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The High Level Ranters

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The High Level Ranters

The High Level Ranters has been played on NTS shows including The NTS Guide to…, with The Bonnie Pit Laddie first played on 9 October 2021.

The High Level Ranters are a traditional band from Newcastle, England

They took their name from that city’s High Level Bridge (which isn’t far from the High Level Folk Club). They specialise in songs and tunes from the north of England. Their original line-up, from 1969 to 1979, consisted of Alistair Anderson (concertina, Northumbrian pipes), Tommy Gilfellon (guitar), Johnny Handle (accordion, piano), and Colin Ross (fiddle, Northumbrian pipes). Latterly the group became a trio of Ross, Handle, and Jim Hall…

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The Bonnie Pit Laddie
The High Level Ranters, Harry Boardman, Dick Gaughan
Topic Records1975
The Bonnie Pit Laddie
The High Level Ranters, Harry Boardman, Dick GaughanTopic Records1975
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