Feb 11, · The Byrds' Greatest Hits is thirty-two minutes and seventeen seconds long. The original album was released on August 7, and reached #6 on the US Billboard Album charts. The cassette version was released on December 15, It features their top hits from ; though two of the ten songs on this cassette did not chart/5(16).
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Say the sad bells of Rhymney Is there hope for the future? Say the brown bells of Merthyr Who made the mine owner? Say the black bells of Rhondda And who killed the miner? Say the grim bells of Blaina Submit Corrections. Writer(s): Pete Seeger, Idris Davies. AZLyrics. B. The Byrds Lyrics.
But if it wasn’t for American folk singer Pete Seeger, the haunting lyrics to Bells of Rhymney would have remained an obscure poem by a Welsh miner turned poet called Idris Davies. He wrote it during a four-year stint on the dole. From the age of 14, he had worked as a miner at the Mardy Colliery in Rhymney.
Say the sad bells of Rhymney Is there hope for the future? Say the brown bells of Merthyr Who made the mine owner? Say the black bells of Rhondda And who killed the miner? Say the grim bells of Blaina. Throw the vandals in court Say the bells of Newport All will be well if, if, if, if, if Say the green bells of Cardiff Why so worried sisters? Why?
As for Saint Pete himself, "The Bells of Rhymney" was a song he did often, and always well, and to see him act out the children's saga of "Abiyoyo" was a treat at his concerts. The recorded version, absent Pete's dancing and mugging, just isn't as compelling. As a record of the first Newport folk /5(14).