Geordie Folk Songs – Howay Lads & Lasses Sing Weh A Sang
Geordie folk are still interested in the songs that were sang in the theatres and fairs of old Geordieland, the songs portray a life set in the historic industrial , seafaring, fishing and farming communities of Northumberland, Durham & Tyneside.
In this section we will highlight the best available links which will allow you to experience these great folk songs and monologues.
For your convenience links are set to open in a new window, simply close the window when your done and move on to the next highlighted link.
Much has been written about the most popular Geordie folk songs and tales, so instead of simply repeating what has already been said we will link you to some of the excellent information that is already available.
These links may/will include existing mp3/4 downloads, interactive web pages and video links as well as examples of what could become the Geordie folk songs of the future.
We used to link to the following folk songs, however the websites they were on have now dissapeared from the net. Luckily at the time we saved them to listen to later
- Cushy Butterfield (MP3)
- Byker Hill & Walker Shore (MP3)
- Keep Your Feet Still (MP3)
- Lambton Worm (MP3)
- The Lambton Worm Interactive Story (link)
Future Geordie Folk Songs?
Could any of the following songs ( sung by Geordie folk singer Ronnie Lambert, most famous for his song “Coming Home” ) become future Geordie folk songs?