Mudcat Café message #737400 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #48907   Message #737400
Posted By: Orac
26-Jun-02 - 11:40 AM
Thread Name: Help: Dirty Old Town? Meaning???
Subject: RE: Help: Dirty Old Town? Meaning???
The Manchester Rambler was written for the mass tresspass of Kinderscout in 1933 when James Miller was 19. (He didn't start calling himself MacColl until the 1940's)Quite young to write a song like that... except for the bit about the spotwelder.