The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #169274   Message #4091166
Posted By: G-Force
02-Feb-21 - 05:23 PM
Thread Name: Any February Songs?
Subject: RE: Any February Songs?
The Trimdon Grange Explosion.

On 16 February 1882 there was an explosion of either firedamp or coaldust at the Trimdon Grange colliery in South County Durham
verse 3
February has left behind it
What will never be forgot;
Weeping women and helpless children
May be found in many's the cot.'

Bob Fox and Benny Graham
The Unthanks - with Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band
Martin Carthy
Alan Price.