Lizzie Shirley singer and songwriter,  music and singing leader,  drama teacher and workshop leader, song arranger, actor, comedian and published poet.

Scotsman …’sings as sweetly as anyone in Edinburgh’

Time Out …’equally talented in both arts…a rare and ringing voice’.

5 Stars …’a blithe acoustic stance…utterly lovely’

South London Press : …’highly recommended’ …’a born performer’.



Available for performances of a political/Socialist set of radical songs, (including Brecht, anti-nuclear, Leon Rosselson, etc) In a performance called 'Sing and Survive'. with accompanist on piano.

And for performances as singer/songwriter - including political and social comment songs, love songs, and quirky fun songs.






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I didn’t know u were gd lking

I didn’t know you were good-looking
Til I read it in the Lonely-Hearts.
Why did you place an ad for someone else
When you said we never would part?

You didn’t mean a word of it
Or perhaps you did at the time.
It’s a fickle world of unconscious games
Truth and dice have a fine line.

How could you whisper nothings sweetly sad,
When I now shout somethings bitter and bad.

You were always looking for non-commitment,
You said ‘is that a crime ?’
Well maybe I should have said ‘yes it is’!
So be off, you’re no man of mine!

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