A Touch on the times: songs of social change, 1770-1914

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Penguin Education, 1974 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 352 pages
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Contents

Introduction Page
8
The Times are Altered
18
On Monday Morning I Married a Wife
19
The New Navigation
28
Johnny Greens Trip fro Owdhum to see the Manchester
34
Navvy on the Line
40
A New Song on the Opening of the Birmingham
46
The Wonderful Effects of the Leicester Rail Road
52
Belly and Back
188
Wife for Sale
196
The Miseries of the Framework Knitters
204
Birmingham Jack of all Trades
210
New Dialogue and Song on the Times
218
The Shurat Weavers Song
226
Cowd Stringy Pie
234
The Buffalo
240

The Railway Whistle or The Blessings of HotWater
59
Oldham Workshops
65
The Dalesmans Litany
71
cant find Brummagem
78
The State of Great Britain or A Touch at the Times
88
Sheffields a Wonderful Town O
95
The Rigs and Fun of Nottingham Goose Fair
102
Truro Agricultural Show
110
The Toon Improvement Bill or Nee Pleyce Noo ti Play
120
The Rambling Miner
130
Poor Mans Work is Never Done
139
Coulters Candy
148
The Captains Apprentice
154
The Barnsley Anthem
160
The TeaDrinking Wives
166
A Word of Advice
172
A Chapter of Cheats or The Roguery of Every Trade
179
Curly Williams
246
New Bailey Treadmill
254
A Dialogue and Song on the Starvation Poor Law Bill
260
To Hereford Old Town
268
The World Turned Upside Down
274
Watkinson and his Thirteens
281
Hunting a Loaf
289
A New Song on the Peterloo Meeting
296
The Chartists are Coming
302
Striking Times
309
The LockOut
316
Poor Mans Heaven
324
Photographs Source List
334
Select Bibliography and Discography
340
Index of First Lines
350
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