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Never Mind The Sonnets 8 – Christmas Special

Catch up with David and this week’s Never Mind The Sonnets. An hour of punk / indie / alternative music, with poetry and spoken word added into the mix. A place where Shakespeare muses with the Sex Pistols, and Poly Styrene pogoes with Edgar Allan Poe.

This weeks playlist:

Hark the Herald Angels Sing -The Fall
Please Daddy, Don’t Get Drunk This Christmas – The Widows
Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight) – Ramones
The War on Christmas is Over (If You Buy It) – Anti-Flag
Talking Turkeys – Benjamin Zephaniah*
Happy Christmas – Toots and the Maytals
Silent Night – The Dickies
The Season’s Upon Us – Dropkick Murphys
Santa’s a Creep – Zip-Tie Handcuffs
Father Christmas – The Kinks
The Computer’s First Christmas Card – Edwin Morgan*
Christmastime – The Smashing Pumpkins
Merry Christmas Everybody – 4 Skins
Black Christmas – Poly Styrene
Oh, Come Oh Ye Faithful – Frank Sidebottom
Merry Christmas – Valery and the Greedies
The Christmas Tree – Cecil Day Lewis*
Fairytale of New York (feat. Kirsty MacColl) – The Pogues, Kirsty MacColl
I’m Getting Pissed for Christmas – Peter and the Test Tube Babies
We Three Kings – Patti Smith

Denotes Poetry*

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