Songs inspired by real life London stories.
This episode, Stepney, Toffees & Extermination.
At the turn of the century in Stepney, East London there lived a boy named Arthur Bacon. Aurthur used to run errands for the local residents.On a street called Jubilee Street, there was a dilapidated block of flats that provided cheap lodgings, run by a Russian Jew. Arthur used to run errands for this landlord and tenents and one day whilst doing just that, he met a big Georgian guy called Mr Ivanovic. Mr Ivanovic had just arrived from Russia and didn't really know much about life in London.
The song 'Flowers Of Fortune' inspired by this tale and included in this episode, is available for free download at www.songsfromthehowlingsea.com.
The video accompanying this story can be found at the Songs From The Howling Sea YouTube channel.