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The Elliotts of Birtley

£9.99

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The Elliotts were miners near Birtley for 120 years. Jack and his wife Em married in 1925 and raised four children, Pete, Doreen, John, and Len. The family sang songs all their life, at the pub, in the house, in the back lane, or the fields playing kids' games. The Folk Revival of the 1960s brought them to fame, particularly their meeting with Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger, which led to the radio ballad "The Big Hewer" and the LP "The Elliotts of Birtley". Jack and Em unfortunately died in the late 60s, but the children and their partners continued the singing at festivals and folk clubs around the country and abroad. Pete's book tells the fascinating story of the family history. Book is in good condition with minor wear to one corner and spine in very good condition. Pages are in excellent condition.

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Author(s):
Pete Wood
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback

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The Elliotts were miners near Birtley for 120 years. Jack and his wife Em married in 1925 and raised four children, Pete, Doreen, John, and Len. The family sang songs all their life, at the pub, in the house, in the back lane, or the fields playing kids' games. The Folk Revival of the 1960s brought them to fame, particularly their meeting with Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger, which led to the radio ballad "The Big Hewer" and the LP "The Elliotts of Birtley". Jack and Em unfortunately died in the late 60s, but the children and their partners continued the singing at festivals and folk clubs around the country and abroad. Pete's book tells the fascinating story of the family history. Book is in good condition with minor wear to one corner and spine in very good condition. Pages are in excellent condition.

Author(s):
Pete Wood
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback

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