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singer, songwriter, comedian, author, poet, broadcaster and multi-instrumentalist

Deep Lancashire

DEEP LANCASHIRE
Songs, Ballads & Verse from the Industrial North West of England

TSCD 485 – 1997


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The Hand-Loom Weaver’s Lament

Hop Hop Hop

Beg Your Leave

Ale is Physic For Me

Clogs

The Merry Little Doffer

Rawtenstall Annual Fair

Coalhole Medley

Cob-a-Coalin’

The Bury New Loom

Ten Per Cent

A Mon Like Thee

Sam Shuttle & Betty Reedhook

Owden Edge

Our Sarah’s Getten’ a Chap

The Miner’s Lockout

Street Scene

Pounds Shillings & Pence

The Little Piecer

Sammy Shuttleworth

Bowton’s Yard

Toddlin’ Whoam

Schoolyard Song

Nobbut A Cockstride Away

Billy Suet’s Song

Canute

Our Bill

Harry Boardman

The Oldham Tinkers

Pete Smith

Mike Harding

Harvey Kershaw

Harry Boardman

Lee Nicholson

The Oldham Tinkers

Harry Boardman

Harry Boardman

Pete Smith

John Howarth & The Oldham Tinkers

Harry Boardman

John Howarth & The Oldham Tinkers

John Howarth

Harry Boardman

Harvey Kershaw

Tim & Robin Boardman

Dave Brooks

Mike Harding

Harry Boardman

Larry Kerns

Harry Ogden

Mary Kershaw

Harry Boardman

The Oldham Tinkers

Bernard Wrigley


The original album, Deep Lancashire, first released by Topic Records in 1968, was the label’s best selling release and it’s follow-up, Owdham Edge, did nearly as well. These two records, devoted to the folk compositions of the industrial North West, sold initially in their native locality but, once their fame spread, so did their sucess – on a national scale……

*Tracks 1-12 released (with additional tracks) as the album Deep Lancashire 1968, recorded by Bill Leader

*Tracks 13-27 released (with additional tracks) as the album Owdham Edge 1970, recorded by Sean Davies