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Thread #132301   Message #2992292
Posted By: pavane
23-Sep-10 - 11:44 AM
Thread Name: london folk songs
Subject: RE: london folk songs
'Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner' by Hubert Greg - he had a program on BBC R2 until he died last year - also wrote "Hitler has only got one Ball" for the war effor.

Other candidates
The Rat Catchers daughter
If it wasn't for the 'ouses in between (Music Hall song)

John Foreman used to do the cockney alphabet

A is for 'orses
B for - and after
C for yourself
d efer
e fer brick ('eave a brick)

and so on

And a joke about sex

"Sex is different in London, you know, not like it is down here..etc..
In London, sex is what your coal comes in