Song by Ewan MacColl

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Dirty Old Town


(:redirect quiet=1:) %abc-2.1 X:1 T:Dirty Old Town C:Ewan MacColl Z:Webmaster N:Ewan MacColl wrote Dirty Old Town about Salford, Lancashire, England, the N:city where he was born and brought up. It was originally composed for N:an interlude to cover an awkward scene change in his 1949 play N:"Landscape with Chimneys", set in a North of England industrial town. N:Life R: hornpipe M: 4/4 L: 1/8 K: Gmaj |:z2 D2 E2 G2|(B4 B4)|B2 A>G B2 G2|(D4 D4)| w:I found my love - by - the gas-works croft D2 G2 B2 d2|(e4 e4)|e2 d>B A2 G2|(B4 B4)| w:Dreamed - a - dream - by - the old ca-nal - B2 d2 e2 d2|(B4 B4)|B2 A>G B2 G2|(D4 D4)| w:Kissed - - my girl - by - the fac-tory wall - D4 D>E G<B|(A4 A4)|A4 A>G E2|(E4 E4)| w:Dir --ty- old town - dir -ty old town -. % W:1 W:I found my love by the gasworks croft, W:Dreamed a dream by the old canal, W:Kissed my girl by the factory wall. W:Dirty old town, dirty old town. W: W:2 Clouds are drifting across the moon, W:Cats are prowling on their beat, W:Spring's a girl in the street at night. W:Dirty old town, dirty old town. W: W:3 I heard a siren from the docks, W:Saw a train set the night on fire, W:Smelled the spring on the smoky wind. W:Dirty old town, dirty old town. W: W:3 We're going to make a good sharp axe, W:Shining steel, tempered in the fire, W:We'll chop you down like an old dead tree. W:Dirty old town, dirty old town. % % % % % % After The Campfire Song Book % My Own Song Book % The Song And The Story % Songs From Hazzards Huzzah % % % % %]

						
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Song by Ewan MacColl

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Category - Life song