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The Wark O The Weavers - Alex Campbell (2) - The Best Loved Songs Of Bonnie Scotland (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. > Folk Music > Songs > The Wark o' the Weavers. The Wark o' the Weavers [ Roud ; Ballad Index FSWB; David Shaw ()] Ewan MacColl sang The Wark of the Weavers in on his Topic album of industrial folk ballads Shuttle and enblocomearswelas.newslagetfdetosudogtprovimnebugal.infoinfo track was also included in on his Topic album Steam Whistle Ballads and in on the anthology of “gems from the Topic Vaults
  2. Sangstories - Stories of Scottish Songs - Wark O The Weavers - The lyrics, stories, makers and singers of traditional and newer Scottish songs as sung by the group Sangschule of Linlithgow.
  3. Subject: RE: origins: work of the weavers From: Jeanie Date: 18 Sep 04 - AM According to the book "Victoria's Inferno" edited by Jon Raven, the origin of "The Work of the Weavers" is:" Text and melody: by David Shaw, a Forfar weaver, composed in the 's and sung, with other of his compositions, at trade and Chartist meetings during that period.
  4. I knmow there were supposed to be mases of records he made, but I don't think any came out onm CD. They tended not to be the kinds of labels that made it on to CDs. I've got three of them - Best Loved Songs of Bonnie Scotland (!), Way Out West, (both on Society), and Alex Campbell on Xtra.

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