Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by Pickman's model, Oct 10, 2016.
"My underground train runs from Mile End to Ealing, From Brixton to Bounds Green"
Romford, Tottenham Court Road, and The Ship (in Soho)
I fucking loved Kirsty MacColl but I can;t listen to any of her music any more unless I want to cry myself into a blubbery mess instantly!
and see what I did there? made a connection to the previous post
Funky Kingston. Toots loved South London.
Donovan being fey and warbling about chocolate machines at tube stations:
E2a: 2for1 :
Big-up for my endz, etc.
Hackney Country and Western
King George Street is in Greenwich
Tony & Louise - Brixton, Lewisham
Everyone studiously avoiding this, then?
I'm tempted to add Siouxsie and the Banshees 'Hong Kong Garden' as it was a chinese restaurant somewhere round the Bromley patch, and the Clash 'Bankrobber' for a video mostly filmed in Lewisham, but they don't quite fit
Linton Kwesi Johnson's 'Sonny's Lettah' opens with the address of Brixton Prison, 'Inglan is a bitch' mentions working in a little factory up inna Brockley, 'Di Great Insohreckshan' is about (and mentions) Brixton.
Another Brixton song -
Jimmy Cliff's cover of Rancid's 'Ruby Soho'
Many of his songs mention London places, but this one mentions more than any other:
i think that had been doing the rounds in one form and another for some years. he may have picked it up from his dad who had been a bus driver.
(which of course is another nomination for the thread - Ian Dury's 'My Old Man' which has a line about dad driving a number 18 down to Euston)
"With a ladder and some glasses..."
The one on Chislehurst High Street apparently. It's still there but it's changed its name now.
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