Right, by popular demand, a chance for you lot to start making loads of lists. Beware of the fans who type out their lists and all that.
I’ve given individual pages to certain lists:
Those No Longer In Need Of Season Tickets
Here’s the list of “curse of HMHB” victims in order of how long they outlived being mentioned on the records, maintained by Charles Exford.
The Murder Ballads
Exford again: “More murders per album than Nick Cave, more suicide than Morrissey, and more general mayhem than in the Best of Johnny Cash, but most people still just seem to quote the jokes.”
This sounds like a class rant
The politics of Half Man Half Biscuit, examined by Third Rate Les In His Burberry Fez
God Gave Us Life: Nigel Blackwell and Religion
Nathan Richardson’s article on the religious references and imagery in the songbook.
But before that, the lists that got the ball rolling…