Tuesday, September 01, 2015

"The Strees of London" or is it our own streets?

Rod McTell sings his song of great poignancy, "The Streets of London," in the video below. He was originally inspired by Paris, but wrote it of London. I have heard many folk singers perform it, often substituting their own city:

Jasmine Bonnin does the song justice in her German version, Strassen unserer Stadt. This 1975 version shows her singing it: