River Dirty Round

Jul 02, 2016, 12:40 PM

River Cam Very Dirty Round - Performed by St Matthew's Primary School Year 5 pupils - based on the story of Cambridge's stinky and disease-ridden River Cam in Queen Victoria's time when there was no modern sanitation - with lyrics by Dave Cohen, chief songerwriter of CBBC's Horrible Histories - written in collaboration with Helen Weinstein who commissioned the song at Historyworks for children, families, teachers schools to enjoy! Lyrics below:

LYRICS River dirty Tummy hurty Queen Vic’s time Cam full of grime Careful not to swallow a Gulp or you get cholera, Then hygiene Made it clean