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  1. 'Stand Down Margaret': English Beat's Dave Wakeling Reflects on Anti-Thatcher Anthem

    11:00 am 4/9/2013

    Says the 80s ska band's guitarist and vocalist: "Most everything about Margaret Thatcher was pretend ... a way for the privileged to secure themselves at the expense of everybody else."Read more

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  2. 'Ding Dong the Witch is Dead' Shooting Up the British Charts After Margaret Thatcher's Death

    10:34 am 4/9/2013

    The Judy Garland song, made famous in "The Wizard of Oz," was bought online by masses of Britons in a concerted effort to mark and celebrate the passing of the former prime minister.Read more

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  3. Margaret Thatcher and the Rise and Fall of the Great British Pop Protest Song

    7:00 pm 4/8/2013

    Morrissey’s “Margaret On The Guillotine," UB40's "Madame Medusa," The English Beat's "Stand Down Margaret" ... few public figures elicited such musical venom as the former British Prime Minister, who died Monday at age 87.Read more

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  4. Meryl Streep on Margaret Thatcher's Death: 'To Me She Was a Figure of Awe'

    1:05 pm 4/8/2013

    The actress, who won an Oscar for "The Iron Lady," praises the former British prime minister as “a pioneer, willingly or unwillingly, for the role of women in politics.”Read more

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