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Song Parodies -> "Streets of London '03"

Original Song Title:

"Streets of London"

Original Performer:

Ralph McTell

Parody Song Title:

"Streets of London '03"

Parody Written by:

Jim A

The Lyrics

Do you hate Livingstone? his congestion charges?
traffic jams remain because we hate the tube
though the buses still arrive, takes an hour to go a mile
olympic bidding, has this guy got a clue?

so how can you tell me it's home here
we know it's true, that the sun don't shine
choking on the pollution
we travel down the streets of London
you know it's fiction -
transport that runs on time

those asylum seekers, all on the streets of London
so says the Mail - "they're everywhere"
maps? i haven't seen 'em, these tube trains sure need cleanin'
I'm not from London so I don't really care

so how can you tell me it's home here
we know it's true, that the sun don't shine
choking on the pollution
we travel down the streets of London
you know it's fiction -
the capital is fine

all the filthy pigeons, ascending up to the heavens
eating junk food, on the floor it's been thrown
frightened by the noise of the tourists and the traffic
emptying their @rses on pedestrians below

so how can you tell me it's home here
we know it's true, that the sun don't shine
choking on the pollution
we travel down the streets of London
you know it's fiction -
the Dome, it was alright

have you seen the tin cans? the drunkards with blurred vision?
Hooligans in pubs - I don't think I'll go in there
our capital city, is a dump - oh what a pity
and they keep olympic bidding to a world that doesn't care

so how can you tell me it's home here
we know it's true, that the sun don't shine
choking on the pollution
we travel down the streets of London
you know it's fiction -
Olympic hosts sometime

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