The National Cheddar Cheese Anthem

by Jessica Law and the Cheddar Cheese Orchestra

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A lot of cheese was harmed in the making of this track.

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And did those cows in ancient time
Graze upon Britain's pastures green?
And in an ancient British gorge
Was Cheddar born from milk pristine?

Did Hercules in days of yore
Eat Cheddar cheese to gain his strength?
And for Methuselah, was cheddar
The secret to his life's great length?

Bring me my crackers, crisp and pure
Bring me my wooden board and wire.
Bring forth my cheese, mild or mature
Bring me the Cheddar I desire!

For on my sandwich, chips or toast
No other cheese can stay my hand.
The finest on the board, I applaud
The best loved cheese in all the land!

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released May 12, 2010
Jessica Law
Tim Ledsam
Alex Merry
Alice Young
Peter Bunyan

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Jessica Law UK

"A collection of intriguing folk songs, packed with expressive lyrics, strange rhythms and creative instrumentation." - Ocelot Magazine
"A light-footed waltz though old-time folk music with arcane language to match." - Nightshift Magazine 2011
"Packed with emotion, surprise and wit." - The Daily Album
"Strident and seemingly inebriated." -Nightshift Magazine 2013
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