A. J. W. Dawson



Who is A. J. W. Dawson?

A. J. W. Dawson was a Tyneside singer/songwriter and performer in the late 19th and early 20th century.

He wrote and performed a work titled “A Record Run” at a special dinner given by Wilson Worsdell Esq. J.P. M.I.M.E. to the retired officials and engine drivers of the N.E.R. Co., in Gateshead, on 11 February 1910

The song belongs to a surprisingly small group of North East humorous railway songs and describes a journey from South Shields to Newcastle

A. J. W. Dawson published a six-page chapbook titled “A Record Run”, printed by the Tyne Printing Works Limited, a copy of which is held in the archives of Gateshead Council

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on July 23, 2013


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