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Thread #169401 Message #4166714
Posted By: GUEST,henryp
02-Mar-23 - 11:29 PM
Thread Name: Any March Songs?
Subject: RE: Any March Songs?
3 February 1985 The Miners’ strike came to an end, almost a year after it had begun.
COAL NOT DOLE written by Kay Sutcliffe
What will become of this pit yard?
Where men once trampled faces hard
Tired and weary, their shift's done
Never having seen the sun
HARRY STONE aka HEARTS OF COAL written by John Tams
He promised he would love her
Til the blackbirds stopped their singing
The mission bells stopped ringing
And they closed the coal pit down
Mainly Norfolk: Coal Not Dole https://mainlynorfolk.info/watersons/songs/coalnotdole.html
Various recordings of “Coal Not Dole “on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=coal+not+dole+song
Various recordings of “Harry Stone (Hearts of Coal) “on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Harry+Stone+(Hearts+of+Coal)+++