Podcast 398 – Flat Rabbit, Mandible Rumpus … what makes a band name work?

In which we salute Frogspawn Candy, Lord Snooty & his Pals and Steppenwolf, rejoice in the Onion’s coverage of Lorde, applaud the return of the Siffleur and pop tunes that feature whistling, back Elvis Costello on song-stealing, have a CD Date Night with the Decemberists and A Tribe Called Quest (while unravelling their Lou Reed court case), and inspect a new theory about the Manson murders.

Elvis Costello on song stealing …
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/elvis-costello-defends-olivia-rodrigo-150635978.html

Lorde in the Onion …
https://www.theonion.com/lorde-slammed-and-condemned-because-it-seems-like-it-s-1847175966

Chris Pratt’s former band names …
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=x9obbpaVIvw&feature=youtu.be

Tickets for Word In The Park on July 19th here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-word-in-the-park-a-summer-afternoon-of-socially-distanced-storytelling-tickets-152091141699

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