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Performer: Mike Harding
Title: Mike Harding's Yorkshire Dales
Released: 2011
Category: Audiobooks / Folk - Country
Size FLAC: 1477 mb
Size MP3: 1138 mb
Size WMA: 1841 mb

Mike Harding first visited the Yorkshire Dales as a lad of 14 on a cycling holiday. It was a far cry from the red-brick terraced streets of his home in Manchester as he pedalled into real countryside where the hay meadows were clotted with the flowers of high summer and fat cows looked over stone walls with the eyes of Sunday School teachers. It was the start of an enduring love affair with the Dales, prompting first a move to Ribblesdale, later to an 18th Century farmhouse in Dentdale and now to a village near Settle

Mike Harding (born 23 October 1944) is an English singer, songwriter, comedian, author, poet, broadcaster and t. Harding has also been a photographer, traveller, filmmaker and playwright. Harding's father, Louis Arthur "Curly" Harding, a navigator in the RAF, was killed in the Second World War, a few weeks before his son's birth. Harding is of Irish ancestry on his mother's side.

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However, in this book he mostly leaves all that behind and talks about his love affair with the Yorkshire Dales. Really nice to page through. I must admit I only looked in depth at the areas like Swaledale which I have seen myself, to which I (of course) Apparently the author is a bit of a Someone (or a Someone Who Used to Be Someone) in England: author and musician.

Nowhere are the traditions of Christmas kept up with such splendour as in Yorkshire". That's what a visitor to the county wrote in 1812. To find out how true it is today, Mike Harding sets out to explore the many and varied ways Christmas is still celebrated across the three Ridings. Nowhere are the traditions of Christmas kept up with such splendour as in Yorkshire". See full summary . Directors

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1-1a Mike Harding A Soft Spot For Yorkshire (Mike Harding Pleads Guilty) 4:46
1-1b Dave Burland Dalesman's Litany
Arranged By – Dave BurlandWritten By – Traditional
1-2 Mike Harding The Gamekeeper Of Pen Y Ghent (Mike Meets George Perfect) 7:00
1-2b1 George Perfect Monolog
Written By – Traditional
1-2b2 George Perfect, Mike Harding Fine Old English Gentleman
Written By – Traditional
1-3a Mike Harding The School, The Church And The Pub (Mike Talks To Choir Conductor Judith Bush )(Masters In This Hall) 5:06
1-3b Dentdale Choir Masters In The Hall
Arranged By – D. Wilcox*Written By – Traditional
1-3c Judith Bush Monolog
1-4a Mike Harding Mike Meets Melvyn Roberts, Warden Of Brigg Flatts, The Quaker Meeting House Near Dent 5:38
1-4b Melvyn Roberts Monolog
1-5a Mike Harding , Roger Bush The Folk (Mike Recalls With Roger Bush A Visit To The Dales By Composer And Folk Song Collector Ralph Vaughan Williams) 7:34
1-5b Clare And Ken Pope Tarry Wool
Written By – Traditional
1-6a Mike Harding Woolly-Backed Juggernauts (Mike Stays Awake To Count Sheep) 3:48
1-6b Tony Capstick Yan Tan Tether
Written-By – Jake Thackray
1-7a Mike Harding , Raymond Alderson Voices Of The Dales (Mike Explores The Language Of The Dales With Raymond Alderson) 9:49
1-7b Swaledale Parish Choir Beautiful Dale
Conductor – George Lundberg
1-8a Mike Harding , Freda White A True Daleswomam (Mike Meets Singer And Songwriter Freda White) 8:05
1-8b Freda White Song Of Wensleydale
Written-By – Freda White, John Thwaite
1-9a Mike Harding , Brian Woof Unlicenced Lemons (Mike Talks Banding And Lambing With Brian Woof) 8:20
1-9b Hawes Brass Band Pendeen
Written-By – William Rimmer
2-1 Mike Harding , Terry Cluderay The Complete Yorkshireman (Mike Reflects With Terry Cluderay On The Life Of Dales Farmer, Cheese Mker And Bookseller , Kit Calvert 4:17
2-2a Mike Harding A Great Railway (The Story Of The Cross Penine Railway Re-enacted By Claire Pope And Robin Pearson In Kim Lyon's Play "The Settle- Carlisle" 6:55
2-2b Claire Pope, Robin Pearson The Settle Carslile
Written-By – Kim Lyon
2-2c Ken Pope , Jan Leach, Neil Warmsley, Ken McLurg, Becky Dodds Those Men The Navigators
Written By – Ken Pope
2-3a Mike Harding , Derek Soames An Unsung Hero (Mike Meets Retired Railway Signalman Derek Soames) 5:41
2-3b Ken Pope , Jan Leach, Neil Warmsley, Ken McLurg, Becky Dodds Lament For The Navies
Written By – Ken Pope
2-4a Mike Harding Bloody Stringy (Mike Recalls An Old Friend) 3:37
2-4b Harry Severs Where The Buttercups Do Grow
Written By – Traditional
2-5a Mike Harding , Lawrence Barker Land Of Leats And Hushes (Mike Consults Lawrence Barker To Learn About Lead Mining In The Dales) 6:10
2-5b Bob Pegg Leaving The Dales
Written-By – Bob Pegg
2-6 Mike Harding The Knights Templar (Mike Visits An Ancient Burial Site On Pen Hill) 2:45
2-7a Mike Harding , Pieres Browne Smell The Grass, Feel The Wind (Mike Meets Landscape Artist Piers Browne) 7:48
2-7b Pieres Browne, Linzi Hunter Ella's Song
Written-By – Pieres Browne
2-8a Mike Harding , Jack Pickup Limestone Country (Mike Talks To Cave Rescuer Jack Pickup) 8:11
2-8b Bob Pegg Neddy Dick
Written-By – Bob Pegg
2-9a Mike Harding , Jude Simpson The Elite Of Leyburn (Mike At The Pictures With Jude Simpson 6:11
2-9b Leyburn Ladies Choir Oh, What A Beautiful Morning
Conductor – Linda MilnerWritten-By – Rodgers & Hammerstein
2-10a Mike Harding , Bill Mitchell A Passionate Dalesman (Mike Meets Former Dalesman Editor Bill Mitchell 7:51
2-10b Mike Harding Lish Young Boy A Broom
Arranged By – Mike Harding Written By – Traditional
2-11 Mike Harding Ah Mun Gar Yem (Time To Go Home)

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Beautiful North
  • Copyright (c) – Beautiful North


  • Edited By – Ray Williams
  • Photography – Pat Harding
  • Producer, Recorded By – Geoff Sargieson
  • Written-By, Presenter – Mike Harding

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