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  • "Waiting for the 7.18" by Bloc Party
  • "Walking Down the Kings Road" by Squire
  • "Walking in London" by Concrete Blonde
  • "Walking in the Zoo" by H.W. Sweny and Alfred Lee
  • "Walk of Life" by Spice Girls
  • "Walls Come Tumbling Down" by Style Council ("No.10"(Downing Street))
  • "Walthamstow Dogs" by Steve White and the Protest Family
  • "Wake Up London!" (TV Theme) by The Vulcans
  • "Wandsworth Plain" by Landscape
  • "Wapping Old Stairs" - composer unknown (popular 18th/19th ballad)
  • "A Warning to Youth" - composer unknown ("In London dwelt a merchant man")
  • "Warrior Groove" by DSM
  • "Warwick Avenue" by Duffy
  • "Waterloo" by Dream Academy
  • "Waterloo Road" by Lionel Morton
  • "Waterloo Station" by Jane Birkin (lyrics by Rufus Wainwright)
  • "Waterloo Sunset" by The Kinks
  • "Way Down the Regent's Canal" by Edward Kent
  • "We Are London" by Madness
  • "We Are The Lambeth Boys" by Johnny Dankworth
  • "We Are Wimbledon" by Wimbledon FC
  • "We Call It Acieeed" by D-Mob (about the London Acid House scene mentions the "Spectrum", "Future" and "Shoom" Acid House parties).
  • "We Got The Juice" by Freeez
  • "We Live Our Lives in City Streets" by Noël Coward ("The London traffic's steady roar can stir our hearts a great deal more")
  • "We The Kings Of Orient" by Leyton Orient F.C.
  • "Welcome To London Town" by Julian Dawson
  • "Welcome to London" by Zagu Zar (a dance-hall remake of the song "Welcome to Jamrock" by Damian Marley)
  • "Wellington Barracks" by Haydn Wood (from Snapshots of London Suite)
  • "Wellington Goes To Waterloo" by The Wombles
  • "W.E.M.B.L.E.Y." by Ray Dales Hip Hop Band
  • "The Wembley Trail" by Wave Band
  • "We're Going To The Country" by Lionel Bart
  • "Werewolves of London" by Warren Zevon
  • "West 14" by Gol Gappas
  • "West End Girls" by Pet Shop Boys
  • "West End Of Park Lane" by Hot Chocolate
  • "West End Riot" by The Living End
  • "West Ham United" by The Boleyn Boys
  • "West Ham United" by West Ham United Cup Squad
  • "West Ham United Supporters Theme Song" by National Shinguard Company
  • "West London Ghosts" by Guiye Frayo
  • "West of Carnaby" by Sounds Orchestral ft. Johnny Pearson
  • "West Of London Town" by The Bolshoi
  • "West One" by Mark Andrews and the Gents
  • "West One (Shine on Me)" by The Ruts
  • "West Side Boys" by Cockney Rejects
  • "Westminster" by Eric Coates (from London Suite)
  • "Westminster Abbey" by Creed (not the more famous American group Creed)
  • "Westminster Chimes" by Sonic Youth
  • "Westminster Quarters" (traditional chime melody)
  • "Westminster Waltz" by Robert Farnon (recorded by Russ Conway among many others)
  • "Westway" by Baby Ford
  • "What A Day In London" by Pocahontas 2
  • "What a Waste" by Ian Dury
  • "Whatever Happened To Thames Beat" by The Times
  • "What's Happening To Old London Town" by Harry Fowler
  • "What's New In London" by Bryan Blackburn & Peter Reeves
  • "When I Grow Up I Want To Be..." by (Chelsea Embankment)
  • "When the Guards Do the Birdcage Walk" by Fred Godfrey and John P. Harrington
  • "When the Lights Go Up in London" by Hubert Gregg
  • "When Tottenham Burned" by Robb Johnson
  • "When We Were Girls Together" by Noël Coward ("Oh how the gallants of Battersea Rise followed us round with lascivious eyes")
  • "When You Hear Big Ben" by Vera Lynn
  • "While London Dances" by Richard Myhill
  • "While London's fast asleep" by Harry Dacre
  • "While London Sleeps by Mount Vernon Arts Lab
  • "While London Sleeps" - composer unknown
  • "Whistling Cockney" (brass band tune)
  • "Whitechapel" by Fats Waller (from 'The London Suite')
  • "Whitechapel" by S.C.U.M (band)
  • "Whitechapel Boys" by Tigercats
  • "White City" by The Pogues
  • "White City Fighting" by Pete Townshend
  • "(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais" by The Clash
  • "White Post Lane" by Saint Etienne
  • "White Riot" by The Clash
  • "Wimpy Bar Blues" by Ram John Holder
  • "Who Are You" by The Who
  • "Who Dares Wins" by The Streets
  • "Who Got the Funk?" by The Streets
  • "Why Can't We Have the Sea in London?" by Fred Godfrey and Billy Williams
  • "Why London" by Eskobar
  • "The Wickedest Sound" by Rebel MC
  • "Widespread World (Rediffusion London Call Sign)" (by John Dankworth)
  • "Wild West End" by Dire Straits
  • "Wild Women" by Benny Hill ("Now I was in a Chelsea bar one day")
  • "Willesden Green" by The Kinks
  • "Willesden To Cricklewood" by Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros
  • "William and Dinah" - composer unknown ("It's of a liquor merchant in London did dwell")
  • "Wimbledon Break Point" by Bassline
  • "Wimbledon FA Cup Theme" by Wimbledon FA Cup Squad 1988
  • "Wimbledon Idyll" by Kit and The Widow
  • "The Windmill Girls" by Valerie Mitchell (about the Windmill theatre in Soho)
  • "The Wine Bars of Old Hampstead Town" by Alexei Sayle (folk song parody)
  • "Winter Winds" by Mumford and Sons ('as the winter winds litter London with lonely hearts')
  • "With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm" by R. P. Weston and Bert Lee ("In the Tower of London large as life..")
  • "Without You" by The Feeling
  • "The Womble Bashers of Walthamstow" by Grimms
  • "Wombledon Sunset" by The Wombles
  • "The Wombling Song" by The Wombles
  • "Wombling USA" by The Wombles (Wimbledon)
  • "Wonderful London" by I Dandies
  • "Wondering" by Dirty Pretty Things ('and it occurred to me/I think on Lambeth Road..')
  • "Working Mother" by Martyn Joseph
  • "The World is Coming to London" by Billy Cotton
  • "Worldwide (London Groove)" by The Roots
  • "Wormwood Scrubs" by Dominic Behan
  • "Wormwood Scrubs Tango" by Spike Milligan
  • "The Worthy London Prentice" - composer unknown
  • "The Wreck Off London Bridge" by G.W. Hunt
  • "A Wrong Turn and Raindrops" by The Field Mice

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