“All Together Like the Folks o' Shields”

Author: "Harry Haldane"
Earliest date: 1900 (Stokoe/Reay)
Keywords: nonballad friend mining
Found in: Britain(England(North))

Description

"Tho' Tyneside coal an' furnace reek Hes made wor rive black eneuf, It's raised a breed o' men that's worth... mair than plack eneuf." The singer praises the people of Shields, who are firm and brave and true friends

References

  1. Stokoe/Reay, pp. 174-176, "All Together Like the Folks o' Shields" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #3173
  3. BI, SoR174