2003

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0785  Friday, 25 April 2003

From:           Don Bloom <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Thursday, 24 Apr 2003 10:42:40 -0500
Subject: 14.0774 Re: God Save the Queen
Comment:        Re: SHK 14.0774 Re: God Save the Queen

Terence Hawkes writes,

>The search for an English national anthem is unrelenting. In the latest
>survey, published today, more than half those questioned voted for
>'Jerusalem', William Blake's poem set to music by Hubert Parry. Fourth
>place went to 'All You Need Is Love'.

It's been so long now that I can't remember the words exactly (others
probably can) but my vote would go to "The Man Who Invented Beer." We
all stood up for that one, and nobody rushed away.

Cheers,
don

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