ENGLISH REBEL SONGS 1381–1984 is the third studio album by English
Some of the songs come from Stand Together by Hackney and Islington music group, 100 Songs Of Toil by Karl Dallas , A Touch On The Times, and A Ballad History of England by Roy Palmer . Many of the songs are still performed by modern English folk bands such as The Houghton Weavers and Coope, Boys Refers to a march of workers in Birmingham protesting at the price of bread
"The Triumph of General Ludd"
Refers to the
5 "Chartist Anthem" 1:34 1847 Written by Ben Boucher. Refers to the People's Charter drawn up by the Chartists in 1838 demanding universal suffrage
"The Bad Squire"
Adaptation of a poem by
"Song on the Times"
Written after the repeal of the
The World Turned Upside Down
10 "Poverty Knock" 3:14 1890s Written by factory workers
13 "Coal Not Dole" 2:00 1984 Written by Kay Sutcliffe ">
* ^ Chumbawamba: English Rebel Songs 1381–1984, reviewed by Chris Nickson; at Allmusic ; retrieved 8 December 2016 * ^ Album: Chumbawamba: English Rebel Songs 1381–1984, Mutt at the Independent ; published 12 June 2003; retrieved 8 December