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There Are No Coincidences, But Sometimes the Pattern Is More Obvious

Jollity Farm: The Official Story of the Bonzos in Their Own Words, by Bob Carruthers, edited by David Christie – The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band is one that I didn’t get into until later in life (well, okay, my thirties), … Continue reading

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As My Nanny Used to Say, That’s the Trouble with Ungulants

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, Pour L’Amour des Chiens – This was the band’s reunion album from 2007, their first in thirty-five years. Vivian Stanshall had died in 1995, but some of the earlier members returned, and others filled in … Continue reading

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Meet Me on the Corner of Your Life

Bonzo Dog Band, Let’s Make Up and Be Friendly – Originally released in 1972, this was a contractual obligation record put together after the band had broken up. While the songs aren’t as immediately fun as much of their work, … Continue reading

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In All Kinds of Leather, We Rhino Together

For my birthday, I received copies of the Bonzo Dog Band albums The Doughnut in Granny’s Greenhouse, Tadpoles, and Keynsham. And I already had their first LP, Gorilla, so I’d say I’m now pretty familiar with the band’s output. I … Continue reading

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