Ralph McTell re-releases “Streets of London” for Crisis

Singer-songwriter Ralph McTell has re-recorded his classic song ‘Streets of London’ with a choir made up of clients from Crisis – the national charity for homeless people – and guest vocalist Annie Lennox, to raise money for the cause in the run up to Christmas.  First penned 50 years ago, the single shares its birthday with Crisis, whose 50th anniversary also falls this December. To mark the occasion, Crisis’ homeless clients and staff from across the country came together to form an 88-strong choir to sing alongside McTell and Lennox. The choir was conducted by Only Men Aloud’s Tim Rhys-Evans, while the recording also features Fairport Convention’s Richard Thompson on guitar. Continue reading “Ralph McTell re-releases “Streets of London” for Crisis”