Arthur Askey
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Kiss Me Goodnight, Sergeant Major
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The Bee Song
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All to Specifications
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More Chestnut Corner
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Follow the White Line

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A veteran of the classic British vaudeville scene would no doubt build up pretty thick skin, thus explaining comedian and songwriter Arthur Askey's courage in taking on as potentially menacing an adversary as the world's population of bees; accusing the sting-capable creatures of such faults as "building up the honey-comb that looks like tripe" or "stinging all the cows upon the parson's nose." The final insult in his frequently covered "Bee Song" is this couplet: "Bees are allr... Read more

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