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The Eton Rifles

   18.10.2019  9 Comments

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  1. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about The Jam - The Eton Rifles at Discogs. Complete your The Jam collection/5().
  2. About The Eton Rifles "The Eton Rifles" was the only single to be released from the album Setting Sons by The Jam. Recorded at Townhouse studios and released on 26 October , it became the band's first top ten hit in the UK Singles Chart, peaking at No. 3. It is also the only official Jam single for which a video was not recorded.
  3. “The Eton Rifles” was inspired by TV footage of Right To Work marchers being taunted by boys from Eton school – and it perfectly captured the queasy sensation that the country was slipping.
  4. Hello-hooray, what a nice day, for the Eton rifles, Eton rifles Hello-hooray, I hope rain stops play, with the Eton rifles, Eton rifles Thought you were clever when you lit the fuse Tore down the house of commons in your brand new shoes Compose a revolutionary symphony Then went to bed with a charming young thing Hello-hooray, cheers then mate 5/5(1).
  5. Class warfare on the playing fields of England, "The Eton Rifles" was a serio-comic dispatch from the battle lines long ago drawn in English society. Composer Paul Weller of course enlists with the working class, as they valiantly attempt to defeat their public school enemies not .
  6. There is no such rugby team as the "Eton Rifles" - although there is a soccer team called Eton Rifles, inspired by the song. Otherwise - see Paul from London's comment as he's % correct.
  7. The phrase ‘Eton Rifles’ itself is a reference to the Combined Cadet Force (CCF) at Eton. This program was originally referred to as the Eton College Rifle Corps. CCF programs were devised to give.
  8. Hello-Hurray - what a nice day for the Eton Rifles, Eton Rifles Hello-Hurray - I hope rain stops play for the Eton Rifles, Eton Rifles Thought you were clever when you lit the fuse, Tore down the house of commons in your brand new shoes, Composed a revolutionary symphony, Then went to bed with a charming young thing Hello-Hurray - cheers then.

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