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Bishopsgate - London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 30.892 W 000° 04.990
30U E 702379 N 5711116
Quick Description: Bishopsgate is the name of a major road between Gracechurch Street and Norton Folgate in the City of London. It is also the name of one of London's Wards. It is mentioned in the Beatle's song "Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite".
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/20/2014 3:09:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMK6JB
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Web-ling
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Long Description:

The Metro Lyrics website tells us:

"Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite" is track #7 on the album 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'. It was written by Lennon, John / McCartney, Paul.

For the benefit of Mr. Kite
There will be a show tonight on trampoline
The Hendersons will all be there
Late of Pablo Fanques' fair, what a scene

Over men and horses hoops and garters
Lastly through a hogshead of real fire
In this way Mr. K will challenge the world

The celebrated Mr. K
Performs his feats on Saturday at Bishopsgate
The Hendersons will dance and sing
As Mr. Kite flies through the ring, don't be late

Messrs K. and H. assure the public
Their production will be second to none
And of course Henry the Horse dances the waltz

The band begins at ten to six
When Mr. K performs his tricks without a sound
And Mr. H will demonstrate
Ten somersets he'll undertake on solid ground

Having been some days in preparation
A splendid time is guaranteed for all
And tonight Mr. Kite is topping the bill

Location:
Bishopsgate in the City of London


Type of location: Mentioned in lyrics

Connection to The Beatles:
It is mentioned in The Beatles record "Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite"


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