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The Geordie Revival

'Wot Cheor Geordie' occurred before the Folk Revival. Pete Wood makes the case.

by Pete Wood

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Sea Shanties - Black Origins?

A look into the origins of these wonderful songs is long overdue.

by Jim Mageean

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Classified Newcastle

Taking you back to 1864, a hundred and fifty-odd years ago, when the "toon" was a seething cauldron of prosperity.

by Pete Wood

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Blaydon Races

... The Case for the Prosecution, coupled with the midi files.

by Vic Gammon

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Blaydon Races

Exclusive - Shock Horror - Geordie Anthem Implicated in Yankee Song Rip-off Scandal

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Glimpses of Local Ballad Singers.

On the history of street ballad singers...

By Vic Gammon

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A Homage to the Geordie-Singing Peoples.

Every region would concede to the North East in terms of the quality and quantity of traditional songs...

By Pete Wood

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