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With its simple melodies and endearing silliness, Jilted John's song of the same name became one of the U.K.'s most popular punk/new wave novelty singles. Written and sung by actor Graham Fellows, "Jilted John" tells the story of an awkward teenager whose girlfriend Julie leaves him for Gordon, a better-looking guy with more money; John spends much of the song in a tantrum flinging insults at the pair ("Gordon is a moron!," etc.). When Manchester indie label Rabid released the s... Read more

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