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Dirty Old Town

Dirty Old Town

Regular price $87.29 CAD
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Celebrate your hometown as wall art with my bold, graphic interpretation of Dirty Old Town. 

Inspired by the rough living conditions he witnessed growing up in Salford, Ewan MacColl originally wrote Dirty Old Town in 1949.

Since then, many people have covered it, including The Dubliners and The Pogues, and even Rod Stewart (before he discovered leopard print pants).

★★★★★ "The background detail is very thoughtful. The stencil effectuated for the main text and the lyrics suggest an element of decay, which was true of Salford in the 1940s and 1950s when the lyrics were written and I was a child of the city. The whole, including the name of the song's creator, creates an evocative and welcome addition to my wall as a constant reminder of where I came from." - Peter B. 

Celebrate Salford, Manchester, or your own Dirty Old Town as wall art with this bold, graphic interpretation.

The poster reproduces some of MacColl’s original lyrics as sung with Peggy Seeger. Later artists adapted them slightly.

I found my love by the gasworks croft / Dreamed a dream by the old canal / Kissed my girl by the factory wall / Dirty Old Town, Dirty Old Town

This is an officially licensed print. Full permission has been granted from Sony Music.

Hang it on your wall with pride.

Questions?

Get in touch here or write me at:
alejandro@thesenseofdoubt.com

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  • FREE UK & EU tracked delivery

    Carefully and professionally packed for safe delivery

    All sales are directly fulfilled from my home studio

    Worldwide Shipping Rates 
  • High-quality, hand-signed wall art

    Printed on high-quality paper made in Germany

    Carefully researched, designed and hand-signed by Alejandro De Luna

  • From a small, independent business 

    Designed with passion

    Printed in small quantities

    30-day return policy

    100% satisfaction guarantee

  • "A unique talking point for years to come"

    Over 6,000 prints sold to fellow music and pop culture lovers and more than 450 five-star customer reviews

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My name is Alejandro De Luna, I am the founder of The Sense of Doubt, a one-man print studio where I design music history and cultural heritage wall art.

I design well-researched and high-quality music history and pop culture wall art. The prints are produced in small quantities and they are researched, designed and signed by myself. All sales are directly fulfilled from my home studio.

Thanks for visiting and supporting my work.

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