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A Musical Portrait of a Durham Mining Family (1961)  The Elliots of Birtley CD

A Musical Portrait of a Durham Mining Family (1961) The Elliots of Birtley CD

  • $1799


"This item is part of the Folkways archives.  The original liner notes from the LP are included."

Tracks

1. Nancy Grey and Betsy Grey - Betsy Bell and Mary Grey - Child 201/Stanley Market (medley)
2. Family History/How Much Has Tha Gettin' - How Much Have You Got?/My Father Died a Month Ago/Salvation Army Free from Sin/Mary-Ann Teacake/Pit Lie Idle/Come Up and See Your Grannie/Look on the Wall and You'll See a Big Spider/I'll Tell My Ma When I Get Home/Henry My Son (medley)
3. We Went Along a Bit Further - The Three Jovial Welshmen/Billy the Bob - The Cutty Wren - Hunting of the Wren/The Sucking Pig/My Mother Says I Never Should (medley)
4. Rhymes Medley
5. In the Barroom - The Celebrated Working Man
6. Little Chance
7. Elliot Family Medley

United Kingdom Ballads; Documentary; Folksong revival; Mining--Songs and music; Music--British Isles; Oral history; Wit and humor Credits Produced by Peggy Seeger ; Artist Eliots of Birtley (Musical group) ; Produced by Ewan MacColl ; Design by Ronald Clyne ; Cover photo by Hayward Smead


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