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Published on Nov 25, 2015
A lighthearted tribute to the BBC Journalist Robert Peston on his move from BBC to ITV. Buy the song NOW for Cancer Research UK at https://academy-of-rock.bandcamp.com/... - ALL proceeds after Bandcamp fees go to the charity (90%)
Robert Peston, he’s not from Preston He did not star in no Spaghetti Western The BBC lost its intellectual property While John Otway says “Cor Baby That’s ITV”
Peston scored Bowie while Ziggy played guitar Masterminding glam with his screwed down ha(i)r Peston showed George Clinton how to get the funk Jamming good with (Dr Andrew) Sentance on the economics of punk
Keep your vest on, Robert Peston Give us another business lesson Speakin' like a linguistic jam session Rocking Indie Television
"VERSES 3 and 4"
So ITV enlarges its integrity While the BBC loses its licence fee He says it’s our fiduciary responsibility To shop wisely within our economy
Paul Wella’s Shockwave takes care of his hair But on the 10 o’clock news Peston just don't care He could have been Doctor Who you see By pressing Auntie Beeb for his destiny
Keep your vest on, Robert Peston Give us another business question From BBC to ITV I wanna lower licence fee
"David Bowie homage middle 16" - Space Oddity, Width of a Circle and The Man Who Sold the World
"VERSES 5 and 6"
Branson hates ties like Robert Peston But none of them starred with Charlton Heston Nor had a three course meal at a Best Western They could be Heroes with Bowie in Dresden
I’m confessin’ with Robert Peston I’m wondering what ITV will let him question? No more “Have I got news for you” to guest on Perhaps Robert will retire to Weston …
"CHORUS AND FINALE"
Super Mare, Super Hair, Everywhere Super Mare, Camel’s Hair, Millionaire
"Guitar solo to end"
Crowdsourced lyrical ideas from the following people:
Robert Lindsay Mark Stratton David Chislett Dave Brooks Claire Sparham Damon Summers Geoff Lee Clive Leighton Leigh Hunnable Jim Keilt Zee Fincham Andy Wooler John Threesixteen Michael Butterworth Andrew Bourke Paul Titley Stuart Gunthorpe Gary Lee Connor Matt Durrell Alison Cook