The Troubadour  

 
 
ADDRESS
263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 9JA
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Daily 9:00-midnight
 
PRICES
Main courses £8-£16.50
 

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The TroubadourThe Troubadour is a lovely little cafe, which hosts an inspiring program of folk, blues, psychedelia and poetry downstairs. It's also the place where Private Eye was first set up, where Bob Dylan played his first London gigs, the former home of the Black Panthers in Europe and it has hosted gigs by Paul Simon, Charlie Watts, Sammy Davis Jnr and Jimi Hendrix. Music, history, and a great cup of tea, all in one compact package. The food is classic cafe grub - grills, salads, pasta and nibbles - but with all the ingredients sourced from top suppliers, it's of a very high standard. Funky decor, fine cocktails and great fry-ups make the Troubadour a prime place to kill a hangover at the weekend.

 

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Free Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And FriendsFree Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And FriendsThe drummer hosts an evening of jazz the last Sunday of every month. Featuring hand picked players.2019-04-22T20:00:00+01002019-04-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Free Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And Friends
Free Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And FriendsFree Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And FriendsThe drummer hosts an evening of jazz the last Sunday of every month. Featuring hand picked players.2019-04-23T20:00:00+01002019-04-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Troubadour, 263-267  Brompton Road      SW5 9JA
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Open Mic Jam SessionsOpen Mic Jam SessionsA chance to perform in front of a live audience.2019-04-24T20:00:00+01002019-04-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Peyman SalimiPeyman SalimiThe singer-songwriter and frontman of the Italian band The Allophones, performs indie-rock, accompanied by Ardalan Payvar.2019-04-27T20:30:00+01002019-04-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Free Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And FriendsFree Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And FriendsThe drummer hosts an evening of jazz the last Sunday of every month. Featuring hand picked players.2019-04-28T20:00:00+01002019-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Troubadour, 263-267  Brompton Road      SW5 9JA
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Free Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And Friends
Free Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And FriendsFree Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And FriendsThe drummer hosts an evening of jazz the last Sunday of every month. Featuring hand picked players.2019-04-29T20:00:00+01002019-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Free Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And Friends
Free Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And FriendsFree Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And FriendsThe drummer hosts an evening of jazz the last Sunday of every month. Featuring hand picked players.2019-04-30T20:00:00+01002019-04-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Troubadour, 263-267  Brompton Road      SW5 9JA
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Open Mic Jam SessionsOpen Mic Jam SessionsA chance to perform in front of a live audience.2019-05-01T20:00:00+01002019-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Free Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And FriendsFree Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And FriendsThe drummer hosts an evening of jazz the last Sunday of every month. Featuring hand picked players.2019-05-05T20:00:00+01002019-05-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Free EventOn Soon
Free Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And Friends
Free Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And FriendsFree Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And FriendsThe drummer hosts an evening of jazz the last Sunday of every month. Featuring hand picked players.2019-05-06T20:00:00+01002019-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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LondonTown.com - The Troubadour Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
West Brompton Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Earls Court Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Broadwood Terrace NCP
 
12 minutes walk
 
Olympia Hilton NCP
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotel Indigo London Kensington - Earls Court
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  35% off
34-44 Barkston Gardens, SW5 | 5 minutes from The Troubadour
Hotel Indigo London Kensington is a boutique hotel located within London's esteemed Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. Situated only 150 metres from Earl's Court tube ... More
 
 
 
The Nadler Hotel Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  34% off
25 Courtfield Gardens, SW5 | 6 minutes from The Troubadour
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
Cranley Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
10 Bina Gardens, SW5 | 8 minutes from The Troubadour
Three 1869 townhouses combine to make The Cranley, a tranquil temporary residence within walking distance of Gloucester Road Tube. Each of the 39 rooms is individually ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Live Music nearest The Troubadour

Nearest to The Troubadour
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | Same location as The Troubadour
Kensington's original boho coffee house. Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon played here back in the 60s. Of course, Kensington has changed a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nell's Jazz & Blues
London > Entertainment > Live Music
3 North End Crescent, W14 | 14 minutes from The Troubadour
Nell's Jazz and Blues is a small entertainment and live music venue in West Kensington which can accommodate up to 200 people. For a venue ... More
 
 
 
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Le QuecumBar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
42-44 Battersea High Street, SW11 | 25 minutes from The Troubadour
Hot Club Gypsy Swing is a bizarrely niche musical genre for a wine bar in Battersea. Live acts vary depending on which night of the week ... More
 
 
 
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Near The Troubadour
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Finborough Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 4 minutes from The Troubadour
The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 11 minutes from The Troubadour
Chickenshed theatre company has been working to make theatre inclusive for over 30 years and in 2011 they launched a new theatre programme in Kensington and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 15 minutes from The Troubadour
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
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Open Mic Jam Sessions
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Wednesday 24th April 2019 - 8pm
The Troubadour, 263-267 Brompton Road, SW5 | Same location as The Troubadour
A chance to perform in front of a live audience....More
 
 
 
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Peyman Salimi
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 27th April 2019 - 8.30pm
The Troubadour, 263-267 Brompton Road, SW5 | Same location as The Troubadour
The singer-songwriter and frontman of the Italian band The Allophones, performs indie-rock, accompanied by Ardalan Payvar....More
 
 
 
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Jane Clegg
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd April to 18th May 2019 - Various Times
The Troubadour, 118 Finborough Road, SW10 | 4 minutes from The Troubadour
St John Ervine's drama from 1913 about an abused wife attempting to make a new life for herself and her children. Directed by David Gilmore....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Troubadour

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Troubadour
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Brompton Cemetery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 9 minutes from The Troubadour
Opened in the mid-19th century Brompton Cemetery was set up as one of the 'Magnificent Seven' series of cemeteries, which included Highgate Cemetery, established to cope ... More
 
 
 
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Maggie & Rose
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
58 Pembroke Road, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from The Troubadour
A members club for kids, it could only be in Kensington and Chelsea. Classes taking place throughout the day, Monday to Friday, include mini musicians from ... More
 
 
 
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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 | 13 minutes from The Troubadour
In 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute building ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Troubadour

The best shops and markets near The Troubadour
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Only Roses
London > Shopping > Florists
257 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 1 minute from The Troubadour
If you've walked passed this fragrant rose specialist shop you'll most likely have stepped gingerly, trying not to crush the delicate petals scattered on the street ... More
 
 
 
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Zafash
London > Shopping > Chemists
233-235 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 2 minutes from The Troubadour
For all those late night emergencies which don’t quite warrant a trip to casualty, you can always try Zafash Pharmacy at Earl’s Court. You’ll never be ... More
 
 
 
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Luigi's Delicatessen
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
349 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 10 minutes from The Troubadour
Luigi's Delicatessen is a one-stop shop for all kinds of delicacies from fresh pasta to farmhouse cheeses with a particular emphasis on Italian produce. They have ... More
 
 
 
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The Pembroke
London > Restaurants >
261 Old Brompton Road, Earl's Court, Earls Court, London SW5 | Same location as The Troubadour
Located on the corner of Old Brompton Road, a stone's throw from the celebrated Troubadour, this newly refurbished informal gastropub is the reincarnation of one of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ROCCO London
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
254-260 Old Brompton, Earls Court, London SW5 | 1 minute from The Troubadour
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Starbucks
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
259 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 1 minute from The Troubadour
The ubiquitous Seattle based coffee shop can unsurprisingly be found all over London. Thanks to its market saturation policy, branches resemble the Capital’s buses by always ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from The Troubadour
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes from The Troubadour
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 19 minutes from The Troubadour
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Chel*ski
London > Leisure >
4 Sotheron Place, Michael Road, SW6 | 14 minutes from The Troubadour
London's largest indoor ski training centre, brought to you by the team behind Clip N Climb and located nearby, Chel*Ski ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clip n Climb Chelsea
London > Leisure >
19 Michael Road, SW6 | 15 minutes from The Troubadour
Climbing meets theme park at Clip n Climb Chelsea where there are 22 separate challenges from the Jungle Gym to the Skyscraper. Take the Speed Climbing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kayaking London
London > Leisure >
Cremorne Riverside, Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, SW10 | 16 minutes from The Troubadour
Based in the Cremorne Riverside Centre on the waterfront at Chelsea, Kayaking London offers a variety of trips, tours and bespoke experiences enabling the public to ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London The Troubadour.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 8 minutes from The Troubadour
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King's Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW10 | 10 minutes from The Troubadour
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Lazy Fox
London > Nightlife > Pubs
18 Farm Lane, Fulham, London SW6 | 10 minutes from The Troubadour
Where The Farm in Fulham used to be The Lazy Fox has made a den, inviting punters to pull their own pint from their beer wall ... More
 
 
 
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The Troubadour clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 2 minutes from The Troubadour
Taking the speakeasy trend to another level, the Evans & Peel Detective Agency is a bar moonlighting as fully functioning detective company. The basement bar can ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 6 minutes from The Troubadour
We can't help but feel that Boris Johnson would approve of Ping, a cavernous venue which serves cocktails, pizzas and ping pong (or whiff whaff if ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Beaver Lodge
London > Nightlife > Bars
266 Fulham Road, SW10 | 9 minutes from The Troubadour
From the people who brought you Barts, Maggie's and Bunga Bunga, Beaver Lodge is a mountain cabin and dance ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Troubadour.
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Earls Court Conference and Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 5 minutes from The Troubadour
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Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 10 minutes from The Troubadour
What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from The Troubadour
An oasis high in the sky above Kensington High Street, the Roof Gardens comprises one and a half acres of themed gardens. These gardens surround an ... More
 
 
 
 

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David Adjaye: Making Memory
David Adjaye: Making Memory
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

Design Museum 13 minutes walk from The Troubadour

Architect David Adjaye examines the idea of the monument at the Design Museum where seven of his buildings come under ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018
Exhibitions | Until 8th September 2019 

Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from The Troubadour

The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently ...More

 
The Sun: Living With Our Star
The Sun: Living With Our Star
Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2019 

Science Museum 17 minutes walk from The Troubadour

This autumn, the Science Museum hosts blockbuster exhibition The Sun: Living With Our Star. The biggest ever exhibition to be ...More

 
Power UP
Power UP
Exhibitions | Until 22nd April 2019 

Science Museum 17 minutes walk from The Troubadour

This Easter the Science Museum presents gaming extravaganza Power UP. Returning for its fourth year, the hands-on event invites gaming ...More

 
Mary Quant
Mary Quant
Exhibitions | Until 16th February 2020 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 19 minutes walk from The Troubadour

Following on from Christian Dior and Balenciaga, both the subject of fashion forward V&A exhibitions, the spotlight falls on a ...More

 
Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 19 minutes walk from The Troubadour

The largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever staged in the UK on the House of Dior, Christian Dior: Designer of ...More

 

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Parrillan
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Outdoor dining doesn't come much better than sitting out on the terrace at Parrillan....More

 
Barrafina Coal Drops Yard
Barrafina Coal Drops Yard
Dining 

Creating superior Spanish tapas in London since 2007, Barrafina Coal Drops Yard, opened in 2018, ...More

 
Morty & Bob's
Morty & Bob's
Dining 

After the huge success of their first restaurant in Hackney, Morty & Bob's, named after ...More

 
Ballroom London
Ballroom London
Dining 

Italian meatballs are the hero dish in the New York styled Ballroom which comes with ...More

 
Gold
Gold
Dining 

On the site of the Portobello Gold pub, Gold is a neighbourhood restaurant and late-night ...More

 
Suzi Tros
Suzi Tros
Dining 

Greek neighbourhood restaurant Suzi Tros covers the whole of Northern Greek cuisine....More

 
Flamboree
Flamboree
Dining 

Bringing a taste of Alsace to London, Flamboree offers a contemporary spin on this quintessential ...More

 
O ver St James's
O ver St James's
Dining 

Launched in 2016 by Mauro Palomba, 'O ver is a Neapolitan street food restaurant which ...More

 
Hello Darling
Hello Darling
Dining 

A restaurant by 2013 Masterchef winner Natalie Coleman, a botanical bar and theatrical event spaces....More

 
No.5 Social
No.5 Social
Dining 

In spring 2019 Jason Atherton's Little Social, on this Mayfair spot since 2013, closed to ...More

 
Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell
Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell
Theatre | From 7th May 

Norman's Coach & Horses

Soho institution Norman's Coach & Horses becomes a theatre in a stand against Fullers by ...More

 
The Comedy Of Errors
Theatre | From 6th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

The Lord Chamberlain's Men present Shakespeare's most riotous and farcical play, in which merchants, masters, parents, servants and a long-suffering wife find themselves comically entwined. Staging The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare's Globe presents one pair ...More

Pericles
Theatre | From 4th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Pericles, Prince of Tyre, is forced to flee his own kingdom and wander the world in Shakespeare's romance. Shakespeare's Globe presents Pericles as one of a trio of plays exploring the themes of refuge and ...More

The Merry Wives Of Windsor
Theatre | From 17th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Shakespeare's well-known comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor, is about Sir John Falstaff setting about improving his financial situation by wooing Mistress Page and Mistress Ford. Staged at ...More

Ed Sheeran Live at The Haymarket
Ed Sheeran Live at The Haymarket
Concerts | On 14th July 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

Ed Sheeran comes to London this July to ...More

 
The May Fair
The May Fair
Kids Events | From 5th May 

Grosvenor Square

Bringing the seaside to London, The May Fair will take over Grosvenor Square for two ...More

 
BBC Music Introducing Live
BBC Music Introducing Live
Exhibitions | From 31st October 

Tobacco Dock

Pitched towards anyone aspiring to get into the ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

 
 
 
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