‘DOWN BY THE DARK ARCHES NEAR THE ADELPHI’


A broadside ballad 1854


‘Oh, young Sir, that never can be

For a rabbit-pie bobby is a conning on me’


(A prostitute policeman is watching me)

‘Adelphi Arches’ Elton Hayes Parlephone 78 1954 - omits 2 of the naughtier verses

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