LOVE ME TANDOOR - Elvis Night at the Raj Poot

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The title is pure plagiarism from Bill Bryson's "The Road to Little Dribbling" which everyone should read rather than my dribblings.


Love me tandoor, sag aloo

Take me to your heart;

Chingri chaat, prawn vindaloo

Popadums to start;

Love me tandoor faithfully

Two peshwari  naan

Seekh kebab and prawn puri

Sizzler from the pan.


Love me tandoor, love me nice

Hold me close, my dear;

Mango chutney, pilau rice

Bhuna with paneer.

Love me tandoor, love not rushed

Korma, tarka daal

Murg Khazana, Bhindi Gosht

Mughlai, Mutton Phaal.




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John Coopey

Fri 23rd Apr 2021 22:51

Thanks, Stephen
And thanks for the Like, Tim.

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Stephen Gospage

Fri 23rd Apr 2021 21:54

Elvis impersonators get everywhere. I was reaching for a glass of water by the end, so it had the desired effect. Hope the Tandoor really was tender.

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John Coopey

Fri 23rd Apr 2021 18:17

I’ve not seen “A Walk in the Woods” but I’ve read it, along with almost everything he’s written. He is an example to any of us who try to write; he can make ANY subject interesting.
If you wanted to pick up on my reference to “Little Dribbling” I would start with “Notes from a Small Island”, his first impressions of coming to Britain many years ago.
And thanks for the Likes, Aviva and Holden.

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M.C. Newberry

Fri 23rd Apr 2021 16:48

Hot stuff coming up!!
As a US civil war soldier might not have said about the original original (meant twice): Aura Lee.
Inspiration comes from many sources and the reference to Bill
Bryson and his book was intriguing insofar that I was watching the
film version on Ch. 4 last evening of his "A Walk In The Woods"
and have only just got off Amazon after ordering the print copy for
welcome bedtime reading. Some coincidences deserve commenting on and this is one of them.

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