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The Colliers' Rant

Louis Killen, Colin Ross, Johnny Handle: The Collier's Rant (Topic TOP74)

The Colliers' Rant
Mining Songs of the Northumberland-Durham Coalfield
Louis Killen, Johnny Handle, Colin Ross

Topic Records TOP74 (EP, UK, 1962)

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Recorded by Bill Leader

Musicians

Louis Killen, vocals [1, 3, 5], banjo [1], concertina [5];
Johnny Handle, vocals [2, 4, 6], guitar [2, 4, 6];
Colin Ross, Northumbrian pipes [1], fiddle [3]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Blackleg Miners (Roud 3193) (1.49)
  2. The Colliers' Rant (Roud 1366) (1.57)
  3. Aw Wish Pay Friday Wad Come (3.18)
  1. The Putter (2.35)
  2. The Trimdon Grange Explosion (Roud 3189) (3.16)
  3. The Waggoner (1.18)

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Northumbrian Garland

Louis Killen, Colin Ross, Johnny Handle: Northumbrian Garland Rant(Topic TOP75)

Northumbrian Garland
Songs from the North-East and the Border
Louis Killen, Colin Ross, Johnny Handle

Topic Records TOP75 (EP, UK, 1962)

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Recorded by Bill Leader

Musicians

Louis Killen, vocals [1-6], concertina [1];
Colin Ross, tin whistle [1, 4], fiddle [3], Northumbrian pipes [6];
Johnny Handle, melodeon [3]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Anti-Gallican Privateer (Roud 3169) (2.05)
  2. Sair Fyeld Hinny (Roud 3062; G/D 3:481) (2.14)
  3. Keep Your Feet Still, Geordie Hinny (Roud 6862) (3.18)
  1. Up the Raw (Roud 3155) (1.16)
  2. Dol-li-a (Roud 2611) (1.47)
  3. Derwentwater's Farewell (Roud 2616) (4.20)

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Johnny Handle: Stottin' Doon the Waall

Johnny Handle: Stottin' Doon the Waall Rant(Topic TOP78)

Stottin' Doon the Waall
Songs of mining and miners, written, sung and played by
Johnny Handle

Topic Records TOP78 (EP, UK, 1962)

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Recorded by Bill Leader

Musicians

Johnny Handle, vocals [1-6], guitar [2, 4], melodeon [1, 6]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Stottin' Doon the Waall (2.27)
  2. The Stonemason's Song (1.26)
  3. The Day We Went to the Coast (0.00)
  1. The Collier Lad (The Filler) (2.34)
  2. Durham Big Meetin' Day (3.17)
  3. Farewell to the Monty (2.02)

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Along the Coaly Tyne

Louis Killen, Colin Ross, Johnny Handle: Along the Coaly Tyne (Topic 12T189)

Along the Coaly Tyne
Old and New Northumbrian Songs
Louis Killen, Johnny Handle, Colin Ross

Topic Records 12T189 (LP, UK, 1968)

Louis Killen, Colin Ross, Johnny Handle: Along the Coaly Tyne (Topic 12T189)
Louis Killen, Colin Ross, Johnny Handle: Along the Coaly Tyne (Topic TSCD498)

Topic Records TSCD498 (CD, UK, 1998)

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Recorded by Bill Leader

This is a compilation of all but one of the tracks from the three 1962 EPs The Colliers' Rant, Northumbrian Garland, and Stottin' Doon the Waall. The 1998 CD reissue has five additional tracks from the High Level Ranter's 1976 LP, Ranting Lads.

Musicians

Louis Killen, vocals [1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17], concertina [1, 15], banjo [5];
Johnny Handle, vocals [2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20-21], guitar [2, 6, 8, 12, 16], melodeon [4, 10-11], piano [19, 22];
Colin Ross, tin whistle [1, 3], Northumbrian pipes [5, 9], fiddle [11, 13, 18-19, 21]

and, on the CD bonus tracks only:
Tom Gilfellon, vocals [19, 22];
Alistair Anderson, English concertina [18, 21-22]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Anti-Gallican Privateer (Roud 3169) (2.05)
  2. The Colliers' Rant (Roud 1366) (1.57)
  3. Up the Raw (Roud 3155) (1.16)
  4. Farewell to the Monty (2.02)
  5. Blackleg Miners (Roud 3193) (1.49)
  6. The Collier Lad (The Filler) (2.34)
  7. Dol-li-a (Roud 2611) (1.47)
  8. The Waggoner (1.18)
  9. Derwentwater's Farewell (Roud 2616) (4.20)
  1. Stottin' Doon the Waall (2.27)
  2. Keep Your Feet Still, Geordie Hinny (Roud 6862) (3.18)
  3. The Stonemason's Song (1.26)
  4. Aw Wish Pay Friday Wad Come (3.18)
  5. Durham Big Meetin' Day (3.17)
  6. The Trimdon Grange Explosion (Roud 3189) (3.16)
  7. The Putter (2.35)
  8. Sair Fyeld Hinny (Roud 3062; G/D 3:481) (2.14)
CD Bonus Tracks from Ranting Lads
  1. Dance to Yer Daddy (Roud 2439; G/D 8:1562) (4.00)
  2. The Lass Doon on the Quay (2.16)
  3. The Kielder Hunt (Roud 5126) (5.26)
  4. Elsie Marley (Roud 3065) (2.54)
  5. Stanley Market (Roud 3490) (3.23)