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Slide set: Don't go down the mine, Dad (song: Bamforth & Co., 20 slides, 1910)

Known references to this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Intro. with Title
Slide 2**
A miner leaving home for his work, heard his little boy scream
Slide 3**
He went to his bedside, 'O daddy, I've had such a dream'
Slide 4**
I dreamt that I saw the pit all on fire
Slide 5**
The top of the mine was surrounded by sweethearts and wives
Slide 6**
Don't go down the mine, dad, dreams very often come true
Slide 7**
Just go and tell my dream to your mates
Slide 8**
Dear daddy, don't go down the mine
Slide 9**
The miner stood by the side of his son
Slide 10**
It's my living, I can't stay away, for duty, my lad, must be done
Slide 11**
Oh! please stay to-day with me, dad
Slide 12**
As the miner went to his work, he heard this appeal from his lad
Slide 13**
Don't go down the mine, dad
Slide 14**
Something is going to happen to-day, dear daddy, don't go down the mine
Slide 15**
Whilst waiting his turn with his mates to descend
Slide 16**
He returned home again, to his wife and his child
Slide 17
Ere the day ended, the pit was on fire
Slide 18**
He thanked God above, for the dream his child had
Slide 19**
Don't go down the mine, dad
Slide 20
Chorus
** there are alternative versions or views of this slide
Lucerna ID  3003305

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 July 2019

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