Songs in Our Heart # 91
Melting Pot (Blue Mink) (written by Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway; released 1969) [A timeless, funky classic, a paean to racial harmony that is banned from public broadcasts now because public broadcasters are morons. Yes, we know “yellow chinkees” is a little out there, but as Alan Partridge’s mate Michael points out, the term is both a people and a meal.
“We should all get together in a loving machine, I’d better call up the Queen, it’s only fair that she knows…! What we need is a great big melting pot, big enough to take the world and all it’s got...”