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Date: Wed, 22 Mar 1995 16:07:21 +0000 (GMT)
From: Michael Whitworth <els043[at]-remove-clss1.bangor.ac.uk>
Subject: Hungarian Love Song
I'd always thought of it as generally funny rather than particularly
sexual, but if you consider the date of the recording, it might also be
Pat's oblique intervention into the whole Band Aid / Feed the World
movement. They're not exactly the objects of the satire, but it does
raise the question of why one should go round collecting for charity when
there's tourists eating like porkers, and "a butter-mountain in your back
He introduced it once saying that it was about a tourist (American?) "who
goes to Hungary and gets the wrong idea..."
It's a big favourite of mine, but equally it seems about as far as he
could go with that particular style of rhyming-couplets satirical song.
Best wishes, Michael.