Flanders and Swann – Madeira M’Dear

Madeira M’Dear is a strange song, and uses words and phrases that are not/were not common. ¬†Obviously it’s meaning is less appreciated in 2017 underage sex elimination times, than it was when the song was originally performed. It was first released by Michael Flanders¬†in October 1959. Is it funny to sing about a chaste minor being made intoxicated by an older man so as to have sex with her. The song raises all sorts of … Continue reading