James' Sum Tyneside Sangs 1898

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James' Sum Tyneside Sangs 1898
Author Matthew C. James
Country United Kingdom
Language English (Geordie dialect)
Genre chapbook
Publisher Matthew C. James
Publication date
1898
Media type Print
Pages approximately 28 pages and 14 songs

James' Sum Tyneside Sangs 1898 is a chapbook on Tyneside music, published in 1898.

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Sum Tyneside Sangs (or to give it its full title – "Sum Tyneside Sangs: A collection of Prize Songs, &c, in the Tyneside Dialect, by Matt. C. James ---- Reprinted from the "Newcastle Weekly Chronicle" and the "North of England Almanac" ----Price Threepence ---- Newcastle-upon-Tyne Printed by Andrew Reid & Company, Limited ---- 1898 ”) is a book of Geordie folk song, all written by Matthew C. James, consisting of approximately 28 pages with 14 songs, published in 1898.[1]

A later edition taking 48 pages was reprinted and was sold in Aid of the Jarrow "Guild of Help"

The publication[edit]

The front cover of the book was as thus :-

SUM TYNESIDE SANGS:
A COLLECTON OF
Prize Songs, &c, in the Tyneside Dialect,
BY
MATT. C. JAMES.
– - – - – - -
Reprinted from the "Newcastle Weekly Chronicle" and the
"North of England Almanac"
– - – - – - -
PRICE THREEPENCE
– - – - – - -
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
PRINTED BY ANDREW REID & COMPANY, LIMITED.
– - – - – - -
1898

Contents[edit]


title songwriter tune comments ref
1 Front cover Matthew C. James [2]
2 blank Matthew C. James
3 Aad Tynesidor's greeting – (An) Matthew C. James It's English, you know 1st prize in "Newcastle weekly chronicle" competition for August 1888 [3]
5 Oot iv a job Matthew C. James Betty Broon 1st prize in "North of England almanac" competition 1886 [4]
7 Monday mornin'. A song for haird times Matthew C. James The fiery clock fyece 1st prize im "North of England almanac" competition 1886 [5]
9 Billy's bicikkle Matthew C. James Cappy 1st prize in "North of England almanac" competition. [6]
11 Merry Christmas – (A) Matthew C. James Come, Mally! poke the fire a bit From "Newcastle weekly chronicle" December 1881 [7]
12 Carliol Tower – (The) Matthew C. James Betty Broon From "Newcastle weekly chronicle" May 1880 [8]
14 Clerk upon the Quay – (A) Matthew C. James The suit of corduroy From "Newcastle weekly chronicle" December 1880 [9]
16 Quay on Sunday mornin' – (The) Matthew C. James Lambton worme From "Newcastle weekly chronicle" May 1880 [10]
18 Pit lad at the races – (The) Matthew C. James The fiery clock fyece From "Newcastle weekly chronicle" May 1880 [11]
20 Newcassel fishwives – (The) Matthew C. James Bonnie keel lassie From "Newcastle weekly chronicle" August 1880 [12]
20 comment on Matthew C. James
21 comment on Matthew C. James
21 comment on Matthew C. James
21 comment on Matthew C. James
22 Wor Peg's trip te the play Matthew C. James Cappy From "Newcastle weekly chronicle" March 1880 [13]
23 Gyetshed volunteers – (The) Matthew C. James Thor's bund to be a row From "Newcastle weekly chronicle" April 1880 [14]
25 Chinee cheps – (Them) Matthew C. James Billy Oliver From "Newcastle weekly chronicle" 1881 [15]
27 Stivvison centennery – (The) Matthew C. James Peggy's trip to Tinmouth From "Newcastle weekly chronicle" June 1881 [16]

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