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The Pogues

Dirty Old Town

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  • Celtic
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“Dirty Old Town” is a song written by Ewan MacColl in 1949 that was made popular by The Dubliners and has been recorded by many others since. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Dirty old town ... Dreamed a dream by the old canal ... I kissed my girl by the factory wall

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Most votes come from United Kingdom, Germany, France, Portugal, United States, Romania, and Czech Republic.


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