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Thread #132301   Message #2992056
Posted By: pavane
23-Sep-10 - 05:04 AM
Thread Name: london folk songs
Subject: RE: london folk songs
Sweet Thames isn't really "folk", and was written by a "Salford Scotsman", so I wouldn't myself consider it "London folk" - others have different views, though.

Beaux of London City (the Knowing Maccaroni Outwitted) is a possibility - but not much of a song! Set in St James's Park

Beaux of London City

Carthy sings Three Cripples (in London)

The first known version of Black Velvet Band was set in Barking,