The Sash but not as I know it

I have no idea what this is all about but I found it fascinating, intriguing and strangely appealing…..

  • eranu

    thats so mad its probably real !

  • Wow, who ate all the pies?

  • Mark McGregor

    I should say I put this up because I found it be a bizarre, joyful and just plain fun rendition of a tune that normally gets my back up, not to have a dig. (maybe a few annoying chants near the end but I could barely understand them)

  • William

    Mark, the Republican says: [the Sash is]’ a tune that normally gets my back up’.

    I wonder why…the simple story of an Orangeman returning from distance parts to march on the 12th July, wearing the sash his Father wore.

    No an uncivil word in it…not a mention of a ‘Thompson Gun’ or words in support of murderers.

    Of course it’s the tune that upsets you Mark…well the air was probably written in the USA, so you can’t blame the Prods for that !!!

  • Chris Donnelly

    William

    Not an ‘uncivil’ word…

    Does it not mention battles where plenty of ‘murdering’ was done?

    What an innocent tune, quite unlike the melodic numbers enjoyed by those ‘bad’ republicans…..

  • charliemuck

    and so starts the whataboutery!!

  • I found it insipid and banal.

    This is much more tasteful:

  • Dave

    Did someone put LSD into the lemonade?

  • Celebrank

    “insipid and banal”, yes terrible what those lowbrow oiks find amusing, anyone for a sherry?

  • veritas

    just a little remainder that the season of hate otherwise known as the marching season is mnow on us..

  • Fergal

    William says;
    “Of course it’s the tune that upsets you Mark…well the air was probably written in the USA, so you can’t blame the Prods for that !!!”

    The air was written in Ireland, and is an old tune that was; THE HAT MY FATHER WORE.

    It pays to research or at least know something about what you’re posting.
    In the trend of the ‘culture of orangeism’, if there is such a thing, even your swan song was stolen.

  • mucking fuppet

    “the air was written in Ireland, and is an old tune that was; THE HAT MY FATHER WORE.”

    Err…no. The melody known as Irish Mollyo predates “the hat my father wore” by a century. The hat my father wore is a music hall song. Nothing wrong with that but there was a fashion for songs satirising the thick paddies. All we know is the melody was very poppular.

    Well done to mark for laughng at midgets. At least he didn’t say golliwog.

  • edward

    lol some one should tell the wee girlie if shes that pregnant the mini skirt is both tacky and redundant as she’s done her service

  • HeadTheBall

    Looks like “Last Night of the Proms” has gone way over the top in recent years, wouldn’t you say?

  • Jimmy

    Re, Feargal

    William says;
    “Of course it’s the tune that upsets you Mark…well the air was probably written in the USA, so you can’t blame the Prods for that !!!”

    The air was written in Ireland, and is an old tune that was; THE HAT MY FATHER WORE.

    (Yes and ‘The hat my father wore’ is a derivative of an older Irish Ballad called ‘My Irish Molloy O’)

  • Paul

    On the bright side. Good to see the yooouuf of today taking an interest in learning a musical instrument I suppose! 🙂

  • ulsterfan

    The greatest flautist of all time Jimmy Galway started playing in halls of this type.
    Perhaps there is some hope for these youngsters if they practice hard enough.

  • Cushy Glenn

    tsk tsk
    How unspeakably terrible of the lower classes to think they can have a culture. And it looks like they were actually enjoying themselves. Well I wouldn’t let my butler take part in such drollery. Why aren’t these lumpens out standing round street corners selling matches or something more suited to their humble estate? it’s too awful. I actually found my feet tapping at one point. I will really have to complain to my bishop

  • Cahal

    Meanwhile, the chuckies are up at Queen’s, earning degrees.

  • Driftwood

    Meanwhile, the chuckies are up at Queen’s, earning degrees.

    ‘Earning’ degrees Cahal?
    My cat could get a 1st from Queens. Not that it would do him any good. Spending 9 months of the year in Laverys, turning up for a 1 hour tutorial a week. And the Civil service isn’t even handing out their 3 hours of work for £40k a year the way they used to.
    So it goes.

  • J O’Donovan

    The vermin are over weight, cannot handle a video camera and obviously cannot differentiate between a note and a bull’s fart. They belong in a zoo or a cattle pen where tourists can gawk at them and feed them French fries and porkies. I presume the young slapper is up the duff. My god, to think the British tax payer still has to support these KAT scroungers.

  • driftwood’s cat

    i resent that driftwood, i worked damn hard to get that first.

  • mairin

    That’s it. I loved this. Especially the jackrabbit on the flute. Is he single, does anyone know? I’m converting. I’m turning in my catholic card.

  • Fergal

    Hash My Father Scored
    (Michael A. Patterson)

    It was gold and it was beautiful and it cost 2 pence a gram
    He scored it on the ferry coming back from Amsterdam
    He said it’s just like Lebanese from the bygone days of yore
    And when I can I like to smoke the hash my father scored

    That green grass and resin so fine
    It gives you a feeling divine
    It would raise both the dying and the living
    That green grass and resin so fine.

    When my father died he left to me his house and all his tin
    I opened the Good book and found a Kilo stashed within
    And now when I’m unhappy and sometimes when I’m bored
    I light a spliff in memory of the hash my father scored

    That green grass and resin so fine
    It gives you a feeling divine
    It would raise both the dying and the living
    That green grass and resin so fine.

    But now the years have passed and gone and all that hash has flown
    You can’t get stuff like that these days I’ve even tried home-grown
    But I can still remember how upward I have soared
    Outflying British Airways on the hash my father scored

    That green grass and resin so fine
    It gives you a feeling divine
    It would raise both the dying and the living
    That green grass and resin so fine.

    It was gold and it was beautiful and it cost 2 pence a gram
    He scored it on the ferry coming back from Amsterdam
    He said it’s just like Lebanese from the bygone days of yore
    And when I can I like to smoke the hash my father scored

  • Plastic Paddy

    . . . and the next generation of mindless zealots enters the stage . . . what a bright future we have.

  • Democratic

    “Meanwhile, the chuckies are up at Queen’s, earning degrees.”

    Nah mate – the chuckie reflections of these jokers sing “party songs” at Celtic games….

  • as is written on sluugerotoole dot com

    The future’s bright the future’s orange

  • Rory Carr

    It’s not Andrew Lloyd Webber I know but still it’s not as excruciatingly infantile as CATS and the choreography is way better.