The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #38369   Message #774937
Posted By: cujimmy
31-Aug-02 - 04:32 PM
Thread Name: Songs celebrating the working man/ woman
Subject: RE: Songs celebrating the working man/ woman
Patience Kershaw. a song about a young girl working in a coal mine in Halifax ( West Yorkshire ) in 1842 is very discriptive of the conditions children worked in ( Englands Little Slaves - Richard Ostler mp ) those times - well worth a listen.