List of songs about London

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This is a list of songs about London. Instrumental pieces are tagged with an uppercase "[I]", or a lowercase "[i]" for quasi-instrumental including non-lyrics voice samples.

Included are:

  • Songs titled after London, or a location or feature of the city.
  • Songs whose lyrics are set in London.

Excluded are:

  • Songs where London is simply name-checked (e.g. "New York, London, Paris, Munich", lyrics of "Pop Muzik" by M).

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" "Covent Garden Starts Early" by Johnny Scott

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  • "I Am What I Am (Battersea Tramp)" by Bill & Buster
  • "I Dig Everything" by David Bowie ("I feed the lions in Trafalgar Square")
  • "I Do The Rock" by Tim Curry (Moscow Road)
  • "I Don't Want to Go to Chelsea" by Elvis Costello
  • "I Feel Good All Over" by Bang The Party ("I wanna dedicate this to London, young turned-on London.")
  • "I Fell In Love With a Female Plumber From Harlesden NW10" by Splodgenessabounds
  • "I Like London" by Lionel Monckton and Arthur Wimperis (from The Arcadians, 1909)
  • "I Like London" (from the musical 'Give A Dog A Bone')
  • "I Like London in the Rain" by Blossom Dearie
  • "I Live in Camberwell" by Basement Jaxx
  • "I Live In Style In Maida Vale" by The Hammersmith Gorillas
  • "I Live in Trafalgar Square" by Clarence Wainwright Murphy
  • "I Love Lambeth" by The Monochrome Set
  • "I Love London" by Crystal Fighters
  • "I Love London" by Lorraine Bowen
  • "I Love London" by Tommy Page
  • "I Love London" by Tot Taylor
  • "I Luv U" by Dizzee Rascal
  • "I Might Be Lyin'" by Eddie & The Hot Rods ('The Strand')
  • "I Was Born and Raised in Croxley Green" by Wilf Weston
  • "I Was There (At the Coronation)" by Young Tiger
  • "Ice Cold In Fulham" by The Tigers
  • "I'd Never Know" by Noël Coward ("Why is the Springtime giving London this lovely glow?")
  • "Idiot Child" by Madness ("Spunky little kid from North West Five")
  • "The Idol of the Day" by The Great Vance and Alfred Lee ("St. James's I've my chambers in")
  • "If I Can't Get to London" by David Craig Simpson
  • "If I Could" by David Essex ("Canning Town" etc.)
  • "If I Left London" (from Chaplin (2006 musical))
  • "If It Wasn't for the 'ouses in Between" by Edgar Bateman and George Le Brunn (1894, sung by Gus Elen - "With a ladder and some glasses you can see to Hackney Marshes")
  • "If London Were Venice" by The Venetians
  • "If Looks Could Kill" by Garry Johnson/Franky Flame
  • "If You're Going Back To London" by Jack Charman
  • "Ill Manors" by Plan B
  • "I'm Alright Jack" by Tom Robinson Band (Hampstead)
  • "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles" by Cockney Rejects ('West Ham')
  • "I'm Going to Get Lit Up When the Lights Go Up in London" by Hubert Gregg (end of the WW2 blackout)
  • "I'm Old Fashioned" by Noël Coward and Johnny Mercer ("Those nightingales in Berkeley Square")
  • "I'm One Of The Whitehall Warriors" by Phil Park
  • "I'm the Face" by The High Numbers
  • "I'm Riffin' (English Rasta)" by MC Duke
  • "I'm Trying to Make London My Home" by Sonny Boy Williamson
  • "In A Golden Coach" by Billy Cotton
  • "In A London Cab (Before The Rain)" by Anastasia
  • "In Aallen Kneipen Von Soho" by Caterina Valente
  • "In Brixton" by Matumbi
  • "In Der Carnaby Street" by Peggy March
  • "In Dogenham" by Dogenham Alliance
  • "In Foggy Old London" by Burl Ives
  • "In Gunnersbury Park" by The Hit Parade
  • "In London" by Iain Matthews
  • "In London" by Johnny Logan
  • "In London So Fair" (traditional)
  • "In London Town" by Man Arai
  • "In Old Kent Road" by Arthur Seldon
  • "In The Country" by Skepta
  • "In The Strand" by E. W. Mackney
  • "In The Streets Of London" by The Business
  • "Incident At The Hammersmith Palais" by Wounded John Scott Cree
  • "Incident At Mudchute" by The Recedents
  • "Inelegantly Wasted In Papa's Penthouse Pad In Belgravia" by The Weekenders
  • "Inner London Violence" by Bad Manners
  • "Innocence" by Alan Moore and Tim Perkins (in Angel Passage about William Blake's life in London) [3]
  • "Initials BB" by Serge Gainsbourg [5]
  • "Interlude - London Massive" by Aphrodite
  • "Into Orbit" by Adamski(a reference to the M25 (London Orbital) Acid House scene in 1988/1989)
  • "Isabel Makes Love Upon National Monuments" by Jake Thackray ("With style and enthusiasm and anyone at all, Isabel makes love in the Royal Albert Hall")
  • "Isle of Clerkenwell" by Harry H. Corbett
  • "Islington Square" by The In-Keepers
  • "Itchycoo Park" by Small Faces (about Little Ilford Park)
  • "It Ain't Necessarily Bird Avenue (Byrd Avenue)" by Spanky and Our Gang
  • "It Could Be You" by Blur
  • "It's Fun Finding Out About London Town" by Billie Anthony
  • "It Gets Me Talked About" by Albert Chevalier and Alfred H. West ("Playin' 'ind legs of the helephant in East End pantomime")
  • "It's Fun Finding Out About London Town" by Billie Anthony
  • "It's a Great Big Shame" by Gus Elen
  • "It's a Jolly Fine Game Played Slow!" by J.P. Harrington and George Le Brunn ("We just hired a cab and drove through St. James's Park")
  • "It's a London Thing" by Scott Garcia
  • "It's a London Thing" by Mark Williams
  • "It's a London Thing" by S.A.S.
  • "It's a Long Way to Tipperary" by Jack Judge and Harry Williams
  • "It's Lovely To Be Back In London" by Judy Garland
  • "It's Only Me" by Noël Coward ("Once I knew a kid, she used to live down Poplar way")
  • "It Takes a Very Strong Imagination" by Edward Kent ("I trots her to the Opera or the Drury pantomime")
  • "I've Brought you Over and set you Down in the Last Edition of London Town..." (from the musical comedy The New Aladdin)
  • "I've Never Lost My Last Train Yet" by George Le Brunn and George Rollit ("And I've joined with one and all in a Covent Garden ball")
  • "Ivor" by Anonymous ("They yanked our sport, under police escort, to the London Bow Street sessions" - Ivor Novello was jailed for misuse of petrol coupons during World War Two)

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  • "Le Fille De Londres" by Catherine Sauvage
  • "Le Piccadilly" by Erik Satie
  • "Leapin' In London" by John Dankworth
  • "Leave the Capitol" by The Fall ("exit this Roman shell")
  • "Leave The City and Come Home" by The Rakes
  • "Leaving London" by Tom Paxton
  • "The Leaving Of London" by Bevis Frond
  • "Lee Navigation" by Saint Etienne
  • "Legato Leicester Square" by Betty Roe
  • "Legs Larry At Television Centre" by John Cale (The Television Centre was in Shepherds Bush)
  • "Leicester Square" by Harry Freeman (an old music hall song)
  • "Leicester Square" by Rancid
  • "Leicester Square Rag" by Harry Roy
  • "Lesney Factory" by Saint Etienne
  • "Let 'em Come" by Roy Green (official song of Millwall F.C.)
  • "Let's All Go Down the Strand" by Charles Whittle (written by Harry Castling and C. W. Murphy)
  • "Let's All Go To Wembley" by The Kop Choir
  • "Let's Go And Live In The Country" by Richard Rodney Bennett
  • "Let's Push Things Forward" by The Streets
  • "Let's Run To London" by Robert MacLeod
  • "Let's Take A Stroll Through London" (written by Julian Slade)
  • "Let's Womble To The Party Tonight" by The Wombles (Wimbledon)
  • "Letter 2 London" by Coachwhips
  • "Letter To A London Girl" by Chad Stuart and Jeremy Clyde
  • "Lewisham Oh! Lewisham" by Propaganda
  • "Leyton Art Inferno" by Saint Etienne
  • "Leytonstone Ricochet" by Diagram & Moliné

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  • "The Liberty Of Norton Folgate" by Madness (indeed the whole of The Liberty Of Norton Folgate album is about London)
  • "Life and Death of the Two Ladies of Finsbury" - composer unknown
  • "The Life Auction: Impressions Of Southall From The Train" by The Strawbs
  • "Life Begins at Oxford Circus" by Jack Hylton and His Orchestra
  • "Life from a Window" by The Jam
  • "Life in London" by Mighty Terror (from the album Calypso @ Dirty Jim's)
  • "Life in London" by Noel Harrison
  • "Life In London" by Pat Travers Band
  • "Life Is A Long Song" by Jethro Tull (Baker Street)
  • "Life Is True In London Town" by Wallenstein
  • "Light at the End of the Tunnel" by Half Man Half Biscuit (about a girl moving to Notting Hill)
  • "Light Skin Girl from London" by Lenny Kravitz
  • "Lightning Strikes (Not Once But Twice)" by The Clash (The Westway; Ladbroke Grove; Hounslow)
  • "Lights of London" by David Gray
  • "Lights Out" by UFO
  • "Limbo" by Alan Moore and Tim Perkins (in The Highbury Working) [1]
  • "Limehouse" by Fats Waller (from 'The London Suite')
  • "Limehouse Blues" by Douglas Furber and Philip Braham
  • "Limehouse Nights" by Tigercats
  • "Lions" by Dire Straits (mentions - The Cutty Sark, Tea Clipper in dry dock at Greenwich)
  • "A Little Bit of Cucumber" by T. W. Connor ('To the Lord Mayor's Banquet I got in one foggy day')
  • "Little Miss Pipedream" by The Wombats ('cause foggy London town's not built for me or you')
  • "Little Miss Portobello" by Kevin Coyne
  • "Little Russell Street" by Nine Below Zero
  • "Little Venice" by Mick and Malcolm
  • "Liv Togevver (The Greater London Funkathon)" by Light Of The World
  • "Live From (Da Big Smoke)" by Blak Twang
  • "Live in Trouble" by The Barron Knights (Walthamstow, Tower Bridge, Catford etc.)
  • "Liverpool Street" by Warm Jets
  • "Living In London" by Brendan Shine
  • "Living In London" by Starry Eyed and Laughing
  • "Living In London" by Wiley
  • "Living in Tottenham" by Frank Chickens
  • "Living with Unemployment" by Newtown Neurotics

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London (one word)[edit]

London[edit]

  • "London (1848)" by Tol & Tol
  • "London Acid City" by Lochi
  • "London After Midnight" by Doctor Caligari
  • "London After Midnight" by The Flaming Stars
  • "London Again Suite - Oxford Street, Langham Place, Mayfair" [I] by Eric Coates
  • "London Air" by Elvin Jones
  • "London Air" by Marquis De Sade
  • "London Airport" by Father Aime Duval
  • "London Airport" by Raymond Scott
  • "London Aquarium" by Chris T-T
  • "London At Night" by Noel Coward
  • "London Beach" by TV Smith
  • "The London Beau" (folk song)
  • "London Beckoned Songs About Money Written by Machines" by Panic! at the Disco
  • "London Belongs to Me" by Saint Etienne
  • "London Berry Blues" by Chuck Berry
  • "London Blackbird" by Frances Gilvray And Mick Burke
  • "London Blues" by Canned Heat
  • "London Blues" by Jelly Roll Morton
  • "London Blues" by Paul Lingle
  • "London Bitch" by 50 Cent
  • "London Bombs" by Eskimo Joe
  • "London Born" by King Prawn
  • "London Bouncers" by Action Pact!
  • "London Boy" by Scorcher
  • "London Boys" by Anti Nowhere League
  • "The London Boys" by David Bowie
  • "The London Boys" by Tommy Bruce
  • "London Boys" by T. Rex
  • "London Boys" by Johnny Thunders
  • "London Boys" by The Times
  • "London Boys" by The Go-Go's
  • "London Boys (Rise Up)" by The Gonads
  • "London Bridge" (traditional)
  • "London Bridge" by Big Audio Dynamite
  • "London Bridge" by Bread
  • "London Bridge" by Brigandage
  • "London Bridge" by Cilla Black
  • "London Bridge" by Dogs
  • "London Bridge" by Ed Sheeran & Yelawolf from The Slumdon Bridge 2012
  • "London Bridge" by Fergie 2006
  • "London Bridge" by Frederic Weatherly
  • "London Bridge" by Jakko M. Jakszyk
  • "London Bridge" by Mindless Self Indulgence
  • "London Bridge" by Perry Powell
  • "London Bridge" by Sir Washington
  • "London Bridge is Coming Down" by The Spectrum
  • "London Bridge is Falling Down" (nursery rhyme)
  • "London Bridge is Falling Down" by Kirsty MacColl
  • "London Bridge is Falling Down" by Newtrament
  • "London Bridge Is Coming Down" by The Spectrum
  • "London Bridges" by Josh Rouse
  • "London By Bus" by Lionel Bart
  • "London By Night" by Carroll Coates [recorded by Frank Sinatra]
  • "London Bye Ta-Ta" by David Bowie
  • "London Cab" by Michel Niepenbeg
  • "London Cafe Blues" by King Oliver
  • "London Calling" by Eric Coates
  • "London Calling" by The Clash 1979
  • "London Calling" by The Lambrettas
  • "London Calls" by Billy Cotton
  • "London Cameos - The City, St. James's Park in Spring, A State Ball at Buckingham Palace" [I] by Haydn Wood
  • "London, Can You Wait" by Gene
  • "London Cherry" by Teddy Paige & The New Jesters
  • "London City" by Arrow
  • "London City" by Barbara Allen (traditional)
  • "London City" by Bonnie Frankson with the Dynamic Heatwaves
  • "London City" by Damidamon
  • "London City" by Devlin
  • "London City" by Freedom
  • "London City" by Stereofunk
  • "London City Is A Bitch" by Urban Dub
  • "London City Strife" by Headline
  • "London Conversation" by John Martyn
  • "London Crawlng" by Rialto
  • "London Danny" by Jez Lowe
  • "London Dawn" by Andy Clarke
  • "London Dealing" by Monkey Business
  • "London Derriere" by Byrd E. Bath
  • "London Derriere" by Quincy Jones
  • "London Deserted" by John Murphy
  • "London Drums" by The Spring Offensive
  • "London Drunk" by Swingin' Utters
  • "London Dub" by Ruts DC
  • "London Dub 1" by Jah Ali
  • "London Dungeon" by The Misfits
  • "London E1" by The Commendables
  • "London England" by Corduroy
  • "London Fantasia" by Alberto Semprini
  • "London Fields" by Energy Orchard
  • "London Fields" by Sleeping States
  • "London Fog" by Norma Jean Bell
  • "London Foolishly" by Nick Jonas and the Administration
  • "A London Ghetto" by Ram John Holder
  • "London Girl" by 50 Cent
  • "London Girl" by Antic Hay
  • "London Girl" by Cromatone Express
  • "London Girl" by The Jam
  • "London Girl" by The Pogues
  • "London Girls" by Chas & Dave (also covered by Tori Amos)
  • "London Girls" by Dave Warner
  • "London Girls" by Kirsty MacColl (theme tune to sitcom Dream Stuffing)
  • "London Girls" by Rosetta Stone
  • "London Girls" by Stephen Duffy
  • "London Girls" by The Vibrators
  • "London Girls" by Yellow Dog
  • "London Goodbye" by Roger Moon
  • "London Groove" by Airtight
  • "London Groove" by Circle of Funk
  • "London Halflife" by Metric
  • "London Hates You" by The Kills
  • "London Here I Come" by Rico's Combo
  • "London, Here in London the Ideal Will not all be Undone..." (from the comedy musical The New Aladdin)
  • "London Homesick Blues" by Gary P. Nunn sung by Jerry Jeff Walker
  • "London Homicide" by Pete Fender
  • "London Hooligan Soul" by Ballistic Brothers
  • "London Hornpipe" [I] - traditional
  • "London Hymn" by Josh Groban
  • "The London I Love" (sung by Vera Lynn (1940s), by George Posford)
  • "London (I'm Coming To See You)" by Glen Campbell
  • "London Interlude" by Lonnie Liston Smith
  • "London In The Rain" by Jeff Beck Band & Upp
  • "London In The Rain" by Marc Jordan
  • "London In The Rain" by Puressence
  • "London In The Springtime (London Chimes)" by Paul Hardcastle
  • "London In Terror" by Motionless in White
  • "London (Is A Little Bit of All Right)" by Noël Coward
  • "London Is Behind Me" by Justin Hayward
  • "London Is Burning" by Smokie
  • "London Is Divided" by The Social
  • "London Is London" by Leslie Bricusse, sung by Petula Clark (from the musical Goodbye, Mr. Chips)
  • "London Is Mine" by White Rose Movement
  • "London Is My Cup Of Tea" by Acker Bilk
  • "London Is The Biz" by The Firm
  • "London Is The Place for Me" by Lord Kitchener
  • "London Is The Reason" by Gallows
  • "London Isn't Smiling Anymore" by Jack Jones
  • "London, Jo" by Dany
  • "London Kid" by Jean Michel Jarre
  • "London Kills Me" by MC Torro Groove Nation
  • "London Kings" by Big P
  • "London Kisses" by Rory McLeod (from his "Mouth to Mouth" album)
  • "London Lady" by Howard Carpendale
  • "London Lady" by The Stranglers (mentions 'Dingwalls' nightblub)
  • "The London Lass" by J.C. Bach and G.G. Bottarelli (English translator unknown) - from the opera Carattaco
  • "London Lasses" (traditional jig)
  • "London Lasses Lamentation" - composer unknown
  • "London Lawa Yi" by Obey International Brothers
  • "London Leatherboys" by Accept
  • "London Leaves" by Boxcar Willie
  • "London Let's 'Ave Yer!" by Mark Tyler
  • "London Letters" by The Nits
  • "London Life" by Anita Harris
  • "London Life" by Ian & Sylvia
  • "London Life" by Power Dressing
  • "London Life" by Syd Dale
  • "London Lights" by Just The Job
  • "London Lights" by Penny Arcade
  • "London, London" by Caetano Veloso
  • "London London" by The Regents
  • "London, London, London" by Dirt T
  • "London Look" by Herman's Hermits
  • "London Loves" by Blur
  • "London, Luck and Love" by Hall & Oates
  • "London Madrid" by The Aislers Set
  • "London Massive" by Cut & Run
  • "London Massive" by Reza
  • "London Melodies" by The Apophonics
  • "London My Home Town" by The Chantelles
  • "London My Town" by Anthony Adverse
  • "London,My Town" by The Fine Arts Showcase
  • "London, New York, The World?" by Erase Today
  • "London Nights" by Dawnstar
  • "London Nights" by London Boys
  • "London Nights" by Wide Sea
  • "A London Overture" by John Ireland
  • "A London Overture" by Philip Sparke
  • "London Pageant" by Arnold Bax
  • "London-Paris" by Gazebo
  • "London Paris Rome Blues Express" by Ram John Holder
  • "London Patola" by Jazzie B
  • "London People" by Friends Lovers & Family
  • "London Pieces" by John Ireland
  • "London Posse" by London Posse
  • "London Pregnancy Test 1976" by Experimental Pop Band
  • "London Pride" by Noël Coward
  • "London Queen Of My Heart" by Cath Carroll
  • "London Rain" by Cosmic Gate
  • "London Rain (Nothing Heals Me Like you Do)" by Heather Nova
  • "London Revisited" by Ray Russell
  • "London Rhapsody" by Constantine And His Orchestra
  • "London Rhapsody" by William Lovelady
  • "London Rhyme Syndicate" by London Rhyme Syndicate
  • "London Rhythm" by Mills Brothers
  • "London Riots 2011" by Moy Moy
  • "London River" by Fairport Convention
  • "London Rock" by Tony Crombie
  • "London Rocker" by Screaming Lord Sutch & The Savages
  • "London Rush" by Freeway
  • "London Salute" by Philip Lane
  • "London Scene?" by Twisted Charm
  • "London Scenes for Pianoforte" by Cuthbert Harris
  • "London School of Economics" by Acid House Kings
  • "London Skies" by Jamie Cullum
  • "London Skies London Eyes" by Little Man Tate
  • "London Skinhead Crew" by Booze & Glory
  • "London Sky Tonight" by Bridge Gang
  • "London Social Degree" by Billy Nicholls
  • "London Song" by The Breeders
  • "London Song" by Ray Davies
  • "London Song" by Geoffrey Wright and Harry Parr Davies
  • "London Song" by Seatrain
  • "London Sound" by The Freestylers
  • "London South" by Nick Nicely
  • "London Special" by Champion Jack Dupree
  • "London Still" by The Waifs
  • "London Stomp" by Bo Diddley
  • "London Stone" by Bevis Frond
  • "London Story" by England
  • "London Style" by Susan And Sonia
  • "A London Sumtin" by Code 071 (later reinterpreted by Tek 9)
  • "London Suite" by Fats Waller (recorded 1939 in London)
  • "London Suite - Covent Garden, Westminster, Knightsbridge" [I] by Eric Coates
  • "London Suite" by Louis Bellson
  • "London Sun" by Wheatus
  • "London Swings" by Smashing Time
  • "A London Symphony" by Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • "London Symphony" by Joseph Haydn
  • "London Talk" by DJ Krome and Mr Time
  • "London Talking" by Ian Dury
  • "London Tango" by Sydney Thompson's Olde-Tyme Dance Orchestra
  • "The London Theme" by John Barry
  • "The London Theme" by Ron Goodwin
  • "London Thing" by Ranking Dread
  • "London Times" by Radio Heart
  • "London To Birmingham" by Jah Woosh
  • "London To Essex In 3 Hours" by Mega City 2
  • "London To Gaza" by Gilad Atzmon
  • "London Tonight" by Collapsed Lung
  • "London Town" by Bellowhead
  • "London Town" by Bill Summers and Summers Heat
  • "London Town" by Bobbi Marchini
  • "London Town" by Bucks Fizz
  • "London Town" by Dave Stephens
  • "London Town" by Dennis Alcapone
  • "London Town" by Donovan
  • "London Town" by Gene Chandler a k a The Duke Of Earl
  • "London Town" by Sir Edward German
  • "London Town" by Ellie
  • "London Town" by Guido & Maurizio De Angelis
  • "London Town" by The Holloways
  • "London Town" by The In Mates
  • "London Town" by JDS
  • "London Town" by Jamie Scott & The Town
  • "London Town" by James Taylor
  • "London Town" by The Jime
  • "London Town" by Jimmy Sweep
  • "London Town" by Jon Pertwee
  • "London Town" by Kano
  • "London Town" by Kosmos Express
  • "London Town" by Laura Marling
  • "London Town" by Lally Stott
  • "London Town" by Les Humphries
  • "London Town" by Liam Cottrell
  • "London Town" by Light of the World (reissued/remixed as "London Town 85")
  • "London Town" by The London Diehards (Middlesaxon Music, 2011)
  • "London Town" by Man Like Me
  • "London Town" by Margaux Buchanan
  • "London Town" by Master Shortie
  • "London Town" by Menace
  • "London Town" by Mick Taylor
  • "London Town" by Mike Read
  • "London Town" by The Nightriders
  • "London Town" by Oliver Onions
  • "London Town" by Paul McCartney
  • "London Town" by The Pretty Things
  • "London Town" by Rabbit
  • "London Town" by Raf
  • "London Town" by Ralph Reader
  • "London Town" by Rolf Harris
  • "London Town" by Ronald Binge
  • "London Town" by Roy Braham
  • "London Town" by Shack
  • "London Town" by Shawn Phillips
  • "London Town" by Special Duties
  • "London Town" by Stanley Holloway
  • "London Town" by Steve And Chris
  • "London Town" by Vanishing Point
  • "London Town" by William Control
  • "London Town C'mon Down" by Roger Taylor
  • "London Town Girl" by Epitaph
  • "London Town Riots" by Social Deficit
  • "London Towne" by Happy Feeling
  • "London Traffic" by Giorgio
  • "London Traffic" by The Jam
  • "London Train" by Vinny Peculiar
  • "London Transport Suite" by Sidney Torch
  • "London Trip" by Ciaran MacGowan
  • "London Tu Nachdi" by Apache Indian
  • "London Underground" by Amateur Transplants
  • "London Underground" by Julian Cope
  • "London Was Ours" by Grand Western
  • "London Waterloo" [i] by Julian Harris
  • "The London We Live In " by Arthur Mullard
  • "London West One" by Joe Henderson
  • "The London Whine Company" by McLusky
  • "London Woman" by Tigres
  • "London X-Press" by X-Press 2
  • "London, You Owe Me This Much" by Plastik
  • "London You're a Lady" by The Pogues
  • "London Zoo" by Those Who Dance
  • "Londoner" by Danny Sparrow (The Baskervilles)
  • "Londonology" by Milt Sealey Trilogy
  • "Londontown" by Larry Fotine
  • "London's A Lonely Town" by Dave Edmunds
  • "London's Brilliant" by Elvis Costello (recorded by Wendy James)
  • "London's Brilliant Parade" by Elvis Costello (a different song to the previous entry)
  • "London's Burning" (traditional)
  • "London's Burning" by Big Youth
  • "London's Burning" by The Clash
  • "London's Burning" by Dogenham Alliance
  • "London's Burning" by Grace Petrie
  • "London's Burning" by Johnny Warman
  • "London's Burning" by Pete Brown & Phil Ryan
  • "London's Burning" by The Temper Trap
  • "London's Calling Tonight" by Taso Stefanou And South Of Sahara
  • "London's Derry" by Gary Óg
  • "London's East End" (from the musical 'Barnado')
  • "London's Finest" by Simon Harris
  • "London's In Love" by The Pearlfishers
  • "London's Laughing" by The Flamingoes
  • "London's Mine" by White Rose Movement
  • "London's Most Unwanted Child" by Tears in X-Ray Eyes
  • "London's Not Too Far" by Hank Marvin
  • "London's Ordinary" - composer unknown
  • "London's Pride" by Back To Zero
  • "London's Pride" by The North Bank
  • "London's Swinging" by Troy Tate

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  • "Londra" by Gina X
  • "Londres" by Brazzaville
  • "Londres Strut" by Smells Like Heaven
  • "Londres sur Tamise" (London upon Thames) by Alain Souchon
  • "Loneliness of London" by Peter Reeves
  • "Lonely In London" by Betty Roe
  • "Lonely In London" by Denis Allen
  • "Long Island" by Trevor Rabin (also about London)
  • "Look at the Price of Coals!" by Harry Hunter and Alfred Lee ('Today in the Strand I was passing by')
  • "Looking Down On London" by Komputer
  • "Looking For Mugs In The Strand" by George Formby Snr
  • "The Lord Abides In London" (from the musical 'Sherlock Holmes: The Musical')
  • "Lord Lucan Is Missing" by The Dodgems
  • "Lord Mayor of London" by King, and Winifred Palmer
  • "Lords Pavilion" by Instant Sunshine
  • "Los Peckham Ryos" by Instant Sunshine
  • "Losing Haringey" by The Clientele
  • "Lost In Brixton" by Dakota
  • "Lost on the High Street" by Colour Me Wednesday [about Uxbridge]
  • "Lost Rivers of London" (aka "London's Lost Rivers") by Coil (in Unnatural History III - [2])
  • "Love in London" by Capricorn
  • "Lovedrive" by The Scorpions
  • "Lovely Bermondsey" by Dick Emery
  • "Lovely Money" by The Damned (Soho, Tower Of London etc.)
  • "Lovers In London" by Xpertz
  • "Lovers of London" by Linus
  • "London is the reason" by Gallows

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M[edit]

N[edit]

O[edit]

  • "The Oak and the Ash (North Country Maid)" (traditional)
  • "Ode in Honour of the London Military Association" by O'Brien
  • "The Official Arsenal March" by Highbury Marchers
  • "Oh! 'Ampstead" by Albert Chevalier and John Crook ("The day you spent at 'Ampstead 'Eath you never will forget")
  • "Oh Baby Won't Come Back Home To Croydon Where Everyone Beedle's And Bo's" by Brian Auger
  • "Oh Camberwell" by Humousexual
  • "Oh, London is Really a Wonderful Town..." (from the musical comedy Our Miss Gibbs)
  • "Oh! Mr. Porter" by George LeBrunn ("Came up to see wond'rous sights of famous London Town")
  • "Oi! Oi! Oi!" by Cockney Rejects
  • "Old Compton Street" (from the musical 'Budgie')
  • "Old Compton Street Blues" by Al Stewart
  • "The Old Main Drag" by The Pogues
  • "Old Father Thames (Keep Rolling Along)" by Raymond Wallace
  • "Old Kent Road" by Channel 5
  • "Old Kent Road" by Plainsong
  • "The Old Lady Of Threadneedle Street" by Carol Ventura
  • "The Old Lady Of Threadneedle Street (Monday Mood)" by The In-Keepers
  • "Old Portobello Road" by Babs Nielsen
  • "Old River Thames" by Automatics
  • "Old Smokey" by Linda Lewis
  • "Old Soho" by Murray Head
  • "The Old Welsh Harp" by Florrie Forde (about the Old Welsh Harp Tavern that stood in Hendon)
  • "Old Whitehall Number" by Sadie's Expression
  • "Oliver's Army" by Elvis Costello & The Attractions
  • "Olympia" by Lush
  • "On A Mission" by The Rakes
  • "On And On " by Aswad featuring Sweetie Irie
  • "On Bagnigge Wells" by Thomas Chapman and George Kirshaw (Bagnigge Wells was an 18th-century spa in the King's Cross area)
  • "On Lavender Hill" by The Real Tuesday Weld
  • "On London Bridge" by Jo Stafford
  • "On Mother Kelly's Doorstep" by George Alex Stevens ("Paradise Row" is in Bethnal Green)
  • "On Our Way To Wembley" by Booze & Glory
  • "On Primrose Hill" by Suzanne Chawner
  • "On Rotten Row" by Constantine And His Orchestra
  • "On South Street" by Barbara Ruskin
  • "On The Day That Chelsea Went And Won The Cup" by Norman Long
  • "On The Day We Went To See The Coronation" by Gwen Lewis (Coronation of Elizabeth II, 1953)
  • "On The Steps Of Old St Pauls" by Billy Cotton
  • "(One Afternoon On) Carnaby Street" by Tapestry
  • "One Better Day" by Madness
  • "One F In Fulham" by The Haynes Boys
  • "One For John Gee" by Jethro Tull (John Gee being manager of London's Marquee Club.)
  • "One Hundred Punks" by Generation X
  • "One Man Band" by Leo Sayer ("Everyone knows you in Ladbroke Grove")
  • "One Night in Hackney" by Dynamo City
  • "One Night in London" by Dave The Drummer
  • "One Two Three (The Ballad Of Notting Hill Gate)" by Heron
  • "The Only Cool Girl In Ladbroke Grove" by The Manges
  • "The Only Living Boy in New Cross" by Carter USM
  • "Open Piccadilly" by Lol Coxhill
  • "Open Wimbledon" by Lance Lumsden and the Calypso Raqueteers
  • "Operation Blade" by Public Domain ("Bass in the place London")
  • "Op Art Painter From Chelsea" by The Strawberry Smell
  • "Opium Nights" by Alan Moore and Tim Perkins (in The Highbury Working)
  • "Oranges and Lemons" (Bells of St. Clements) (traditional)
  • "Oran na Cloiche" (Scots Gaelic: Song of the stone). Commemorates the removal of the Stone of Scone from Westminster Abbey Oran na Cloiche
  • "An Ordinary Copper" by Jeff Darnell and Jack Warner
  • "Original London Style" by London Posse
  • "Orion" by Jethro Tull ("darkest Chelsea")
  • "Ossie's Dream (Spurs Are On Their Way To Wembley)" by Tottenham Hotspur FC With Chas & Dave
  • "Our Man In London" by CCS
  • "Out On The Island (Eel Pie Island)" by Fantasia
  • "Outskirts Of London" by Melanie Harrold & Olly Blanchflower
  • "Over London Skies" by The Orchestra
  • "Over The Flats" by T Rex
  • "Oxford Circus" by L Paul-Phillips
  • "Oxford Circus" by New Concert Orchestra
  • "Oxford Street" by Everything But The Girl
  • "Oxford Street" by The Monks
  • "Oxford Street 43" by The Shamrocks (Swedish group)
  • "Oxford Street In The Blackout" by David Heavenor
  • "Oxford Street March" by Eric Coates
  • "Oxford St, W1" by Television Personalities

P[edit]

Q[edit]

  • "Queen Mary's Garden" by Haydn Wood
  • "Queen of Old Compton Street" by Fruit
  • "Quite Au Fait" by Strake Shenton and Alfred Lee ("I'm called the fav'rite of West-end")

R[edit]

S[edit]

T[edit]

U[edit]

V[edit]

W[edit]

Y[edit]

Z[edit]

  • "Zombie Bloodbath On The Isle Of Dogs" by The Recedents

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Simon and Garfunkel Home Page - Song Quotes". Freespace.virgin.net. 1964-02-19. Retrieved 2014-05-20. 
  2. ^ Stokes, Niall (2005). Into The Heart: The Stories Behind Every U2 Song (Third ed.). Thunder's Mouth Press. ISBN 1-56025-765-2. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "nthposition online magazine: 'Angel passage' by Alan Moore and Tim Perkins". Web.archive.org. 2004-11-24. Retrieved 2014-05-20. 
  4. ^ "Alan Moore Fan Site - Bibliography". Web.archive.org. Retrieved 2014-05-20. 
  5. ^ The lyric states: "Une nuit que j'tais a me morfondre, dans quelque pub anglais du coeur de Londres"

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