Mudcat Café message #2993023 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #132301   Message #2993023
Posted By: MGM·Lion
24-Sep-10 - 02:30 PM
Thread Name: london folk songs
Subject: RE: london folk songs
"Rag Fair" ~~ "Without any expectations I rambled London town ... Cursed... the day that I was born, That ever I saw London or any seaport town."

Learned from Peter Bellamy: on my Youtube channel


Funny to think London till recently, tho an upriver inland town, had the biggest seagoing dockland area in the world. And now all gone ~~ every bit. Docklands, as nostalgic name for that bit of my native Town, always rings sad to me, who used in one job I had to write dozens of delivery orders for goods from ship or wharfside at any one of a dozen Docks around Ratcliffe, Deptford, Wapping, Isle of Dogs, Limehouse...