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Not Appreciated

 The Reckless Brothers live from Torphichen at the first book launch for 40 Odd Years Of The Fall previewing a song from the forthcoming album of the book. Well I’m gonna have to tidy up…


Mistra President

As the portrait by Andy Thomas of Trump and former presidents is revealed, we look once again at Doxy’s magisterial record in office… He’s a man with a klan Chapati tae yer heid ya bam…


Does the panel think?

As David Dimbleby announces he’s leaving Question Time, here’s the opening track to Half Bam Half Whisky’s Questionable Times album detailing the make up of a typical panel and audience on every political anorak’s favourite…


Empire State Fall

  Every John Peel introduction to every Fall track and session on his show backed by Human League’s Empire State Human. As featured on the album Black Paternoster here Buy your copy of 40 Odd Years…



How I Wrote Elastic Bees

Today’s Fall related tune is from The Foul – a cover of How I Wrote Elastic Man mixed with backing from The Bees because, why not?   I’m eternally grateful To my past influences But…


Hit The Nazi

As part of the celebration of the upcoming publication of 40 Odd Years Of The Fall, here’s an anti-fascist version of Hit The North:   I’m punching Nazis for Jesus, It’s what he would have…


News Flash

  Scientists say it isn’t a fake There could be life because of a lake On Mars In showbusiness facts, someone with an axe Has smashed up Donald Trump’s Hollywood Star More as we get…


Yuck

Diet Of No Fibre

(lyrics by @Tucker5Law) Backin’ up, constipated Tweetin’ rage with his scants down Went the distance, now he’s back on his feet Just a man and his compacted bowel When he was young, it happened so…


Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard

With apologies to Robert Wyatt for nicking his album title, Half Bam Half Whisky release a concept album based around the exploits of Scottish Conservative leader, Ruth Davidson and Scottish Labour leader, Richard Leonard. Listen…