:: Title :: Interview with Lewis Burt about Tyneside keelmen, Durham miners, working conditions in the mines, and miners' broadsheets
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Burt, Lewis [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: The home of Lewis Burt, 30 Front Street
:: Location :: Hetton-Le-Hole (Durham), North-east (England)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: English
:: Session :: Hetton-Le-Hole 12/53
:: Date :: 12/11/1953
:: Reference Information :: T3349.0, Track 1 (00:23:36)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Ballads, mining songs, and children's songs sung by and interviews with Lewis Burt, Albert Colvill, Ernest Peachey, and others. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - 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). [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: England 1951-1958

 

 

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