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London looks to give voice to muted buskers

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Concerned that London's seasoned street musicians are being silenced by excessive regulation, mayor Boris Johnson is leading calls for the buskers' voices, and guitars, to be heard again. 

A busker is seen entertaining tourists in front of the London Eye, on July 25, 2012

Camden Town in north London, with its punks and a high street bristling with 'alternative' shops, has long been a favoured destination for young visitors. But several months ago, buskers were ordered to silence their instruments by 9:00 pm.

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