The Rag Trade

Album: not on an album (1977)

Songfacts®:

  • Although this is little more than a jingle, it is totally thematic including the strange noise halfway through and the whistle at the end.

    The Rag Trade was a TV series set in a small clothing workshop and screened originally 1961-3; by 1977, Lynsey had already won her second Ivor Novello Award, this one for the theme song to the series No Honestly, so it wasn't entirely unexpected that she would be commissioned to write this one when the series was revived that year. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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