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Who sang The Blackleg Miner?

Steeleye Span released the song The Blackleg Miner. Date of release: 1970.

Release date: 1970
Duration: 02:45

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The meaning of the song 'The Blackleg Miner ', based on the lyrics
What is The Blackleg Miner about?
🎶 The Blackleg Miner song analysis
The song is about a coal miner who is not part of the union, and is disliked by the other miners because of this. He is referred to as the "blackleg miner". In the song, the other miners are angry at him and even physically harm him. The lyrics suggest that being part of the union is important for miners to avoid being ostracized and hurt by their colleagues.

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