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AlieOxon Mon 23-Apr-18 08:17:09

Not sure where this fits, but here goes:
My oldest friend, now in Queensland, and I are trying to remember the words of a song from CND marching days.
The end of one verse goes;
“The biggest toy there in the window, was an aeroplane dropping a bomb.”

It isn't online, so I'm dropping a few queries - anyone (and I bet some remember those days) know it?

grannyactivist Mon 23-Apr-18 10:28:25

Alie if you click on the link and scroll to the end of the song list you can ask your question where others may well have an answer for you. (I've already checked the lyrics of the songs and your lines are not there.)

AlieOxon Mon 23-Apr-18 14:06:20

Thanks, But - I've already done it! My query's being moderated.....

AlieOxon Mon 23-Apr-18 14:08:07

My Queensland friend has now sent this:

"I once watched a builder in London
Laying bricks in the old Flemish way
He was golden with dust in the sunshine
But he stands in the dole queue today..."

Now that's the same tune, but is it the same set of lyrics???

boheminan Mon 23-Apr-18 16:34:07

Alie Have you tried Mudcat Café?

AlieOxon Mon 23-Apr-18 18:30:39

I have tried it now and got no results. Different searches with different lines....
Doesn't anyone remember this?

AlieOxon Mon 23-Apr-18 18:33:16

My query on the other site is up now, but no answers yet.

grannyactivist Mon 23-Apr-18 18:33:54

Alie I'm hard put to remember what I had for breakfast most days!! grin

AlieOxon Mon 23-Apr-18 19:34:37

My same friend describes her memory as being like her old household appliances..... sometimes works!

boheminan Mon 23-Apr-18 19:39:28

Sorry you've had no luck yet. Tomorrow night I'm meeting up with some old musician friends who lived through the CND marches and Greenham Common, I'll ask them if they recall the lyrics of this songsmile