Articles Tagged 'Chas & Dave'

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10 British Brands You’ll Have Discovered in UK Pop Culture

Language is just one of the hurdles it’s necessary to get over in order to foster better understanding and communication between the U.S. and the U.K. And as it looks like we’re going to be debating spellings for a while to come, it’s probably a good time to also try and clear up any confusion […]

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

“The Lambeth Walk” 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, […]