Over at our sister blog Think Again we discuss and celebrate the closure of "The news of the World" tabloid in the UK.
I thought it would be good to listen to a few songs that were inspired by the dirty rag:
The Jam - "News of the World"
Wire - "Field Day For The Sundays"
The Beatles - "Polythene Pam"
Pretenders - "Back On The Chain gang"
Joe Jackson - "Sunday Papers"
U2 - "Last Night On Earth"
Elvis Costello - "Fish 'n' Chip paper"
Billy Bragg - "Never Buy The Sun"
The Smiths - "This Night Has Opened My Eyes"
ManBREAK - "News of The World"
and of course the classic Queen LP "News of the World"...
links to the songs coming soon....