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songs mentioning london places outside zones 1 and 2

Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by isvicthere?, Mar 9, 2017.

  1. isvicthere?

    isvicthere? a.k.a. floppybollocks

    "Saturday gig" Mott the Hoople (Croydon).

    "Saturday night between the plastic palm trees" Leyton Buzzards (Tottenham Hale)

    "Finchley Central" New Vaudeville Band

    "Dagenham Dave" Stranglers
     
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  2. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    I like driving in my car - madness (muswell hill etc)

     
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  3. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    Tottenham three - ak47s

     
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  4. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    Ungovernable force - conflict (Tottenham)
     
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  5. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    Welcome to Cricklewood - Bible code sundays

    Green and red of Harrow - Bible code sundays
     
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  6. Supine

    Supine Rough Like Badger

    An old fav

     
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  7. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

     
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  8. The Whole Album- here come the ratling trees by the High llamas is a concept elpee about Peckham
     
  9. William of Walworth

    William of Walworth Festographer

    I knew that song (thanks, Peel!), but I was convinced that the band were spelt 'Leighton Buzzards' -- as in, from Bedfordshire :hmm:.

    Never knew they might have been Lahndaners taking the piss out of suburbs. Internet wasn't invented then :( :( ;)
     
  10. William of Walworth

    William of Walworth Festographer


    Making that up????? But I start from no knowledge at all on that one tbf ... :oops:
     
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  12. Sirena

    Sirena Don't monkey with the buzzsaw

     
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  13. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    peckham and brixton are zone 2
    [killjoy]
     
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  14. Supine

    Supine Rough Like Badger

    They didn't spend much on artwork lol :)
     
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  15. clicker

    clicker nanook rubs it....

  16. mojo pixy

    mojo pixy unquantifiable hazards

    Carter USM mention a few, Tooting (Bec and Broadway), Tulse Hill and the Crystal Palace Tower spring to mind.
     
  17. Orang Utan

    Orang Utan Sub-Sub-Librarian

  18. Puddy_Tat

    Puddy_Tat lumpen proletaricat

    Croydon, Captain Sensible

    Wombling Song, Wombles (mentions Wimbledon)

    Bus Drivers' Prayer, (traditional, but Ian Dury has recorded it) - mentions several places in and around London

    Lovestruck, Madness (mentions 'darkest Tottingham')

    several bloody awful songs recorded by football teams when they have got a cup final coming up mention Wemberlee
     
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  19. JTG

    JTG Angry about not being able to be an astronaut.

    Every Spurs song by Chas n Dave
     
  20. JTG

    JTG Angry about not being able to be an astronaut.

    Croydon Girl - Chris Liberator & Sterling Moss
     
  21. Supine

    Supine Rough Like Badger

    One night in hackney :thumbs:
     
  22. bi0boy

    bi0boy Power User

     
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  23. hiccup

    hiccup King of the Vagabonds

    My underground train runs from Mile End to Ealing,
    From Brixton to Bounds Green

     
  24. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

    Some of Hackney is in zone 3 but mostly zone 2 :D
     
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  25. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    Sweet Thames flow softly by planxty etc, Woolwich pier, Silvertown, Putney etc
     
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  26. isvicthere?

    isvicthere? a.k.a. floppybollocks

    They also did a spoof of "Angelo" by Brotherhood of Man (I think), which starts, "Long ago, outside a chip shop n Walthamstow."
     
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  27. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    cricklewood

     
  28. hash tag

    hash tag Pedicabo omnes

    Billericay Dickie - Ian duty
    Hersham boys - sham 69
     
  29. tedsplitter

    tedsplitter Well-Known Member

    Joe Strummer - From Willesden to Cricklewood
     
  30. andysays

    andysays Defiantly non-premium member



    Inspired by Valentines Park in Ilford (although the video was filmed elsewhere)
     

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