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The Spinners - On Ilkla Moor Baht'at FLAC album

As a proud Yorkshireman I present on Yorkshire Day, August 1st, the unofficial anthem of Yorkshire as sung by The Spinners.

The traditional folk song On Ilkla Moor Baht 'at is in danger of dying out. Here is the translation by Gordon Eddison.

Album · 2013 · 1 Song.

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On Ilkla Moor Baht 'at. On the list to learn.

The 1998 book by Arnold Kellett, On Ilkla Mooar baht 'at: The Story of the Song, traces the origin of the music and the at times speculative development of the verses. Ilkley was founded as a village cAD79; its environs, including the Moor, is an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Spinners recorded it on Columbia in 1957, and it has been used as incidental music in a number of Yorkshire-oriented TV series.

The traditional English song, 'On Ilkla Moor Baht ‘at', comes from the County of Yorkshire, and it is written in Yorkshire dialect, which must look pretty strange to anybody not from the British Isles. The title roughly translates into standard English as 'On Ilkley Moor Without a Hat'. A moor is a piece of open - often windy and cold - land, almost a wilderness (think of Cathy and Heathcliff cavorting on the moors in Wuthering Heights, and shiver!). You need a hat in the winter, and going to a moor without one is a bad idea  . A D A7 D D7 Wheear 'as ta bin sin ah saw thee? G D G On Ilkla Moor baht 'at! D G On Ilkla Moor baht 'at! Am C D G On Ilkl - a Moor baht 'at! Lyrics. Wheear 'as ta bin sin ah saw thee, On Ilkla Moor baht 'at?! Wheear 'as ta bin sin ah saw thee? Wheear 'as ta bin sin ah saw thee?

"Bill Oddie On Ilkla Moor Baht'at UK Promo 7" vinyl single". Retrieved 12 June 2009. One album was by Gene Vincent, with a cast of musicians including members of The Byrds and Steppenwolf. Others were by younger or non-commercial artists, including Beau, Bridget St John, Medicine Head, Clifford T. Ward, David Bedford, Lol Coxhill, Stack Waddy, Tractor, Kevin Coyne/Siren, and Denmark's Burnin' Red Ivanhoe. Leslie Sarony. More from this artist.

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A On Ilkla Moor Baht'at
Written-By – Traditional
B Green Grow The Rushes O
Written-By – Robert Burns , Traditional

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Columbia Graphophone Company Ltd.
  • Published By – Mayfair (Elcian) Enterprises Ltd.
  • Published By – David Toff


  • Arranged By – Geoff Love

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BIEM
  • Rights Society: NCB
  • Matrix / Runout: 7XCA 24269-2N
  • Matrix / Runout: 7XCA 24268-2N

The Spinners - On Ilkla Moor Baht'at FLAC album
On Ilkla Moor Baht'at
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