FTX-409 - KEELERS AND COLLIERS

Tyneside & Clydeside Miners

Mining life and conditions on Tyneside and Clydeside in England & Scotland - recorded by Alan Lomax in 1953 - Lewis Burt, of Durham, talking - songs from Ernest Peachey (11), Frank Walker & Albert Colwell - Mrs Annie Cosgrave, of Blantyre, talking & singing with Bob Holland (guitar) - Keel men & boats - Pay, feast-days, excisemen, Beamish, Botany, George Stephenson, rail & engine smashing, Hetton, Newbottle, Byron, Sandgate ballads, Doomsday, Heswall, Durham miners, a Royal Commission, John Butler, widows. broadsheets, superstitions, slavery, emigration, Jeremiah Dixon, feelings of a miner's wife, working at the pit-head for a farthing a day

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BOBBY SHAFTOE - COLLIER'S RANT - WOR NAN'S A MAZER - GRESFORD DISASTER - SIX JOLLY WEE MINER LADS - WHAT'S THE MINER DONE FOR YOU? - MY LOVE IS BUT A MINER LAD - THE COLLIER LAD - THE BLANTYRE DISASTER

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