feature that.

2. Seymour's kleptomania exposed.

Jane Seymour is addicted to stealing... but now she's been caught.

Jane's Addiction - Been Caught Stealing

Brian held the drummer's paint can. Now that's a claim to fame!

1. Gemuflect. Pork scratchings and a cuppa.

A diamond is a gem.

Genuflect means "to lower one's body briefly by bending one knee to the ground"... or kneel.

Pork scratchings are crackling.

Rosie Lee.

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