Articles by Tommy Mackay

Under Age

Chapter one of The Diary Of A Musical Nobody. 1977. Songs written when I was 17. This is the first cassette I unearthed and rerecorded for public consumption. Tracks You Got Your Hooks In Me…


Taking Me Over

  1,9,8,4, Ingsoc is really coming Oh no, don’t say another bloody preacher You taking me over You taking me over Political – you think you really are eh? Another tedious bodily harm game You…


Blue Time Machine

  We all live in a blue time machine. When Peter Purves was in Dr Who…   from the album Evolver by The Meatless


Anthea Turner’s Cock

Runner up in the Songs In The Key Of Laugh competition 2022. “We know it’s a little puerile, but it’s just so daft and so well timed…we’ve listened to all these songs so many times…


The Dark Side Of Marquee Moon

  R.I.P. T.V. A stramash-up of Marquee Moon by Television and Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd. Just because.   see also: Two Supes The Horror


Evolver

Dr Who/Beatles stramash-up album. Tracks: Cyberman Elisabeth Sladen I’m Only K9 Doctorin You Too Here, There and Brigadier Blue Time Machine He Said She Said Good Day Sontarans And Your Angel Can Weep For Davros…


Sic A Parcel O Rogues

  Sic a parcel o rogues in a nation Sic a parcel o rogues in a nation Sic a pa pa pa pa pa pa pa pa pa Sic a parcel o toads in a…


If Burns Was Alive Today

by Janey Godley   Here’s a reply to the laddies For you know men urnae aw baddies There’s many things that women can do That men cannae Like gie birth while wearing false eyelashes While…


Fi’s Fags

Five years since the death of Mark E Smith. Here’s when he nicked my friends fags.   Fi was sitting in Bennet’s Bar In Edinburgh She was a little curious She had a little orange…


No Particular Thing To Say

  Riding shotgun in my car Doing a piece to camera Can you imagine the way I felt I didn’t put on my seat belt But it is fine, they won’t fine me I’ve no…