Sid on Song



Like many of his comedy contemporaries of the time, Sid committed his voice to vinyl on a number of occasions. From the slapstick humour of my personal favourite The Ooter Song to the rousing Kids, Sid's musical diversions were always memorable.


Double Bunk



The title track of the film of the same name, Double Bunk sees Sid at his lustiest and Liz Fraser at her chirpiest. The climax of the song features arguably the dirtiest Sid laugh ever recorded!


The Ooter Song



This  marvellous slice of nonsense was actually the B side of Double Bunk but is every inch the equal of its more illustrious counterpart, perhaps even superior.

Kids




This is a wonderfully rousing rendition of one of the best-loved songs from the musical Bye Bye Birdie. Sid was part of the cast assembled for a special studio production, released by His Master's Voice and EMI in 1961. 

Our House




Taken from the Carry On London revue show first staged at the Victoria Palace in 1973, Our House is a marked change of pace from the other songs featured here. It sums up Sid's warm, everyman personae perfectly.


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