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  • Tina Keane

    Air Gallery

    My girl’s a cor-or-ker,
    She’s a New Yor-or-ker,
    I’d buy her anything to keep her in style.

    She’s got a pair of eyes
    Just like two custard pies.
    Hot Dog! That’s where my money goes!

    This children’s street song, whose jocular but abusive tone seems to owe to an adult burlesque tradition, forms the thematic core of Demolition, Tina Keane’s witty contribution to Live to Air, Audio Arts’ cassette package of artists’ soundworks. Her piece begins with the sound of a steam-powered train arriving at a station and the distant, boisterous shouts of children in a playground. Suddenly we hear the clear voice

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