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Lyr Req: Grooving Well Desperate

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GUEST,Spike 29 Dec 01 - 08:23 AM
George Seto - af221@chebucto.ns.ca 29 Dec 01 - 10:21 AM
George Seto - af221@chebucto.ns.ca 29 Dec 01 - 10:29 AM
GUEST,John H - Swaledale 22 Nov 10 - 11:55 AM
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Subject: GROOVING WELL DESPERATE!!
From: GUEST,Spike
Date: 29 Dec 01 - 08:23 AM

Help people, I cant get any response to this plea for lyrics at all. So for the last time, can ANYONE tell me ANYTHING about a song about a Yorkshire lead miners song called ( I think ) The Groovers Song, with the chorus :-

Here's to the men of the Tees and the Swale To the Niddvale and Wharfe and Arkengarth dale And here's to Charles Bamforth the fellow won't fail To provide work for groovers.

C'mon you Tykes, there's got to be SOMEONE whose heard of it

Happy New Year

Cheers all

Spike


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: GROOVING WELL DESPERATE!!
From: George Seto - af221@chebucto.ns.ca
Date: 29 Dec 01 - 10:21 AM

I think I heard the song. Don't remember if it is that title. I was in Vancouver last month, and met a singer/songwriter from the Teesdale (originally) area. He had several recordings, and I bought a couple of them. I might have left them in my mom's apartment when I came home. I can't remember his name right now. Will check with the proprietor of the shop ( Celtic Woolens ) in Vancouver to see what they can tell me.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: GROOVING WELL DESPERATE!!
From: George Seto - af221@chebucto.ns.ca
Date: 29 Dec 01 - 10:29 AM

I can't find the CDs, but check with Richard Grainger.

Richard Grainger's Web-site

I suspect he'w the person who wrote it, or he would know it. He's from that area, and has written numerous songs about his home region.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: GROOVING WELL DESPERATE!!
From: GUEST,John H - Swaledale
Date: 22 Nov 10 - 11:55 AM

The lyric is Charles Bathurst not Charles Bamforth !


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