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GeoffLawes 10 Apr 23 - 08:53 AM
GUEST,henryp 09 Apr 23 - 05:00 PM
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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 10 Apr 23 - 08:53 AM

SONGS ABOUT MARY McKINNON
16 April 1823. execution of Mary McKinnon of Edinburgh for murder

Mary McKinnon from The National Archive of Scotland   
https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C12725134
MARY McKINNON’S IAMENT     http://www.campin.me.uk/Embro/Webrelease/Embro/13law/text/Lament.htm
McKINNON’S GHOST     http://www.campin.me.uk/Embro/Webrelease/Embro/13law/text/McKinnon.htm
BBC Sounds Radio 4 Programme Lady Killers with Lucy Worsley: Mary McKinnon https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0f7q008


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 09 Apr 23 - 05:00 PM

John Tams added new verses to The Manchester Rambler to bring it up to date, and set it to The Farmer's Toast.

Nothing changes, it all stays the same.
They're selling the moorland for profit and gain.
They've sold all the rivers and bought all the rain,
And you can't go up there, you're disturbing the game.

Cod's roe, caviar, milk stout and champagne,
Gold cards and dole cards, but never the twain.
That's the game, that's their game.
Nothing changes, it all stays the same.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dchwCSqS284 Manchester Rambler by John Tams and Barry Coope
Tam and Barry

Link to THE MANCHESTER RAMBLER posted above


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GUEST,Diolch
Date: 09 Apr 23 - 12:35 PM

Just realised the Young'uns'own song TRESPASSERS wasn't mentioned in the original post. It's from their 2023 album Tiny Notes which is excellent and available via bandcamp:

https://theyounguns.bandcamp.com/album/tiny-notes


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GUEST,Diolch
Date: 09 Apr 23 - 12:20 PM

The other two (?) songs in The Young'uns and Boff Whalley on Kinder Scout video Geoff posted are THE GREAT TOMORROW , which isn't a Kinder Trespass specific song:https://www.antiwarsongs.org/canzone.php?lang=en&id=59515

And FROM BELOW by the Commoners Choir:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLkIlWD1PKs

https://www.commonerschoir.com/writing.php

Above link also has lyrics for For the Common Good (Magna Carta song).

From Below

Step by step…
With a compass and a cap
For a sing-song and a scrap
Are we bound by the lines upon the map?
Hell no!
‘Cos real change comes from below

Chorus:
From below, from below
Real change comes from below

It’s a place we call our own
From stone to boundary stone
Will they take away the right to roam?
Hell no!
‘Cos real change comes from below

Chorus

For every footprint on the land
For all the banners and the banned
Should we keep to the landlord’s plans?
Hell no!
‘Cos real change comes from below

Chorus

From below, from below
Real change comes from below
Down in the soil where the ideas grow
Real change comes from below


(Hope they don't mind!)


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 08 Apr 23 - 12:58 PM

SONGS ABOUT THE KINDER SCOUT TRESPASS
24 April 1932 The Kinder Scout Trespass in the Peak District, Derbyshire, England, to highlight that walkers were denied access to areas of open country.
Mass trespass of Kinder Scout from Wikipedia   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_trespass_of_Kinder_Scout

THE MANCHESTER RAMBLER sung by Ewan MacColl     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YENYMwuCG2Y
   Many other recordings of “The Manchester Rambler “ on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Manchester+Rambler

The Manchester Rambler (song) from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Manchester_Rambler
How Trespassing 'Crystallised' Ewan MacColl's Songwriting by Chris Long from BBC News    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-17783987
Link to post below of GUEST,henryp which gives extra verses to THE MANCHESTER RAMBLER written by John Tams

YOU CAN
You Can (Mass Trespass, 1932) · Chumbawamba   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqg1PgEPLZU
   
The Young'uns and Boff Whalley on Kinder Scout     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0LNS2mv0fc&t=22s
You Tube doesn’t give titles for all the songs sung in this Young’uns video. The Manchester Rambler is one song but can anyone give titles to the other songs so we can then search on the internet for them?

And though notspecifically about the Kinder Scout Trespass another related song is    RIGHT TO ROAM -   Johnny Campbell feat: Commoners Choir & The Skelmanthorpe Brass Band     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83T5-A7BK0Y


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 06 Apr 23 - 01:39 PM

From: GeoffLawes Date: 23 Jun 22 - 12:19 PM 9 April, 1806 Birth date of English engineer and inventor Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

HUMOURS OF WHISKEY Traditional c. 1825 Verses: Attributed to Joseph Lunn (1784-1863) Original Title: Paddy's Panacea
Earliest Date of Circulation from print or manuscript: 1901 from the publication by Manus O'Connor - Old Time Songs And Ballad Of Ireland

What'll make the lame walk? What'll make the dumb talk?
The elixir of life and philospher's stone!
And what helped Mr. Brunel to build the Thames Tunnel?
Oh! Wasn't it poteen from Malin Inishowen?

Humours of Whiskey sung by Colm R. McGuinness

Tge Thames Tunnell was built between 1825 and 1843 by Marc Brunel and his son Isambard using the tunnelling shield newly invented by the elder Brunel and Thomas Cochrane.
It is now part of the London Overground linking Wapping and Rotherhithe.


Various other recordings of “Humours of Whiskey “on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Humours+Of+Whiskey+song
Link to post above SONGS ABOUT ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 06 Apr 23 - 08:50 AM

25 April, the anniversary of the Gallipoli landings at at Anzac Cove in 1915

ALL AND EVERYONE
All and Everyone - PJ Harvey from Songfacts
https://www.songfacts.com/facts/pj-harvey/all-and-everyone
Pj Harvey - All and everyone     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0Mgm3N4jg4

Link to post above with other SONGS ABOUT THE GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 06 Apr 23 - 07:25 AM

On April 5, 1994 the Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain died by suicide in his Seattle home after struggling with drug addiction and depression.

Coope Boyes & Simpson sing BROKEN HEARTED AMONG THE PINES , their powerful tribute to Kurt Cobain, in session on the Radcliffe & Maconie Show on BBC Radio 2, 29th June 2010.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVKcHd92inc
Coope Boyes and Simpson

Broken Hearted Among the PInes - Random Canyon Growlers     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYn9Tx7UlHc

ABOUT A BOY by Patti Smith https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgWXsQPB9r4
Article from Far Out Magazine about Patti Smith’s song About a Boy”     https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/patti-smith-song-tribute-kurt-cobain/


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From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 06 Apr 23 - 02:38 AM

From: GeoffLawes Date: 05 Oct 21 - 06:00 PM; The Battle of Shiloh, also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, took place from April 6 to April 7, 1862, and was one of the major early engagements of the American Civil War.

From Mainly Norfolk; Martin Simpson sang Hills of Shiloh in 2019 on his Topic album Rooted. He noted: From 1977 to 1988, I worked with June Tabor. We performed a very wide selection of material including a set of songs from, or inspired by, the American Civil War. June performed Shel Silverstein's Hills of Shiloh in that set, a song which portrays a broken woman whose partner has been killed in the war, a fact that she cannot accept after 40 years. Silverstein was a great writer and illustrator of children's books and a very successful writer of songs. A Boy Named Sue, Sylvia's Mother and The Ballad of Lucy Jordan are among his best known. Mick Peat of Derby suggested that I should record the song. Thank you, Mick.

June Tabor sings THE HILLS OF SHILOH ;

Have you seen Amanda Blaine in the Hills of Shiloh?
Walking in the morning rain in the Hills of Shiloh?
Have you seen her at her door
Listening for the cannon roar
And the man who went to war from the Hills of Shiloh?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5DvXjrNRi8
Hills of Shiloh Judy Collins

Link to SHILOH HILL posted above


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 05 Apr 23 - 09:25 AM

FOSTER’S MILL
April 9, 1812. Foster’s Mill near Wakefield, England was stormed by an armed crowd of around three hundred who were inspired by the Luddites and smashed up the machinery and attempted to set the building on fire.
Foster's Mill -The Short Sisters    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKGxqe4iLvE
Swan Arcade - Foster's Mill     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgXJMKbU0Fk
Foster's Mill recording and information from The Yorkshire Garland    http://www.yorkshirefolksong.net/song.cfm?songID=63
Information & recording from Song Facts     https://www.songfacts.com/facts/traditional/fosters-mill
MUDCAT DIGITRAD Lyrics FOSTERS' MILL    @displaysong.cfm?SongID=2097
MUDCAT,Origins: Foster's Mill     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=169601&messages=4


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 04 Apr 23 - 05:46 PM

5 April 1815 Mount Tambora, a volcanic mountain on the northern coast of Sumbawa island, Indonesia, began to erupt and then exploded in the largest volcanic eruption in recorded history. The eruption contributed to global climate anomalies in the following years. 1816 became known as the "year without a summer" because of the impact on North American and European weather.

EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND FROZE TO DEATH

Eighteen Hundred and Froze to Death-Pete Sutherland and Cindy Mangsen    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CS5OMWzJ5TI
Information from About The Song    https://aboutthesong.com/Blog/eighteenhundred
”Eighteen Hundred and Froze To Death”, from The Social Historian https://www.thesocialhistorian.com/eighteen-hundred-and-froze-to-death/
Mount Tambora from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Tambora
Year Without a Summer from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_Without_a_Summer#:~:text=The%20year%201816%20is%20known,the%20years%20of%201766%E2%80%932000.

”1816, The Year Without a Summer” - Rasputina   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxeXHMHOcqQ


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From: GeoffLawes
Date: 02 Apr 23 - 09:37 AM

JACK THE RIPPER
3 April 1888 Emma Elizabeth Smith and Martha Tabram became the first victims of Jack The Ripper at Whitechapel in the east end of London.

Jack the Ripper from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_the_Ripper
Jack the Ripper - Screaming Lord Sutch & The Savages     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHD4GP_76S8
Jack The Ripper - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXCt0ftVJe0


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 01 Apr 23 - 04:36 AM

On 8 April 2013, former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, died.

THE GROCER     by Ewan MacColl     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g62fJPEa804
MARGARET ON THE GUILLOTINE      - Morrissey    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsq3H_6XuFA
THE DAY THAT THATCHER DIES - Hefner     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxgsW57u2Vs
PINOCHET AND MARGARET THATCHER - Deborah Holland         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUz_mc1r95I
WHO’LL TAKE THE BALL FROM MAGGIE THATCHER?   - The Corries   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJLsyQdEpas
THATCHERITES     Billy Bragg     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlkXQm7tSCY
THE LADY’S NOT FOR BURNING / PISS ON THATCHER’S GRAVE by The Maggie Thatcher Experience     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_gALEe0nfA
COMPANY POLICY   - Martin Carthy   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6LzNnea_ws
BALLAD OF ‘84   - Dick Gaughan   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhVNgoKEWlw
THATCHER’S SONG aka MRS THATCHER'S SONG -   Sean Brady     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Chfm5xMfCDs

Link to Thatcher songs posted above


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GUEST,RJM
Date: 16 Mar 23 - 04:27 AM

There are 7 songs about April Fools Day

Link to APRIL FOOL posted above
Link to APRIL FOOL’S DAY MORN posted above
Any more titles, recordings or information about April Fool's Day songs ?


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 16 Mar 23 - 04:17 AM

SONGS ABOUT JESSE JAMES
April 3rd 1882American outlaw, Jesse James, was shot in the back by Bob Ford.

The Ballad of Jesse James - Michael Martin Murphey    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFxgeuf3QL4
Many more recordings of “The Ballad of Jesse James " on YouTube     https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=The+Ballad+of+Jesse+James

Jesse James from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_James
Jesse James (folk song) from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_James_(folk_song)
Cultural depictions of Jesse James from Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_depictions_of_Jesse_James
Jesse James (I Wonder Where My Poor Old Jesse's Gone) - Diplomat Singers and Orchestra on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpJbOogKVtM
I Wonder Where My Poor Old Jesse's Gone, Lyrics from MUDCAT Digital Tradition     /mudcat.org/@displaysong.cfm?SongID=3182 SONGS ABOUT JESSE JAMES
MUDCAT : Origins, Jesse James I     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=32737&messages=96#431957


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From: Felipa
Date: 25 Feb 23 - 05:36 PM

THE REASON I LEFT MULLINGAR by Pat Cooksey
https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=1331

as sung by Noel McLoughlin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGSLV42Nxxw

CHORUS:
I remember that bright APRIL morning
When I left home to travel afar,
But to work till you're dead
For one room and a bed
Is not the reason I left Mullingar.


MUDCAT DT : THE REASON I LEFT MULLINGAR (P. Cooksey) /mudcat.org/@displaysong.cfm?SongID=6884


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From: GeoffLawes
Date: 20 Jul 22 - 09:15 AM

Monday, April 27th, 1863 The steamer Anglo Saxon of the Canadian Line ran ashore and was completely lost at Clam Cove, Cape Race, owing to a thick fog

LOSS OF “ THE ANGLO SAXON”
SS Anglo Saxon (1856) from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Anglo_Saxon_(1856)

Information about the song from The Ballad Index http://www.fresnostate.edu/folklore/ballads/JMOC062.html

A SORROWFUL LAMENTATION ON THE ANGLO – SAXON
On the 17th of April, in the year of sixty-three
We sailed away from Liverpool with spirits light and free


Lyrics and Information about “ A Sorrowful Lamentation on the Anglo-Saxon “ from Disaster Songs in Canada    
https://disastersongs.ca/sorrowful-lamentation-on-the-anglo-saxon- a/
Lyrics and information from The National Library of Scotland     https://digital.nls.uk/english-ballads/archive/74893867?mode=transcription


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 19 Jul 22 - 05:22 PM

THE SMUGGLERS OF BUFFALO
It was on the thirteenth of April as I lay on my bed,
A'thinking of the sorrows that crowned my aching head;
And surrounded I was by officers, and with them I was forced to go
To serve a dreary sentence in the jails of Buffalo.

The Smugglers of Buffalo - Greg Hodapp    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3wQiU7Z298


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 17 Jul 22 - 05:05 PM

The Battle at the Haughs o’ Cromdale took place near Grantown-on-Spey, Morayshire. on 30 April and 1 May 1690.

THE HAUGHS O’ CROMDALE
Many recordings of ” The Haughs o’ Cromdale “ on YouTube   
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=the+haughs+of+cromdale+
Mainly Norfolk: The Haughs of Cromdale - Lyrics and information   https://mainlynorfolk.info/folk/songs/thehaughsofcromdale.html


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 05 Jul 22 - 06:51 PM

SONGS SUNG BY PAUL ROBESON
April 9, 1898 Birthdate of African American actor and singer Paul Robeson
Paul Robeson from Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Robeson
“Paul Robeson Songs” from Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Paul_Robeson_songs
Paul Robeson Top Tracks on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Paul+Robeson+Top+Tracks


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 29 Jun 22 - 11:08 AM

SONGS ABOUT IQBAL MASIH
April 16, 1995 - Iqbal Masih, a young boy from Pakistan spoke out against child labour and was shot to death. He had been sold into servitude as a carpet weaver at the age of four and spent the next six years shackled to a loom. At age ten, he escaped and began speaking out, attracting worldwide attention.

Iqbal Masih:from Wikipedia   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iqbal_Masih
Iqbal Masih, Child Hero    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cW15xzLt2VI
“You Spoke Louder Everyday”- Buster Shuffle     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-5y_hOI--8    
Song, Tribute to Iqbal Masih    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJnpq9fR1iY
”Iqbal Masih vive”    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oaiSphzwLA


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 23 Jun 22 - 12:19 PM

9 April,1806     Birth date of English engineer and inventor Isambard Kingdom Brunel. He was one of the greatest 19th-century engineers. Brunel designed railways, bridges, tunnels, viaducts and ships.

SONGS ABOUT ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL
"BRUNEL” - The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21QqXumEWFU
"Brunel Railway Song"    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7NOhggkJfI
"Isambard Kingdom Brunel" · The Crowman & the Fiddling Pixie    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HY4fVPxl1TA

Isambard Kingdom Brunel from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isambard_Kingdom_Brunel

Link to post below by GUEST,henryp:  HUMOURS OF WHISKEY


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 18 Jun 22 - 06:23 PM

ELEPHANT ISLAND

April 15th1916.    Shackleton's Antarctic expedition arrived on Elephant Island

'Elephant Island -The Difference Engine    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxmTzD424fo
INFORMATION from ernestshackleton.net    http://www.ernestshackleton.net/endurance-expedition
Link to ‘TIS A STORY THAT WILL LIVE FOREVER posted in MUDCAT thread Any January Songs?/mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=169254#reply:~:text=Subject%3A%20RE%3A%20Any%20January%20Songs%3F%0AFrom%3A%20GeoffLawes%


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 11 Jun 22 - 06:49 PM

TILL APRIL IS DEAD

'Till April is dead' Lisa Knapp on Youtube     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fe-WWMHQASg


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GUEST,Geordie Downie
Date: 05 Jun 22 - 03:46 PM

APRIL FOOL’S DAY MORN

LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III- April Fool's Day Morn    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=woaZiqmpah8


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 05 Jun 22 - 10:19 AM

I SYNG OF A MAYDEN aKa "As Dewe in Aprille"
“I Syng of a Mayden” From Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_syng_of_a_mayden
Many recordings of “I Syng of a Mayden” on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=I+Syng+of+a+Mayden++song
Many recordings of "As Dewe in Aprille" on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=%22As+Dewe+in+Aprille%22%3C+song


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 29 Apr 22 - 05:10 PM

26th April 1937The bombing of Guernika in the Spanish Civil War

PICASSO PAINTS GUERNICA
Picasso Paints Guernica - Robin Laing   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jjTYr3mZOI

SPANISH BOMBS
Spanish Bombs- The Clash    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-qcy0-7ngw

IN GUERNICA
In Guernica -Joan Baez Lyrics    
http://lyrics.doheth.co.uk/songs/joan-baez/baptism/in-guernica.php
Joan Baez    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZrUXaGCiEc


GUERNICA(Tribute to Picasso)
Guernica (Tribute to Picasso)"Mad World" as performed by Michael Andrews and Gary Jules)    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFCXdO9HQBw

Link to SONGS ABOUT THE BOMBING OF GUERNIKA   posted above


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 28 Apr 22 - 09:28 AM

April 20, 1914 The Ludlow Massacre, attack on striking coal miners and their families by the Colorado National Guard and Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards at Ludlow, Colorado, resulting in the deaths of 25 people, including 11 children.

LUDLOW MASSACRE
By Woody Guthrie

Wikipedia:Ludlow Massacre (song)   
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludlow_Massacre_(song)
Ludlow Massacre · Woody Guthrie     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGuASGyI7SY
Dick Gaughan - Ludlow Massacre    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNFyTBs4rP8
The Ludlow Massacre · Christy Moore    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ktWxFtkL314
Ludlow Massacre · Ramblin' Jack Elliott     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ5fwfYdUTk
Ludlow Massacre · John McCutcheon    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3FUT7-t7lI

MUDCAT DT lyrics : LUDLOW MASSACRE (Woody Guthrie)     /mudcat.org/@displaysong.cfm?SongID=3779
MUDCAT: Tune Origins: WOODY'S LUDLOW MASSACRE - INFO PLEASE     /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=6877#top


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GUEST
Date: 27 Apr 22 - 05:54 PM

THE CUCKOO

Various dates in April are called 'Cuckoo Day ' and some places hold 'Cuckoo Fairs'.


Marsden Cuckoo Day Festival    
https://www.visitengland.com/experience/herald-coming-spring-real-old-english-knees

The Cuckoo (song) From Wikipedia     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cuckoo_(song)

Mainly Norfolk: The Cuckoo / The Coo Coo Bird     https://mainlynorfolk.info/lloyd/songs/thecuckoo.html
Many recordings of "The Cuckoo" on YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=the+cuckoo+song
The Cuckoo Bird - Doc Watson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YgFY8_Nt68


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Subject: The Dance of the Cherry Trees
From: Felipa
Date: 21 Feb 22 - 05:55 PM

https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=171051 THE DANCE OF THE CHERRY TREES recorded, and presumbably written by, John Spillane.

Let me tell you 'bout the cherry trees
Every April in our town
They put on the most outrageous clothes
And they sing and they dance around

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlmOZycFqVc


Link to post below by henryp about DANCE OF THE CHERRY TREES (THE)


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: Levana Taylor
Date: 06 Jan 22 - 06:24 PM

April 3, 1911 Iles-de-la-Madeleine, Canada: six men perish, four of them from the same family; they'd gone out to the sea-ice to hunt seals.

COMPLAINTE DES LEBEL written by Nelson Arsenault
Historical notes and lyrics: https://www.centredarchivesdesiles.org/2019/04/ephemeride-3-avril-tragedie-sur-les.html
Recording by Georges Langford: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lu2k5aaFsr8
Recording by Mélusine [électrotrad]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9JShzvLELE


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: Levana Taylor
Date: 03 Jan 22 - 11:09 PM

LE PORTE-ENSEIGNE , also known as "Le 25 du mois d'avril", "Le 26 du mois d'avril", "La mort du contre-maître", and other titles, is a traditional song widespread in France and Canada. It tells of a dying soldier's farewell to his sweetheart, and usually begins something like "Voici le mois d'avril arrivé..." (The month of April has come...)

See
main thread for further discussion and many recordings.


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: Levana Taylor
Date: 09 Dec 21 - 08:46 PM

SONGS ABOUT THE INVASION OF JOHNSON COUNTY

In April, 1892 Wyoming's "Johnson County War," a conflict between large cattle owners and less wealthy settlers, culminated in the former bringing in a small army of hired gunmen to dispose of their opponents. They succeeded in killing the opposition leader, Nate Champion, but despite support from the President of the U.S., didn't come out well from the political fallout.

See the
Traditional Ballad Index for historical info and for the songs The Blood-Stained Diary and The Invasion Song. Under the title "Ballad of Nate Champion," "The Blood-Stained Diary" was recorded by The Phoenix Arizona Rebels.
Johnson County War by Chris LeDoux: Mudcat thread and YouTube
The Ballad of Nate Champion by David Wilkie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yB0UfarpJ8I
Nate Champion by The Hotshot Freight Train https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DHBYdYAnlw


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 02 Dec 21 - 07:10 PM

Margaret Thatcher died on 8 April 2013

MRS THATCHER'S SONG
Mrs Thatcher Song - Alan Dean    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJh0m0E7Ozg
Lyrics to Mrs Thatcher Song     https://pesni.guru/text/belfast-busker-alan-dean-by-sean-brady-mrs-thatcher-song

I'M IN LOVE WITH MARGARET THATCHER
"I'm in Love with Margaret Thatcher" From Wikipedia    
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%27m_in_Love_with_Margaret_Thatcher
I'm in Love With Margaret Thatcher -Not Sensibles     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nnToK3kSKKg

Link to Thatcher songs posted below


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: Levana Taylor
Date: 02 Dec 21 - 04:57 PM

Another Sultana song, this one by Son Volt (Jay Farrar) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBhzCfDBvus
Link To main posts above about THE SULTANA


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 27 Oct 21 - 06:40 AM

I SHALL NOT CARE

When I am dead
And over me bright April
Shakes out her rain-drenched hair
Though you should lean Above me broken-hearted
I shall not care


"I Shall Not Care"- Pearls Before Swine   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sD1xtXlnYQk


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 25 Oct 21 - 05:51 AM

COPSHAWHOLME FAIR
   

On a Friday, it fell in the month of April,
O'er the hill came the morn' with the blithe sunny smile,
And the folks they were throngin' the roads everywhere,
Makin' haste to be in at Copshawholme Fair.


Mainly Norfolk:Lyrics & Info   
https://mainlynorfolk.info/steeleye.span/songs/copshawholmefair.html
Various Recordings of Copshawholme Fair on Youtube    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=COPSHAWHOLM+FAIR
MUDCAT Lyr Add: Copshawholme Fair (Steeleye Span)    /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=2778&messages=19
Copshawholme Fair from Tune Search    https://tunearch.org/wiki/Copshawholm_Fair


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Subject: Re: Any April songs?
From: Levana Taylor
Date: 23 Oct 21 - 09:06 AM

"Bedtime Story," written by Jan Harmon, recorded by Anne Dodson on From Where I Sit in 1993. Video Dodson writes: "'Bedtime Story' is actually a four-part choral piece, but since I can't carry a chorus around with me, I put the bass, tenor, and alto parts on the guitar and sing the soprano."

BEDTIME STORY
Jan Harmon

Once upon a time I caught a glimpse of April
Like a spear of sunlight on a January morning
I closed myself as petals, but the light unclosed me
There so deep in darkness

Nothing, even starlight, has such tiny fingers
Stones reach out and whisper to each other without warning
And nothing, even wisdom, is as kind as roses
Or so rare and reckless

So sleep, my dearie
'Neath the dream horse hooves
I will give you, in a wreath of leaves
Bedtime stories, wishes tossed
Like flashing pennies by lovers
.


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 05 Oct 21 - 06:00 PM

The Battle of Shiloh, also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, took place from April 6 to April 7, 1862, and was one of the major early engagements of the American Civil War
SHILOH HILL
Shillo Hill- Bobby Horton    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6plG_wgraF8
Shiloh's Hill Jim Taylor    https:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OB5tzduIEZI
Wikipedia: Battle of Shiloh     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Shiloh

Battle of Shiloh Hill

Come all you gallant soldiers, a story I will tell
About the bloody battle on top of Shiloh's hill
It was an awful struggle; it'll cause your heart to chill
All from the bloody battle on top of Shiloh's hill.

Was on the sixth of April about the break of day
The drums and fifes were playin' for us to march away
My feelings at that moment I do remember well
When first my feet went tramping on top of Shiloh's hill

Was about the hour of sunrise the battle it began
Before the fight was over, we fit them hand to hand
And the hollers of the battle did my heart with anguish fill
For the sick and the dying on top of Shiloh's hill

Was early the next morning we fit the fight again
Unmindful of the wounded; unuseful to the slain
The cannon smoke did hide the sun, 10,000 was the kill
And streams of blood went running on the top of Shiloh's hill

My uniform of blue was turned to a purplish red
When someone on a coming steed did strike me on the head
I sent a bullet to his heart and as he fell away
I saw the face of my father dressed in bloody gray

Although we won the battle, my heart is filled with pain
The one that brought me to this life I'll never see again
I pray to the lord consistent with his will
Lord save the souls of them poor boys that died on Shiloh's hill.

Link to THE HILLS OF SHILOH posted below


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 27 Aug 21 - 06:33 AM

DRUMOSSIE MOOR
Drumossie Moor · New Tradition   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0Tld2UEtzY

Main Post for CULLODEN SONGS


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 25 Aug 21 - 12:13 PM

THE MUIR O' CULLODEN -Lizzie Higgins    https://www.tobarandualchais.co.uk/track/66020?l=en
Main Post for CULLODEN SONGS


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 26 Jun 21 - 06:33 AM

WALPURGIS NIGHT SONGS

MUDCAT: Songs for Walpurgis Night (April 30)
/mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=137390&messages=8


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 25 Jun 21 - 05:49 PM


CAMPBELL THE DROVER

The first day of April I'll never forget
Three English lassies together they met
They mounted their horses and swore solemnly
That they would play a trick on the first man they see


Campbell the Drover- David Ingerson    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OA3hoonMpYw
Campbell, The Drover · Grit Laskin · Margaret Christl · Ian Robb    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xsg2kf5D2Ok


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 17 Jun 21 - 12:24 PM


ONE APRIL MORNING
Mainly Norfolk Info
https://mainlynorfolk.info/cyril.tawney/songs/twasononeaprilmorning.html

“It was on one April morning, just as the sun was rising,
It was one April morning, I heard the small birds sing.”


Norma Waterson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ANgVGV-EWM
Dick Miles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RaVNCXh6Bok&feature=channel_page
Steve Knightley and Jonnie Jones https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YU66vDHIJs
Show of Hands Exmouth 2015 Twas on one April’s Morninghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqK2u9BL2wQ
Jon Boden On One April Morning https://www.facebook.com/bodenjon/videos/2600661160162453
JUNE TABOR - April Morning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FqH6IeMXvc
April Morning - Folly Bridge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjLRRqx6d3w
Ken Wilson - Twas on One April Morning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJXGRw0NJ-Y
MUDCATTune Req: on one April morning /mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=107721


Here is a relevant post from above in this thread From: GUEST,Felipa - Date: 29 Mar 21 - 06:28 PM

One April Morning features in the first message. Here is a link to a different Mudcat thread discussing that song:
/mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=107721#2731981
Thanks Felipa


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 16 Jun 21 - 06:36 PM

Many more recordings on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=April+is+in+my+Mistress%27+face


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 16 Jun 21 - 03:47 AM

APRIL IS IN MY MISTRESS’ FACE
April is in my mistress' face (Thomas Morley) – Ingenium Ensemble    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPDltGCotyk


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GUEST,henryp
Date: 04 Jun 21 - 10:54 AM

Aprill is in my mistris face,

Aprill is in my mistris face,
And July in hir eyes hath place;
With in hir bosome is September,
But in her heart a could December.

Aprill is in my mistris face written by Thomas Morley is one of the best-known and shortest of English madrigals; it was published in 1594, and appears to be based on an Italian text by Livio Celiano, set by Orazio Vecchi in 1587.


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 16 May 21 - 04:39 PM

This song is ususually set in May But this version is set in April
The Bonny Black Hare (Roud 1656) - Ed Thrasher    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkrv254V0vM


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GeoffLawes
Date: 16 May 21 - 12:23 PM

FARNDALE DAFFODILS   by Reg Meuross     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOPY8OY4oj4


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Subject: RE: Any April Songs?
From: GerryM
Date: 15 May 21 - 07:14 AM

THE BALLAD OF BARNEY GRAHAM
Della Mae Graham

On April the thirtieth
Nineteen thirty-three
Upon the streets of Wilder
They shot him brave and free

They shot my darling father
He fell upon the ground
'Twas in the back they shot him
His blood came streaming down

They took the pistol handles
And beat him on the head
The hired gunmen beat him
'Til he was cold and dead

When he left home that morning
I though he'd soon return
But for my darlin' father
My heart shall ever yearn

We carried him to the graveyard
There we laid him down
To sleep in death for many a year
In the cold and sodden ground

Although he left the union
He tried so hard to build
His blood was spilled for justice
And justice guides us still

Liner notes from Hedy West, Old Times and Hard Times:

This elegy was written by teen-age Della Mae Graham for
her father, who was president of the United Mineworker's Union
local in Wilder. One Sunday morning Barney Graham was walking
along the dirt road that was Wilder's main street, and as he
passed the company store, two gun thugs shot and killed him.
The community was so tightly controlled by the mine owners
that no local preacher dared preach at the funeral of the dead
union man; instead, the oration was preached by divinity students
from Nashville. "The tune I sing here is from John Greenway' s
American Folk Songs of Protest which doesn't explain its source.
When Daddy knew Della Mae Graham, she recited this poem and had
no written tune."

The song also appears as Track 20 on Pete Seeger, American Industrial Ballads.

Recording by Hedy West.
Recording by Pete Seeger.


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