Tag: Henry Bessemer

Horrible Histories – Victorian Inventions lyrics

[Intro] Twas the age of queen Victoria A period notorious So many brand new goods we did create. [Verse 1] Our list is long and glorious, Though I don't intend to borious Was a time of great invention Was it really? What did we invent then? [Verse 2] Well I'm just about to mention, Drum roll please lets raise the tension We invented this. Music hall. Is that all? [Verse 3] Well... A chap called Henry Bessemer invented molten steel Which led to other chaps creating the automobile Which let to petrol, tires and bikes so all that was required Was roads so concrete came and tarmac thought up to [Verse 4] Your hired! [Chorus] Ooooh. Concrete, tarmac, steel. The automobile Seal of rubber wheel Such inventive zeal Still there's plenty to reveal. [Verse 5] Victorian brains worked over time...