I might be broke, but the fog on the Tyne is all mine
Not many Americans will have a clue who Jimmy Nail was, nor the character he used to play in a TV series they’ve never seen. Auf Wiedersehen, Pet was compulsive viewing when there really were dole queues in England. Bits of Newcastle still look like the monochrome scenes in the video clip.
Please listen with some nostalgia for better times.
the famous five bridges
howay man, wesa gannin doon the toon
Yesterday I went shopping in Newcastle. Not only does the place bring back so many memories, it’s also the best place to go shopping outside of Italy. I always spend far too much there. Here’s a little song to remind me of the toon.
Although Newcastle never really was my home town ~ I was born in a far more ancient and much smaller pit village.
Please listen with a smile.