Music and “Rochdale…the centre of the genuine Lancashire dialect”

Poem: ‘Come Whoam To Thi’ Childer An’ Me’ by Edwin Waugh (c. 1865) Music: The Oldham Tinkers (c. 1975) ‚ÄúRochdale and its vicinity may be considered as the centre of the genuine Lancashire dialect, a variety of the English tongue, which, though uncouth to the ear, and widely differs in words and grammar from cultivated … More Music and “Rochdale…the centre of the genuine Lancashire dialect”