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Gay Switchboard Jingle

from Cabaret 79 [1982] by Tom Robinson

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A version of this jingle was on the original 'B' side for "Good To Be Gay" but the master tape has been lost. This re-recording was done for fun in an odd moment with TRB at Rockfield studios, summer 1978.

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If you're down in London town
And happen to be gay
There's a great information service
Open every day
They'll tell you who and where and when
And how and why and more
On 8-3 double 7-3-2-4
8-3 double 7-3-2-4

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from Cabaret 79 [1982], released June 1, 1982
Written by Tom Robinson (Notting Hill Music)

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Tom Robinson London, UK

Tom Robinson (b.1950) is a UK songwriter & broadcaster first known in the 70s as an anti-racist and LGBT campaigner. He released 19 albums between 1975-2001 with various bands and has co-written songs with Elton John, Peter Gabriel, Dan Hartman and Manu Katché. He's an award-winning presenter at BBC Radio 6 Music, and released Only The Now (his first album in 19 years) in October 2015. ... more

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