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Old 12 Jan 2011, 03:53 PM   #191035 / #1
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Default Cricket songs and tunes

The original "Cricket lovely cricket"

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I remember Ramadhin and Valentine

Here's a much more modern Sri Lankan version

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The BBC cricket theme

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Old 12 Jan 2011, 04:07 PM   #191040 / #2
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The recent Barmy Army song for Mitchell Johnson is clearly a modern classic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ef4YBwBhQ6Q
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Old 12 Jan 2011, 04:22 PM   #191049 / #3
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I might be showing my age but I can remember a calypso "cricket lovely cricket" that included "Ramadin and Ballantyne" (or some such spelling)

Can anyone pinpoint the year?
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ef4YBwBhQ6Q
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBRAzmaq5x0

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Although it doesn't really mention cricket other than the word 'cricket' in the chorus!
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Old 12 Jan 2011, 04:29 PM   #191059 / #6
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thats a 10cc song, not a bobby cliff one.
and its called Dreadlock Holiday.

so there.
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Ah, sorry, nicked it off YouTube so I didn't stick the name on.
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Ta very muchly
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I might be showing my age but I can remember a calypso "cricket lovely cricket" that included "Ramadin and Ballantyne" (or some such spelling)

Can anyone pinpoint the year?
See the first video I posted and then read this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alf_Valentine
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I might be showing my age but I can remember a calypso "cricket lovely cricket" that included "Ramadin and Ballantyne" (or some such spelling)

Can anyone pinpoint the year?
See the first video I posted and then read this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alf_Valentine
I should read the O.P.s - I never dreamt my memory was a famous one ...
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