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The Masochism Tango

First line:
I ache for the touch of your lips, dear
author of text

The following quotes are taken from the introductions given as part of Tom Lehrer’s live shows. They are reproduced by his kind permission.

'Now, I think it’s time for [a] love song. Here is an example of the kind where the man asks the girl to throw caution to the winds, and to attempt to consume him with a passionate kiss of fire … if at all possible.'

from notes by Tom Lehrer ©


Lehrer: The Queen's Six murder the songs of Tom Lehrer
Studio Master: SIGCD689Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


Track 1 on SIGCD689 [3'12] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD689 track 1

Recording date
6 February 2021
Recording venue
Ascot Priory, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Adrian Peacock
Recording engineer
Dave Rowell & Katie Earl
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  1. Lehrer: The Queen's Six murder the songs of Tom Lehrer (SIGCD689)
    Disc 1 Track 1
    Release date: August 2021
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