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RIP Gordon Lorenz: You Gave Us The Most Unforgettable Song In Pop Music History

by | 7th, June 2011

RIP Gordon Lorenz. you wrote the hit song There’s No-one Quite Like Grandma . It was sung by the St Winifred’s School Choir, from Stockport. It was the Christmas number one in 1980, written to mark the Queen Mum’s 80th birthday. It was her reward for longevity.

Is that your legacy? One teeth-melting song? No. You also wrote Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats and Dogs , a tribute to the artist LS Lowry (a man now honoured in an eponymous hotel where Manchester United players take their mistresses,

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