Home | Songs By Year | Songs from 1826

The Pitman's Pay

Buy The Pitman's Pay now from Amazon

First, read the Wikipedia article. Then, scroll down to see what other TopShelfReviews readers thought about the song. And once you've experienced the song, tell everyone what you thought about it.

Wikipedia article

Thomas Wilson's "'The Pitmans Pay'" was first printed in a Newcastle magazine called "Mitchell's Magazine" in 1826. Further sections were printed in 1828 and 1830.

It was later republished by George Watson, a Gateshead printer.

A further book, 'A collection of selected songs by Gateshead composer Thomas Wilson', which included 'The Pitmans Pay', was reprinted 14 years after his death in 1872.

Much of the work uses words in the local Geordie dialect. For translations, see Geordie dialect words.



* Full text of poem at Wikisource

Buy The Pitman's Pay now from Amazon

<-- Return to songs from 1826

This work is released under CC-BY-SA. Some or all of this content attributed to http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?oldid=961079093.