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Thread #8178   Message #995239
Posted By: Nigel Parsons
01-Aug-03 - 04:12 PM
Thread Name: Songs about capital punishment.
Subject: RE: Songs about capital punishment.
An old thread, still going strong, and I have seen no mention of "Oranges & Lemons", which seems to tell the tale of a fall from grace, starting off as a debtor "You owe me five farthings say the bells of St Martins" through "Old Bailey" to "Here comes a candle to light you to bed, and here comes a chopper to chop of your head"