The Big Hewer

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(Ewan MacColl; Peggy Seeger)
The song was written for MacColl's fourth “Radio Ballad” about the coal industry. The Big Hewer is a mythical figure – a sort of superman who in his size, strength and endurance embodies the pride and vitality of the mining community

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from No Sadness of Farewell, released June 1, 2017

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