The zaniness of Monty Python and the Goon Show is fused with poetic, Edward Lear-like inanity by British poet and songwriter Les Barker. Although his 57 books of poetry have introduced such off-the-wall characters as Jason & the Arguments, Cosmo the Fairly Accurate Knife Thrower, and Captain Indecisive, Barker has proven as eccentric with the songs that he's written for his group, Mrs. Ackroyd's Band.
A former accountant, Barker has become one of England's strangest songwriters. His songs have been… Show more
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