Note: Lewis Burt and Alan Lomax discuss Tyneside keelmen and keel songs; Durham's colliers, miners, and mine explosions; miners' "self-help" through peddling broadsheets of topical songs; the similarities between the labor of Durham miners and American blacks; and the shipment of labor from Durham to American mines in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland (1821-1950).
About the session: Ballads, mining songs, and children's songs sung by and interviews with Lewis Burt, Albert Colvill, Ernest Peachey, and others.
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