Single In Spring - Leon Rosselson - Songs For Sceptical Circles
Label: Bounty - BY 6029 • Format: Vinyl LP • Country: UK • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk
Leon Rosselson born 22 JuneHarrow, Middlesex is an English songwriter and writer of children's books. In later years, he has published 17 children's books, the first of which, Rosa's Singing Grandfatherwas shortlisted in for the Carnegie Medal.
He continues to write and perform his own songs, and to collaborate with other musicians and performers. Most of his material includes some sort of satirical content or elements of radical politics. His Jewish parents came to England as refugees from the Russian Empire. Rosselson played 5 string banjo and guitar and did most of the arrangements.
Their repertoire consisted of folk songs. The group broke up in It featured some of Rosselson's early satirical songs. The programme ran until His song 'Tim McGuire' who loved to play with firewritten during this period, was the subject of a complaint from the Chairman of Staffordshire Fire Brigades when it was played a number of times on BBC radio. The BBC, however, refused to ban the song, despite the protests, because they said the pyromaniac does get caught in the end.
Rosselson also scripted two shows for performance with Roy Bailey and Frankie Armstrong : the anti-nuclear 'No Cause for Alarm' and 'Love Loneliness and Laundry', about personal politics.
The Dubliners covered Don't Get Married in The original Single In Spring - Leon Rosselson - Songs For Sceptical Circles Red Songbooka collection of socialist songs, came out in In three Law Lords declared that Peter Wright 's book ' Spycatcher ' could not be published in Britain nor could any of it be quoted in the media. Rosselson set out to break the law. He spent two days reading it, then encapsulated it and quoted from it in a specially written song, Ballad of a Spycatcher which was published in the British weekly New Statesman.
He appeared to expect a police raid or court order. In the event, nothing happened. In Rosselson's words: "So much for subversive intentions. Rosselson has published 17 children's books. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Dangerous Danes (ABW`s Slasher Mix) - Rephex & ABW - Dangerous Danes help by adding reliable sources.
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