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

ABBA – Does Your Mother Know

ABBA – “Does Your Mother Know” “I can read in your face that your feelings are driving you wild” – obviously ABBA is referencing “raging hormones” in the young girl they are writing about.     You’re so hot, teasing me So you’re blue but I can’t take a chance on a chick like you That’s something I couldn’t do There’s that look in your eyes I can read in your face that your feelings … Continue reading