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The Goodies – The Artist
The Goodies were a trio of British comedians: Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, and Bill Oddie. The trio created, wrote for and performed in their eponymous television comedy show from 1970 until 1982, combining sketches and situation comedy. They also had a string of successful chart singles penned by Bill Oddie. In 1974–75, they chalked up five hit singles in twelve months: “The Inbetweenies”, “Black Pudding Bertha”, “Nappy Love” and “Funky Gibbon” and “Make a Daft Noise for Christmas”. “Funky Gibbon” was their biggest hit which reached number 4 in the UK Singles Chart and during the peak of their fame The Goodies made an appearance on Top of the Pops with the song. After the TV series all three members went of too successful careers. Tim Brooke-Taylor (1940-2020) went on to work on BBC Radio with ‘I’M Sorry, I’ll Read That Again and appeared as an actor in various sitcoms, and was a panellist on I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue for almost 50 years. Bill Oddie (Born 1941) is an English writer, comedian, composer, musician, artist, birder, conservationist, television presenter and actor. A birder since his childhood Oddie has established a reputation as a naturalist, conservationist, and television presenter on wildlife issues. David Graeme Garden OBE (Born1943) is a British comedian, actor, author, artist and television after the Goodies he became know as a cast member on I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue.
Elizabeth Rules UK – The Song
‘Elizabeth Rules UK’ is a novelty pop song written by Bill Oddie and recorded by The Goodies. It was released as a single in 1976 as a double A sided single. The AA side is Blowing off.
The Queen – The Shape
This record has been modelled into the bust of the Queen, Elizabeth II. Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms. Queen Elizabeth was born in London, the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and she was educated privately at home. Her father ascended the throne on the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII in 1936, from which time she was the heir presumptive. She began to undertake public duties during the Second World War, serving in the Auxiliary Territorial Service. In 1947, she married Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, a former prince of Greece and Denmark, with whom she has four children: Charles, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal; Prince Andrew, Duke of York; and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.
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