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Tommy Armstrong of Tyneside

Tommy Armstrong of Tyneside (Topic 12T122)

Tommy Armstrong of Tyneside
Songs By the Great Balladeer of the Coalfields
Louis Killen, Tom Gilfellon, Johnny Handle, Maureen Craik, Colin Ross

Topic Records 12T122 (LP, UK, 1965)
Topic Records TSCD484 (CD, UK, 1997)

Tommy Armstrong of Tyneside (Topic TSCD484)

Recorded in Stanley, Co Durham by Bill Leader;
Biography and notes by A.L. Lloyd

Musicians

Louis Killen, vocals [1-2, 4, 8-9, 11, 14];
Tom Gilfellon, vocals [1, 3, 5, 7-8, 12, 14], guitar [9-10];
Johnny Handle, vocals [8, 10, 12, 14], accordion [1, 3, 5, 9, 12], piano [7];
Maureen Craik, vocals [6, 13];
Colin Ross, vocals [8], fiddle [2-5, 9, 12, 14], whistle [6-7, 10-11], bones [1];

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Durham Gaol (3.08)
  2. The Row Between the Cages (2.53)
  3. The Birth of the Lad (4.25)
  4. Marla Hill Ducks (3.02)
  5. Oakey's Keeker (2.49)
  6. The Durham Lockout (2.49)
  7. Wor Nanny's a Maizor (3.27)
  1. The Oakey Strike Evictions (Roud V35760) (1.58)
  2. The Sheel Raw Flood (1.55)
  3. The Hedgehog Pie (4.20)
  4. The Ghost That Haunted Bunty (4.20)
  5. The Skull Board Man (3.56)
  6. The Trimdon Grange Explosion (Roud 3189) (2.36)
  7. The South Medomsley Strike (3.27)