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Thread #59918   Message #2253343
Posted By: GUEST,JTT
04-Feb-08 - 02:19 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: While the Rich Man Rides By in His ...
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: fwd: help identify music hall song
What is she a-doing of? Heh! Love the Cockneys!

The song is also reminiscent of that American classic with the verse

Fallen and forgotten
Without a good man's name
She dreams of Indiana
As she walks the streets of shame

(I've never heard the actual song, only read the reference to it in one of the articles of the blessed Florence King.)