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Thread #142884 Message #3917827
Posted By: GUEST,henryp
17-Apr-18 - 06:56 AM
Thread Name: Champion at Keeping them Rolling
Subject: RE: Champion at Keeping them Rolling
The song has been in Andy Irvine's repertoire for some time. It is included on the new CD Precious Heroes by Andy and Luke Plumb. Andy has written an extra verse, but admits that he too did not know the meaning of polones.
A Leyland clock stood at the roadside on the A6 between Kendal and Shap - approximately mid-way between Land's End and John O'Groats. It now stands in the car park at Kendal Brewery Arts Centre. Lenore Knowles, a farmer's daughter, said she was paid £2 a year for winding the clock up once a week.