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  • n. Plural form of busker.


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  • Otherwise known as buskers, these talented performers will do live painting, perform music or even magic right on the street.

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  • I was pleasantly surprised to find some good entertainment for the public in Long Causeway that consisted of some real musicians - no not the "bongo man" who drives me insane, nor the Scotsman strangling a cat - I think they are loosely referred to as buskers - but a couple of young lads who could actually play music.


  • STOMP started out as two "buskers" on the streets of Brighton. Featured Content

  • Many of the "buskers," as the musicians on the metro are called well, maybe they're called that in England, I don't know, it's what we used to call them when I lived here, are annoying as hell, the ones who come into the metro cars and stand in front of you singing "I love Paris in the springtime" - or worse, some Jim Morrison song that they can't quite figure out all the lyrics to, so they go phonetic.


  • For instance, last time in New York I bought two cds from buskers.

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  • "Dramamine?" whispers a dirty-faced hustler, prince among all buskers, and young enough, anyone's son.

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  • While its users are studiously avoiding eye contact with buskers, accidental conversation and other people's germs every morning, the capital's creaking beast of a transport system is struggling to carry 4 million people.

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  • As it turns out, Larcher developed one of those from a tune he heard played by Gypsy buskers on the Berlin underground.

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  • It's with this last hat on that we find Albarn here, playing with HJ artists including onetime Chicago buskers the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, the infectiously speedy sounds of Shangaan Electro, Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara, and more familiar talents including former Fela Kuti drummer Tony Allen and Red Hot Chili Peppers bass player/Thom Yorke band member, Flea.

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  • Maybe you have to be doing something pretty irritating to get people to pay real money to make you stop: but what about buskers in the underground?

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