"Cried the navy-blue ghost of Mr. Belaker The allegro negro [ahem!] cocktail-shaker ..."

Well, you know that I know it, Jon, and I can remember you reciting enormous chunks of it before/after our visit to the Royal Pavilion, Brighton. My only recording of it is the one with Edith Sitwell and Peter Pears, but you seemed to have listened to every known recording. I can't remember which was the one you thought was the best.