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 Ed Pickford © prs

                                                                             

Johnny Miner you were born

Never to see the rising dawn

Now it’s time that you were gone

Farewell Johnny Miner.


Chorus:

Farewell Durham, Yorkshire too

Nottingham the same to you

Scotland, South Wales say, “Adieu”

Farewell Johnny Miner


You’ve battled with the sliding scale

Lungs turned black and faces pale

Now your body’s up for sale

Farewell Johnny Miner.


Chorus:

Farewell Durham, Yorkshire too

Nottingham the same to you

Scotland, South Wales say, “Adieu”

Farewell Johnny Miner


Farewell John, don’t take it hard

Unemployment isn’t bad

They’ll treat you well in the knacker’s yard

Farewell Johnny Miner.


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