Byker Hill

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"Byker Hill" is a traditional English folk song about coal miners,[1] that has been performed by many contemporary acts.[2] There are at least three different tunes to which the song is sung.

Byker Hill is in the East end of Newcastle, as is the adjoining district of Walker, also mentioned in the song. "Byker Hill and Walker Shore, Collier lads for ever more"

Versions of "Byker Hill"[edit]


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