Articles Tagged 'Chas & Dave'

The Brit List: Summer of London – 10 Great London Songs

“The Lambeth Walk” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CPRVRiJ7QQ&feature=related London is well served with hymns to its own populace, going back to Music Hall days and beyond. Here’s North London’s own Chas & Dave with a song from the 1937 musical Me and My Girl. The song, named after a street in the borough of Lambeth, was so popular at […]

Meet Chas & Dave, Forebears of Arctic Monkeys

Some cultural institutions are a little tricky to explain in one go, you kind of have to live through them to understand why they’re important and why they happened. So if I tell you that there was a duo in the early ’80s called Chas & Dave, and that they specialised in cockney singalong hits, […]