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Sounds of London

Various Artists
Sounds of London

Recorded in 1968 by Samuel Charters, this album tries to capture a variety of sounds that reflect life in the "heart of England". As Samuel states, London is "more than a city of shabby buildings and narrow streets. It is a city of people, whose lives reflect the variety and color of the life of every part of Great Britain." The album includes not only the sounds of people in pubs and markets, but also marching bands and processions. Liner notes include detailed information about each track.

Track Listing

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Covent Graden-The Produce Yards at Dawn n/a 2:32
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102
A Street Piano in Trafalgar Square n/a 2:23
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103
The Market in Petticoat Lane n/a 6:04
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104
Street Buskers in Leisester Square n/a 2:27
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105
The Underground and the Buses n/a 1:06
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106
A Pub in Shoreditch n/a 2:39
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107
It's Time, Please Gentlemen! n/a 0:53
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201
Speakers at Speakers Corner, Marble Arch n/a 7:25
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202
A Street Band in Charing Cross Road n/a 2:04
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203
The Changing of the Guard, Whitehall n/a 2:10
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204
The Lord Mayor's Procession n/a 3:25
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205
The Armistice Ceremony at the Centotaph n/a 2:56
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206
Big Ben From Westmnster Bridge n/a 1:17

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