Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right

McCabe, Steven (2022) Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right. Birmingham City University, Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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The title of this blog, ‘Clowns to the left of me, Jokers to the right’, comes from lyrics in Stealers Wheel’s 1973 hit single, Stuck in the Middle with You. Written by late Scottish Singer Gerry Rafferty (1947-2011), the song is based on his experience of meeting music executives and obsequious ‘hangers on’ in London who he considered interested only in maximising profit.

Music, unsurprisingly, like any business, is about making money.

Item Type: Other
9 December 2022Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for Brexit Studies, CBS, Brexit, BCU, EU, European Union, UK, Birmingham City University, UK Government, UK politics
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-03 - politics > CAH15-03-01 - politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Gemma Tonks
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2023 11:17
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2023 11:17

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