The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #172197   Message #4167545
Posted By: Jack Campin
14-Mar-23 - 03:45 PM
Thread Name: Discussion: Ian Dury
Subject: RE: Discussion: Ian Dury
The rhyme scheme with all lines in a verse the same is used in the 13th century troubadour song "Kalenda Maia". It wouldn't surprise me if Dury knew it and the similarity was intentional. You can almost sing it to the same tune.