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Thread #161974 Message #3854190
Posted By: GUEST,padgett
10-May-17 - 03:38 AM
Thread Name: May Day - modern labor/union singers?
Subject: RE: May Day - modern labor/union singers?
Brian Peters song ~ Prospect Providence, Perseverance etc is of course a Keith Marsden song ~ Keith was from Morley near Leeds and died in 1991 but a fine and I mean fine singer songwriter of traditional style songs industrial and Leeds and well observed working class life ~ died far too young
Check out Cockersdale group who continued to sing and present his songs too
Morley Main disaster ~ just typing this has brought tears to my eyes: I days ago saw the installation in Barnsley of the memorial statute to the Oaks mining disaster of 1866 when 361 men died the largest number on record in the UK
Keith's song on first hearing years ago I had to go out of the room ~ so moving