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Rome has got a long tradition for everything, as a matter of fact. Historically it seems that Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus, both brothers and sons of a wolf...(it's quite interesting to know that anciently prostitutes were called "wolves",,,)
Anyway that was in 753 B.C., on the 22nd of April...
So the music evolved, and became a kind of particular genre. It's still sung by popular singers, using the local dialect and accent...the genre's called "Stornelli" and talks about popular life.
There are two websites, where you can listen to them: