Jowl, Jowl and Listen, Lad

DESCRIPTION: "Jowl, jowl and listen, lad, And hear that coal face working, There's many a marra missing, lad, Because he wadn't listen, lad." "Me fayther always used to say, Pit wark's mair than' hewing, Ye've got to coax the coal alang...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1978 (Raven)
KEYWORDS: work mining
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Jon Raven, _VIctoria's Inferno: Songs of the Old Mills, Mines, Manufacturies, Canals, and Railways_, Roadside Press, 1978, p. 93, "Jowl, Jowl and Listen" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3191
File: JRVI093

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