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Buskers on train

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Joined 17-03-2005
Posted on Monday, 12 March, 2007 - 09:11 pm:   

Has anyone else been treated to the two guys that regularly get on at London Bridge and get off at New X Gate, and whose entire repertoire seems to consist of two songs -
' This train stops at New Cross Gate and goes on to Caterham' and
'If you can't have a shave in a toilet, where can you have a shave'.

Anyone actually bought their CD? Also they must live locally, so perhaps someone knows them? Pretty unique, even for London buskers, as they do make people laugh rather than just annoy.
Joined 12-10-2006
Posted on Monday, 12 March, 2007 - 10:06 pm:   

I've seen them on the District Line too.

Beats Lee and his tall tales of fee-charging homeless hostels.
Joined 07-12-2003
Posted on Monday, 12 March, 2007 - 10:51 pm:   

There are some very good buskers around. I think we should try to persuade some good ones to set up outside the Post Office in SE23 on Saturdays am.
Joined 17-03-2005
Posted on Tuesday, 13 March, 2007 - 07:39 am:   

Wouldn't they need a licence for that? They don't look like they're into paperwork.
Seeing as they are keen advocates and promoters of our local train services I did also think that the FHS could use them as front people for the Save Our Train Services campaign. Any views on roping them in? We could be on to something....
Joined 17-03-2005
Posted on Saturday, 14 April, 2007 - 09:48 am:   

I take it thats a no, then. Pity, as I thought they had something...
Joined 09-04-2005
Posted on Friday, 27 April, 2007 - 11:07 pm:   

Yes I was treated to their performance of the shaving song the other night. Made me laugh out loud which is unusual for me on a crowded late night train. Good luck to them.