England’s Economy (1973)

(It is with sadness that I learned today of the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.  As strange as it sounds, I had the following queued up for posting today.)

In 1973, a friend from the UK informed me that she was put on ‘redundancy’ due to economic stress; her life became more stressful.  The UK employment situation was still terrible in 1975 when I wrote this song.

England's Economy (1973)

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8 thoughts on “England’s Economy (1973)

  1. Very poignant, Steven. It resonates with me as our son just had to deal with a three-week layoff, and is only tenuously back in his position this week. It’s such a hardship and so depressing, but we’re thankful he has work for now.

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