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Tanya’s Round of Rubbish: Arab Strap – “Last Orders”
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And we end the Round Of Rubbish in the traditional British pub style. Of course you are all welcome back to mine if you bring a bottle and you do not mind sitting in silence as we get down to the serious business of getting sozzled. Silence? Well yes[…]

Tanya’s Round of Rubbish: Sade – “The Sweetest Taboo”
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Ever wonder why Robert Elms and Sade split up? No, nor did I, I always thought it was self evident. But for those of you for whom doting on minor celebrities of the eighties is a must, the hint is in this song about the worst mixed alcoholic drink in[…]

Tanya’s Round of Rubbish: BRANDY & MONICA – “The Boy Is Mine”
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I don’t really care who the boy “belongs” to, I just want you two to stop caterwauling about him. Feel free to get out the claws and have a girl-on-girl, finger in the eyes fight, no-one ever won the right to date a guy just by sing[…]

Tanya’s Round of Rubbish: Bomb The Bass
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Oh, I know people pronounce it bass as in bass guitar, but originally it was Bomb The Bass, to rhyme with ass which describes Tim Simenon perfectly. A man with little musical talent, he became aware in the mid-eighties that computers and samplers wer[…]

TANYA’S ROUND OF RUBBISH THE B-52’s
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TANYA’S ROUND OF RUBBISH
THE B-52’s
In order of preference, your B-52’s in full:
a) A super flying fortress of a bomber responsible with the ability to destroy much of the world or at least the world in the mid-fifties when it was a[…]

INTERNATIONAL DOOMSDAY ALERT!
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INTERNATIONAL DOOMSDAY ALERT!
Another interruption, readers – I’ve just heard a terrible warning!
“Mother Earth she’s on overload
One more war and she might explode”
Explode?! That’s bad news! We’d better dis[…]

TANYA’S ROUND OF RUBBISH Tina Turner –
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TANYA’S ROUND OF RUBBISH
Tina Turner – Simply The Best
Now you may not instantly consider Tina Turner a natural bitter drinker, but if you consider a few pertinent facts you will agree that actually the Best she is refering to in this son[…]

TANYA’S ROUND OF RUBBISH Mai-Tai –
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TANYA’S ROUND OF RUBBISH
Mai-Tai – History
Obviously this piece is about Mai-Tai teh band, not just the song history. Oh, but wait, let us look at their discography.
1985 – History.
Well that’s it. I rarely stoop to eviscerat[…]

Tanya’s Round of Rubbish: The Eagles – “Desperado”
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This mob don’t stop. Not happy just to blight the cocktail supping set, the tequila obsessed foursome also have to get their digs into the French Teenage bouzing market. Consider, the French youth have enough to worry about, having to listen to[…]

Tanya’s Round of Rubbish: The Eagles – “Tequila Sunrise”
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Now if anyone asked me to get them a cocktail as part of a standard pub round, I would be more likely to look at their arse and enquire what happened to their previous tail. Frankly the effort of mixing various alcohols together to make something dem[…]

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