Transcripts of Dave's Tedious Links
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Today's Tedious Link:

Reef and Set The Record Straight

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Released - August 2000

Highest UK Chart Position - #19
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Today's Tedious Link:

Take That and Back For Good

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Released - April 1995

Highest UK Chart Position - #1
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Today's Tedious Link:

Charlatans with North Country Boy

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Released - April 1997

Highest UK Chart Position - #4
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Today's Tedious Link:

Sugarhill Gang and Rapper's Delight

Today's Transcript:

Charlatans North Country Boy - Charlatans are the most famous band to come from Northwich - If you take the TH out of northwich you get Norwich - Norwich is the home of Alan Partridge - Partridges live in pear trees as do pears - Pears rhymes with fares which is what a bus conductor collects on a bus - Buses can sometimes be double deckers - Double Deckers is also the name of a chocolate bar - Chocolate is made from Cocoa - Coco ryhmes with Loco as in Loco In Acapulco by the Four Tops which featured in Buster starring Phil Collins - Phil Collins had an album called No Jacket Required - Jacket potatoes are baked in the oven - Oven rhymes with Govan which is a ship building district of Glasgow - Glasgow is in Scotland - Scotland is famous for its highlands which are full of hills and if you put the word Suger before hill and the word Gang in front of it you get the Sugarhill Gang - Which links us to Sugarhill Gang and Rapper's Delight.

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Released - December 1979

Highest UK Chart Position - #3
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Today's Tedious Link:

Coldcut featuring Yazz and Doctorin' The House

Today's Transcript:

Sugarhill Gang Rappers Delight - Rappers delight should not be confused with Turkish Delight which is a kind of strange pink perfumed confectionery made by Frys - Barry Fry is the manager of Peterborough - Peterborough are known as the Posh - Posh Spice is the nickname of David Beckhams missus Victoria - Victoria Wood is a Lancastrian comedian as is Peter Kay - Kays are famous for catalogues - Catalogue sounds a bit like Captains log which is a naval diary kept by seaman - David Seamans hair is inspired by the style of Highwaymen - Highway Patrol was the responsibility of Ponch and John in C.H.I.P.S - Chips in this country are traditionally served with salt, vinegar and tomato sauce, however in European countries such as Germany they call them Frites and serve them with Mayonnaise - And when you think of German cuisine you think of their penchant for salami and ham which are collectively known as cold cuts - Which links us to Coldcut and Doctorin' The House from 1988.

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Released - February 1988

Highest UK Chart Position - #6
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Today's Tedious Link:

Ash and Girl From Mars

Today's Transcript:

Coldcut Doctorin The House - Yazz guest vocalled that track - Yazz was tall as is Geoff Capes - Capes are worn by Superheroes - Most superheroes can fly unlike Mr T - Mr T is scared of Air travel as is Jo Whiley - Wil E Coyote is the arch nemesis of Roadrunner - Road runners dont get much better than Paula Radcliffe who shattered the world womans marathon record yesterday with the stunning time of 2 hours 15 minutes and 25 seconds - 2 hours 15 is roughly the amount of time you spend in the cinema based upon you watching an average length film and also taking into account ticket purchase, buying pick n mix and watching the trailers - Trailers of a different sort are what Eminem was brought up in - Eminem knows Dre - Dre rhymes with tray as in Milk Tray - Milk Tray sort of rhymes with Milky Way and the Milky Way is something you have to travel through if you were to say a girl that came from the planet mars to earth - Which links us to Ash and Girl From Mars.

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Released - August 1995

Highest UK Chart Position - #11
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Today's Tedious Link:

Bob Marley and No Woman No Cry

Today's Transcript:

Ash - Ash are from Northern Ireland as is Jimmy Cricket - Jimmy Cricket is famous for wearing hats as is Colonel Gaddafi - Daffy Duck has a lisp as do the Spanish - The Spanish are legendary sailors - Sailor rhymes with Taylor as in John Taylor who was in Duran Duran - Duran Duran are from Birmingham as are UB40 - UB40 took their name from an Unemployment Benefit form - Form shares many of the same letters as the word firm, one word not to describe Lisa Riley - Lisa Riley shares her surname with Mark Riley who is better known as Lard - Lard likes football, used to play in a band and play guitar and probably had long hair and in that respect you could say that he was a bit like Bob Marley - Which links us to Bob Marley and No Woman No Cry.

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Released - September 1975

Highest UK Chart Position - #22
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Today's Tedious Link:

5ive and Keep On Movin'

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Bob Marley No Woman No Cry - Bob Marley's band was called the wailers but were different to the sort of whalers who go hunting with big boats and harpoons - If you reverse the word harpoons and take away the har you get snoop as in Doggy Dogg - Dog rhymes with tog which are found in duvets - Duvet rhymes with Uwe as in Uwe Rosler who used to play for Manchester City - Man City are managed by Kevin Keegan - Kevin Keegan was famous in the 70s for having a bubble perm as was Whitesnake frontman David Coverdale - Coverdale sounds a bit like Craven Dale which is so good the cows want it back - Cows are famous for having lots of stomachs and some have as many as 5ive and cows are transported in country lanes in rural areas using the skills of a cow herd whose job is to herd the cows and make sure the cows keep on moving - Which links us to 5ive and Keep On Movin'.

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Released - November 1999

Highest UK Chart Position - #1
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Today's Tedious Link:

Travis with Driftwood

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Released - May 1999

Highest UK Chart Position - #13

From album The Man Who released in 1999
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Today's Tedious Link:

Michael Jackson and Dont Stop Till You Get Enough

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Travis and Driftwood - Driftwood is used to make rafts by people who are shipwrecked like Robinson Crusoe - Robinson Crusoe had long messy hair like Bob Geldof - Bob Geldof shares the same christian name as Bob Holness - Holness sounds a bit like harness which is a safety device worn by abseilers - Despite the name, abseiling has nothing to do with sailing which involves wind and yachts - Yacht rhymes with pot which is a home for house plants - House plants have nothing to do with transplants which is when a doctor gives you a new organ - Organ rhymes with morgan as in Morgan Freeman, the award winning actor - Morgan Freeman starred in Robin Hood Prince Of Thieves alongside Kevin Costner and Kevin Costner is a big player in Hollywood and has probably (?) met Michael Jackson - Which links us to Michael Jackson and Dont Stop Till You Get Enough.

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Released - September 1979

Highest UK Chart Position - #3
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Today's Tedious Link:

Hole with Celebrity Skin

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Released - September 1998

Highest UK Chart Position - #19

Taken from album with same name.
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Today's Tedious Link:

Robbie Williams and South Of The Border

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Hole Celebrity Skin - Holes are found in donuts - Donuts are deep fried in oil - Oil was the surname of the Popeyes girlfriend, Olive - Olive had a number 1 in 1997 with Your not Alone - Embrace also had a hit called Your Not Alone - Embrace are from Huddersfield - If you take the H and Field away you get udders which is basically nipples for cows - Nipples come in pairs as do shoes - Shoes have soles - Soul Man was a 1967 hit for Sam and Dave - Dave Pearce shares one name with Pierce Brosnan - Pierce Brosnan is of course from Ireland - Irish had to flee to Glasgow when there was a potato famine - Glasgow is in Scotland - Scotland borders the English county of Northumberland and one of Northumberlands tourist attractions is Hadrians Wall which was built by the Romans in 122 AD to prevent the Scots from going south of the border - Which links us to Robbie Williams and South Of The Border.

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Released - September 1997

Highest UK Chart Position - #14
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Today's Tedious Link:

The Stereophonics and Just Looking

Today's Transcript:

Robbie Williams South Of The Border - Robbie is from Stoke On Trent as is Bruno Brookes - Bruno Brookes shares 1 name with boxer Frank Bruno - Frank Bruno is now supposedly a DJ, a bit like Dave Pearce - Dave Pearce shares the same surname as Stuart Pearce - Stuart Pearce used to play for Forest as did Roy Keane - Roy Keane is Irish as is Daniel O Donnell - Daniel O Donnell is a musician much like Richie Sambora from Bon Jovi - Bon Jovi should not be confused with Bonjella which is a gel to cure mouth ulcers - Ulcer sounds a bit like Ursula as in Ursula Andress - Ursula Andress was a big Hollywood star around the same time as Elizabeth Taylor - Liz Taylor is mates with Michael Jackson - Michael Jackson had a Xmas number 1 in 1995 with Earthsong - Earth rhymes with birth - It is Dave's birthday so he can choose any damn record he blooming likes - Which means todays link is the Stereophonics and Just Looking.

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Released - March 1999

Highest UK Chart Position - #4
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Today's Tedious Link:

Stretch N Vern present Maddog with I'm Alive

Today's Transcript:

Stereophonics Just Looking - Just looking is what blokes are allowed to do to other women when the girlfriends arent watching - Watching was a 1980's comedy set in Liverpool which starred Emma Rae - Ray Reardon was a famous snooker player much like Willie Thorne - Thorn In My Side was a big hit for Eurythymics - The Eurythmics were comprised of a duo including a small Scottish lady much like the Krankies - Krankies rhymes with hanky - Hanky is what you use to blow your nose - Noses have holes in them as do donuts - Donuts are round like a steering wheel - W(heel)ill Young likes hats as does Dave Pearce - Dave Pearce isnt on after us tonight, instead its the usual Friday night man Pete Tong - Pete Tong has snogged Vanessa Feltz - and when Vanessa Feltz puts on weight it must make the clothes that she bought when she was thinner stretch - Which links us to Stretch N Vern with I'm Alive.

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Released - September 1996

Highest UK Chart Position - #6
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Today's Tedious Link:

Supergrass and Richard III

Today's Transcript:

Stretch N Vern I'm Alive - Alive is a film about a South American football team who ended up having to eat each other after their plane crashed in the Andes - Your andies are at the end of your armies - Armies cant walk on an empty stomach - Stomach almost rhymes with hammock which is a device for sitting between trees - Trees have branches as do Argos - Argos is responsible for resurrecting the career of Richard E Grant - Richard E Grant should not be mistaken for Hugh Grant who while trying to be discreet with a Hollywood hooker ending up having his cover blown... - Blown rhymes with bone - Bones are popular with dogs and with archeologists - One of the most famous archeologists in popular culture was Indiana Jones - Indiana Jones shares his surname with Kelly Jones - Kelly Jones is frontman with the Stereophonics - Stereophonics were originally made up of 3 members (i thought they still are) as were Supergrass - Which links us to Supergrass and Richard III.

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Released - April 1997

Highest UK Chart Position - #2
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Today's Tedious Link:

Zoe and Sunshine on a Rainy Day

Today's Transcript:

Richard the Third is C0ckney rhyming slang for a bird - A bird in the hand is worth two in a bush - Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale is married to No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani - Stephanie Powers was Robert Wagners onscreen wife in the show Hart To Hart - Heart Of Rock N Roll was a hit in 1986 for Huey Lewis and The News - The News at Ten is presented by Trevor McDonald - Trevor shares his surname with Ronald McDonald - Ronald McDonald has big red lips as does Jordan - Jordan has fake boobs as does Daniella Westbrook - Daniella Westbrook used to be in Eastenders and is a woman which makes her very similar to Michelle Ryan who is in Eastenders and is a woman - Michelle Ryans character in Albert Square is called Zoe - Which links us to Zoe and Sunshine on a Rainy Day.

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Released - August 1991

Highest UK Chart Position - #4
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Today's Tedious Link:

MC Lyte and Cold Rock A Party

Today's Transcript:

Zoe, Sunshine On A Rainy Day - Zoe is the christian name of the former Radio 1 breakfast show host Zoe Ball - Zoe shares her surname with Bobby Ball - Bobby Ball is mates with Tommy Cannon - Cannonball Run was a top film starring Burt Reynolds - Burt Reynolds has a moustache as does Tom Selleck - Tom Selleck starred in 3 Men and a Baby alongside Ted Danson and Steve Guttenberg - Steve Guttenberg, in my opinion, was instrumental in the success of Police Academy - Police Academy was situated in a fictional institution and were entirely not real and in that respect similar to Star Trek - Trek rhymes with Feck which is an Irish word meaning Crikey - Crikey rhymes with Pikey and if you take the Y off the end you get pike which is a type of freshwater fish - Fish can breathe underwater as can Patrick Duffy (5th mention of Patrick Duffy in Tedious Link) - Patrick Duffy shares his surname with Billy Duffy and Keith Duffy - Keith Duffy is an actor now like Michael Caine - Michael Caine shares the same surname as Sam Kane who used to play that gay hairdresser in Brookside although actually in real life he isn't gay at all and is married to Linda Lusardi - Linda Lusardi used to be a topless model and the world of glamour photography involves cold studios and hot lights to create that party atmosphere - Which links us to MC Lyte and Cold Rock A Party.

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Released - January 1997

Highest UK Chart Position - #15
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Today's Tedious Link:

Manic Street Preachers and La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh)

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MC Lyte Cold Rock A Party - If you take away the MC you get light as in Ski Lite which is a type of yoghurt - Yoghurt contains bacteria as does Wills flat - Flat rhymes with Cat - Cats have four legs as do Cows - Cows make milk - Milk is delivered to the dairy - If you mix up the spelling you can also get diary as in the Diary Room in Big Brother - Big Brother is also the name of Oasis record label - Oasis have siblings in their group as do the Osmonds - Osmonds shares most of the letters in the word Almonds - Almonds are a type of nut - Nuts are the favoured food of squirrels - Squirrels have bushy tails as do foxes - Foxes make glacier mints - A different type of mince is used to make Shepherds Pie - The name Shepherd comes from the two words Sheep and Herd - Sheep like to hang out in hills and valleys and when you think of the valleys, you think of South Wales, home to Tom Jones, Stereophonics and of course The Manic Street Preachers - Which links us to Manic Street Preachers and La Tristesse Durera (Scream to a Sigh).

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Released - July 1993

Highest UK Chart Position - #22
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Today's Tedious Link:

KLF and 3AM Eternal

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Manic Street Preachers - The Manics are a famous trio much like a Rod, Jane and Freddy - Freddie Kreuger was the star of Nightmare on Elm Street - Another famous street in the world in the fictional street Sesame Street, home of Mr Snuffelupagus and Big Bird - Lisa Riley is a big bird - Lisa Riley used to be in Emmerdale where she played a character called Mandy Dingle - The Dingle peninsula is in South West Ireland - Ireland is where Joe Elliott from Def Leppard now lives - A leopard cant change its spots - Spots are found on dalmations - Dalmations play in black and white as do Newcastle Utd - Newcastle play at St James Park as do Exeter City - Exeter City are in danger of being relegated as are Leeds Utd - Leeds look to be going into receivership to try and consolidate the plc and when you think of plc you think of other three letter abbrieviations containing the letter L such as the KLF - Which links us to KLF and 3AM Eternal.

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Released - January 1991

Highest UK Chart Position - #1
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Today's Tedious Link:

The Clash and Should I Stay or Should I Go

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KLF 3am Eternal - 3 Am is what time the 3 AM girls get up to do their make up - Make up is popular within the female and transvestite fraternity - Transvestites shares some letters with Transformers who are Robots in Disguise - Disguises are what Michael Jackson uses so that people dont recognise his children under their veils and blankets - Blankets combined with sheets are made to make bedding - The bedding in Lee from Blue's house must be constantly in the wash as a result of him being a serial bed wetter - Bed wetter rhymes with Red Setter which is a type of dog - Dogs have wet noses as do seals - Seals are very good at doing tricks with balls as does David Beckham - David Beckham works in Manchester and Manchester was the setting of yesterdays One Big Weekend which saw live performances from The Stereophonics, Feeder, White Stripes and Badly Drawn Boy to name but four - And before one of his songs, Badly Drawn Boy dedicated it to Joe Strummer - Which links us to The Clash and Should I Stay or Should I Go.

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Released - September 1982

Highest UK Chart Position - #17
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LL Cool J and Phenomenon

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The Clash Should I Stay Or Should I Go - Clash rhymes with Cash as in Craig Cash who played Dave in the Royle Family - The Royle Family was a creation of Caroline Aherne who was also responsible for Mrs Merton - Mrs Merton shares the surname with Paul Merton who is a team captain on Have I Got News For You - HIGNFY recently featured Martin Clunes as guest host who now looks favourite to land the job full time - Full Time is the opposite of part time as in Part Time Lover which was a hit for Stevie Wonder - Stevie Wonder shouldnt be mistaken for Golden Wonder who make crisps - Crisps come in many different flavours as does yoghurt - Yoghurt rhymes with Froggatt as in Steve Froggratt who used to play for Villa - A Villa is a house in Spain - Beaches in Spain are called Playas and when you think of the word playa and the world of US Urban Rap, you dont get much bigger playas than ladies favourite and love phenomenom LL Cool J - Which links us to LL Cool J and Phenomenon.

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Released - November 1997

Highest UK Chart Position - #9
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Today's Tedious Link:

Duran Duran and The Reflex

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LL Cool J - LL Cool J stands for Ladies love Cool J (actually its James, Dave) - Jay is what close friends of Justin Timberlake, like them, call him - Call Him sounds a bit like Colin as in Colin McCrae, the famous Rally Driver - Rally Driver rhymes with Minnie Driver - Minnie Driver shares the same Christian name of both Mini Me and Minnie Mouse - Minnie Mouse has big ears as does Gary Lineker - Gary Lineker likes crisps as does Lisa Riley - Lisa Riley shares her surname with Mark Riley - Mark Riley is better known as lard - Lard rhymes with Bard - William Shakespeare was a famous bard - Shakespeares Sister were an early 90's duo consisting of Marcella Detroit and Siobhan Fahey from Bananarama - Bananarama featured on Band Aids Do They Know its Xmas in 1994 alongside a whole load of famous groups and singers including... Duran Duran - Which links us to Duran Duran and The Reflex.

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Released - April 1984

Highest UK Chart Position - #1
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Today's Tedious Link:

Brothers In Rhthym with Such A Good Feeling

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Duran Duran The Reflex - a reflex in the world of geometry is a type of angle - angle is an anagram of angel - angels have wings as do seagulls - The Seagulls is the nickname of Brighton and Hove Albion who play at the Withdean Stadium - Withdean is the perfect way to describe skater Jayne Torvill during their legendry Torvill and Dean heyday - Heyday rhymes with Mayday which is usually when anti capitalist run amok through London and demonstrate - Demonstrators wave banners - David Banner was the real name of the Incredible Hulk - Hulk Hogan shares the same name as the actor Paul Hogan who was married to his Crocodile Dundee co star Linda Koslowski - The reverse of lowski is Skee Lo who had a big hit with I Wish - I wish David Seaman would get his haircut and moustachied highwayman like David Seaman is not the only person called that name, there is Dave Seaman, the DJ who was one half of the combo Brothers in Rythym - Which links us to Brothers In Rhthym with Such A Good Feeling.

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Released - September 1991

Highest UK Chart Position - #14

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Today's Tedious Link:

Republica and Ready To Go

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Brothers In Rhythm Such A Good Feeling - Such A Good Feeling is where I want to be - Bees make honey - Honey is sticky as is glue - Glue is made from melted down horses from the knackers yard - The word knackers shares many of the same letters as the word knockers - Kelly Brook has lovely knockers - Kelly Brook used to host the Big Breakfast - A big breakfast might contain some fried tomatos - Fried Green Tomatoes was a name of a film as was Weekend at Bernies 2 - Bernie is short for Bernard as in Bernard Matthews - Bernard Matthews makes Chicken Drummers - Drummers of a different kind were employed on Avril Lavignes Brit Awards performance - The name Avril is one of a very few girls names that start with A, much like Anneka - The worlds most famous Anneka was Anneka Rice - Rice comes in different types like boiled, fried and Saffron - And when you think of Saffron outside the world of rice you think of Saffron who was the lead singer with Republica - Which links us to Republica and Ready To Go.

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Released - March 1997

Highest UK Chart Position - #13
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Today's Tedious Link:

The Specials with Too Much, Too Young

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Republica Ready To Go - If you take away the Ready from Ready To Go, you get To Go which is the opposite of the American term to eat in - Eton is also the name of the school Prince William went - Prince William shares his forename with that of William Shatner - William Shatner was in Star Trek - A Trek of a different kind you could do on a pony - A pony is a baby horse - Horses have tails as do dogs - Dogs are for life not just for Xmas - Xmas only happens once a year and in that respect is similar to Easter - Easter is a major religious festival and certainly not just a long weekend halfway between your xmas and summer hols - Holes are found in donuts - Donuts are a type of food - Food is found on menus and if you are looking for something that wasnt on the menu and prepared specially that day you might want to look at the blackboard for the Specials - Which links us to The Specials with Too Much, Too Young.

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This song has never been a chart hit in the UK.
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