Traditional and contemporary folk from the British Isles

TSCD484 TOMMY ARMSTRONG OF TYNESIDE ~ VARIOUS ARTISTS

TSCD484 webSONGS BY THE GREAT BALLADEER OF THE COALFIELDS
The remarkable writings of Tyneside ‘pit poet’ Tommy Armstrong (1848-1919), one of the finest of all  working class song-makers are celebrated in a recording by some of the North East’s finest folk musicians.


1  Tom Gilfellon & Louis Killen with Johnny Handle & Colin Ross : Durham Gaol
2  Louis Killen acc. Colin Ross : The Row Between the Cages
3  Tom Gilfellon with Johnny Handle & Colin Ross : The Birth of the Lad
4  Louis Killen acc. Colin Ross : Maria Hill Ducks
5  Tom Gilfellon with Johnny Handle & Colin Ross : Oakey’s Keeker
6  Maureen Craik acc. Colin Ross : The Durham Lockout
7  Tom Gilfellon with Johnny Handle & Colin Ross : Wor Nanny’s Maizor
8  Tom Gilfellon with Louis Killen, Johnny Handle & Colin Ross : The Oakey Strike Evictions
9  Louis Killen acc. Johnny Handle, Colin Ross & Tom Gilfellon : The Sheel Raw Flood
10  Johnny Handle with Tom Gilfellon & Colin Ross : The Hedgehog Pie
11  Louis Killen acc. Colin Ross : The Ghost that Haunted Bunty
12  Johnny Handle & Tom Gilfellon with Colin Ross : The Skuil Board Man
13  Maureen Craik : The Trimdon Grange Explosion
14  Johnny Handle with Tom Gilfellon, Louis Killen & Colin Ross : The South Medomsley Strike