Oakey Strke Evictions, The

DESCRIPTION: "It was in November an' aw nivor will forget, The polisses an' the candymen at Oakey's Hooses met." Johnny the Bellman and the candymen set out to evict striking colliers. Their won't do much work, but the singer would still hang them
AUTHOR: Probably Tommy Armstrong
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (collected from Tommy Armstrong by A. L. Lloyd, according to Raven)
KEYWORDS: strike labor-movement mining
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Jon Raven, _The Urban and Industrial Songs of the Black Country and Birmingham_, Broadside, 1977, pp. 71-72, "The Oakey Strike Evictions" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: JRUI071

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