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Eadwyn Torr

The Ballad of Zachariah Green (2:49)

The song is largely about the former mining communities of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, particularly Hucknall.

Zachariah Richard Green (May 15, 1817 – January 22, 1897) was a renowned philanthropist and healer. As payment for his services as a healer he demanded only the cost of ointments and medical supplies. As a result of this philanthropy, he became popular with the less affluent inhabitants of Nottinghamshire's industrial towns and villages, who would otherwise have not had access to good medical care. Green… read more


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