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Thread #76091   Message #1640980
Posted By: GUEST,cobra
04-Jan-06 - 05:24 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: cockney rhyming slang songs
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: cockney rhyming slang songs
Ian Dury once did the late night prayer slot on London ITV, back in the seventies. You know, the god slot they used to have before the white dot kicked in at about half eleven, gawdsake! Anyway, he did the "taxi Drivers' Prayer" - (straight) face to camera:-

"Our Father what are in 'Endon, 'Arrow be thy name, they Kingston come thy Wimbledon in Erith as it is in 'Eaven.....

(I forget the rest)..

.......For ever and ever, Crouch End"