Archive for the Category ‘Mining Disasters’

Men of the Midnight Shift

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Homage Westray Mine

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

This composition can be heard on youtube:

Go Down Below No More

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

You can download a free mp3 of this song here.

Deadly Foord Coal Seam

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

This song is available on youtube: Unfortunately, it’s difficult to understand all the lyrics. I have written to request them.

Daddy Coal

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

This song can be heard on youtube:

The Miner’s Way

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Westray – Short Notice

Sunday, April 28th, 2013

You can hear a recording of this song on the United Steelworkers’ website and on youtube:

Twenty-Five Miners

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

You can hear this song on youtube:

Westray Mine Song, The – McEwan

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

McEwan’s liner notes say this about the song: This song is dedicated to the lives and memories of the 26 miners who lost their lives in the Westray mine May…

Westray Lament, The

Saturday, October 6th, 2012