While the Hallowe’en season is still upon us, why don’t we have one more track from the inimitable Screaming Lord Sutch: “L-O-N-D-O-N.”
No mistaking this for the Folk Baroque.
Sutch was a bit of a maniac, if you hadn’t gathered that already — he clearly had Alice Cooper’s schtick down long before Vince Furnier started dressing like a zombie Bette Davis and biting the heads off of chickens.
When he reached his early 40s, however, Sutch decided to take something of a more serious path in life, and so he turned from his career in music to a new career in politics, and formed the Official Monster Raving Loony Party. The OMRLP regularly runs candidates in British elections, and has even been known to win a few (although nothing at the national level).
A primary source of inspiration for the OMRLP was the classic Monty Python sketch “Election Night Special” — and if you haven’t seen that, perhaps you should.