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Posted By: GUEST,Henryp
16-Feb-10 - 07:26 AM
Thread Name: Song about the Thames River
Subject: RE: Song about the Thames River
If you're prepared to include London's docklands, Ratcliffe Highway reflects sailors' lives ashore too.

Ratcliffe Highway

As I was a-walking down London,
From Wapping to Ratcliffe Highway,
I chanced to pop into a gin-shop,
To spend a long night and a day.

The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs, eds Ralph Vaughan Williams & A.L. Lloyd, Penguin, 1959.