Banned for nearly 40 years, Ivor’s notorious ode to onanism has been played to hijack the broadcasts of a local UK radio station. This has caused the usual reactions of amusement or disgust, but there are some priceless comments in The Guardian’s article.
Listeners were last subjected to the song, which uses the word “wanker” 36 times, this weekend during a live family broadcast from Mansfield’s Party in the Market event. Tony Delahunty, managing director of Mansfield 103.2, said: “Some people have told me that their children have started humming the song in the car.”
Pirates with a well-tuned sense of mischief hoisting their own Jolly Roger…
All of Ivor’s delicate ditties are, of course, available to hear on Spotify