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This song is about being homeless in London, and about how the world forgets about the people who are down and out, it just shows how the human race will stereotype the likes of tramps, not wondering, wether or not they have lead fulfilled lives, when actually one of the men in the song, appears to have served his country. Its not that hard to be down and out, especially in this day and age with the economy the way… read more

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Have you seen the old man
In the closed-down market
Kicking up the paper,
with his worn out shoes?

Ralph McTell - Streets of London Lyrics

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  • I wonder if Phil Collins was inspired by this song when he wrote "Another Day in Paradise"? Beautiful song.
  • TIMELESS AND GREAT. MAY BE I'LL SEE LONDON ONE MORE TIME
  • It is a classic folksong forever.
  • BEAUTIFUL SONG......THANKS PETE !!!
  • THINKFUL LYRICS
  • So beautiful I could cry.
  • Yes a good one from my past .. He sings this lovely .(( * _ * ))... Thank you Pete .
  • Very beautiful song! Thanks Pete!!!
  • haven't listened to this since school, gets better every time I listen to it.

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