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The latest song-place added is Street Fighting Man - The Rolling Stones | Place: Grosvenor Square, London“They told me that 'Street Fighting Man' was subversive. 'Course it’s subversive, we said.”– Keith Richards

On March 17, 1968, an air of revolt hung over London, England. Thousands of people, most of them students, gathered in Trafalgar Square to protest the Vietnam War. The atmosphere of the rally was initially good humored, and it remained that way as the crowd elected to move to Grosvenor Square where actress Vanessa Redgrave, one of the leaders of the march, would deliver... [read more]

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The latest comment is posted by Gary Armstrong from Manchester about Dirty Old Town - Ewan MacColl | Place: Salford, Greater Manchester, EnglandThis song was played and sang by Manchester United supporters.After winning the F.A. cup. For the twelfth time on 21-5-2016.An experience which I will treasure.