Saturday, 2 December 2017

Advent, door two...

Ok, we had Mary yesterday so - although it's a bit early for some of the sentiments here - let's add Joseph to the mix.

As the song says, he's an oft overlooked figure in the Christmas story. Apart from procuring a donkey, and doing a bit of door knocking ('Sorry, no vacancies) Joseph doesn't get much to do. And 'nobody sings [him] any serenades.'

So here he is, celebrated in his own song by the Yorkshire chansonnier himself, the late, great Jake Thackray...

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