FTX 425 - BONNY TYNESIDE
AN ANTHOLOGY OF NORTHUMBRIAN
Star of the show must be the shepherd, Jimmy White, recorded shearing his
sheep at Whittingham, who has equal fame at Folktrax for his dialect speech.
Other singers are local farmers in the country supplemented with city concert
singers: Fred Lawson with guitar and some of the most popular Tyneside songs
and folklorist, Sylvia Moore, playing guitar accompanied by her Dutch husband,
Bernard Broere on oboe and harpsichord.
THE CANNIE SHEPHERD LADDIES O' THE HILLS - DANCE
TO TH' DADDY - POOR WEE JOHNNY CLARKE - THE CLAGGY DANDY -
NICKY TAMS - BAIRNIES CUDDLE DOON - BONNY TYNESIDE -
THE DOSIN' O' THE HOGS - MA BONNY LAD - JIM THE CARTER LAD -
NEWCASTLE RACE WEEK - THE DEVIL - CA' HAWKIE -
LADS THAT WERE REARED AMONG HEATHER - BONNY AT MORN - THE MUCKIN'
O' GEORDIE'S BYRE - THE NEI'BOORS DOON BELAA - THE WEST PERCY
HUNT - THE FOLKS AT SHIELDS - Talk by Jack Goodfellow -
THE BONNY WEE WINDOW - THE BROWNDEAN LAWS - THE WATER IS WIDE
- THE LAMBTON WORM