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Singin' Hinnies

Both Singin' Hinnies books 1 and 2 are now out of print.
PDF copies are available - please enquire


  - a collection of 20 favourite North Country songs with piano accompaniments

selected and arranged by Derek Hobbs.


· straightforward piano accompaniments which include the melody line

· guitar chord symbols

 · optional ‘seconds’ making each song a possible duet or two-part song for choir

· sensible keys, in a comfortable range for most voices


Contents of Book 1


Adam Buckham, O  Ÿ  Billy Boy  Ÿ  Blaydon Races  Ÿ  Blow the Wind Southerly    

Bobby Shaftoe  Ÿ Bonny at Morn  Ÿ  Buy Broom Buzzems  Ÿ  Ca’ Hawkie 

Cushie Butterfield  Ÿ  Dance ti thy Daddy Ÿ Elsie Marley  Ÿ  Felton Lonnen 

The Hexhamshire Lass Ÿ  The Keel Row Ÿ  Keep your Feet Still, Geordie Hinny    

The Lambton Worm  Ÿ  Maa Bonny LadŸ     The Water of Tyne 

 Whittingham Fair  Ÿ  Wor Geordie’s Lost his Penka



Contents of Book 2


A U Hinny Bird Ÿ Aa Could Hew   Ÿ Canny Newcastle  Ÿ Captain Bover

The Collier’s Rant     Ÿ Come, Geordie, haad the bairn 

Come you not from Newcastle    Ÿ Cullercoats Bay

The Cullercoats Fish-Lass   Ÿ Died of Love Ÿ    Dol-li-a

Gan ti the kye wi’ me Ÿ   Oh the Bonny Fisher Lad

Jowl, jowl and listen, lad Ÿ   The Oak and the Ash

 Oh, the Weary Cutters Ÿ    Sair Fyel’d, Hinny

The Singin’ Hinny Ÿ      Up the Raa

Where-ivver ye gan you’re sure to find a Geordie


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