Oliver's Army - Old Palace Yard, London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 29.991 W 000° 07.552
30U E 699483 N 5709329
Quick Description: In the grounds of the Houses of Parliament stands a statue to Oliver Cromwell. Each time I pass it I think of the song "Oliver's Army".
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/26/2012 2:56:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMDV88
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Long Description:
The song, "Oliver's Army", by Elvis Costello was released on 2nd February 1979 and reached No 2 in the UK charts where it stayed for four weeks. It has been suggested, by some, that the title refers to Cromwell's New Model Army that preceded the British Army. Others disagree.
Musician: Elvis Costello

Name of Song: Oliver's Army

Relevant Verse:
CHORUS: Oliver's army is here to stay Oliver's army are on their way And I would rather be anywhere else But here today

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