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Our love was built to last (Like Simon Dee) – Kitchen Cynics

Simon Dee, who was born with the less zippy showbiz and more class revealing name of Cyril Nicholas Henty-Dodd, was a British television interviewer and radio disc jockey who hosted a twice-weekly BBC TV chat show, Dee Time in the late 1960s. After moving from the BBC to London Weekend Television in 1970 he was dropped and his career was over. That’s a cruelly blunt wikipedia copy-paste. His life seems really interesting and hilarious, especially that post-1970 fall.

It’s not something i’m old enough or British enough to have grasp on. Unlike the Kitchen Cynics, who are and do, pointedly. I’m neither old nor British enough to even have a grasp on who the Kitchen Cynics were. A late 70’s/early 80’s band who seemed to release nothing but tapes and flexi singles so i’ve abandoned hope of ever knowing them. I don’t even know how i found this song. It’s a good-un and encourages further inspection, but unless someone like Messthetics comes along and shows me, where do i look?


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