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Lillian Thomson

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Every morning on the radio the news comes
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In the Ashes series of 1974/75, the pair of fearsome Australian fast bowlers, Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson blasted asunder England’s batting. Some consolation was forthcoming in this highly original and amusing take on the mayhem by Richard Stilgoe.

from notes by David Allen © 2011


Songs of cricket
SIGCD217Download only


Track 5 on SIGCD217 [2'04] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD217 track 5

Recording date
28 February 2011
Recording venue
Air Studios, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Nigel Short
Recording engineer
Jake Jackson & Chris Barrett
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  1. Songs of cricket (SIGCD217)
    Disc 1 Track 5
    Release date: July 2011
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