Heroes, British Heroes

DESCRIPTION: "We sing of these soldiers and sailors, The deeds they have done on the foam, But what of the lads that work in the mine? Little of these do we know. They are heroes, British heroes." They face danger and death with no warning, and often die without hope
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1954 (MacColl-ShuttleAndCage-IndustrialFolkBallads)
KEYWORDS: mining death
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
MacColl-ShuttleAndCage-IndustrialFolkBallads, pp. 12-13, "Heroes, British Heroes" (1 text, 1 tune)

File: MacCS12

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