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by Ewan MacColl Peggy Seeger and Charles Parker
A radio ballad of boxing as described by professional boxers of London, Birmingham, and Glasgow
' The beauty of boxing is this-you go into boxing knowing you're going to get hurt.'
The singers:
The instrumentalists:
ALF EDWARDS (concertina)
ALFIE KAHN (clarinet)
BRYAN DALEY (guitar) JIM BRAY (bass)
RONNIE HUGHES (first trumpet)
Musical direction by PEGGY SEEGER Produced by CHARLES PARKER


Unknown: Ewan MacColl
Unknown: Peggy Seeger
Unknown: Charles Parker
Singers: Ewan MacColl
Singers: Peggy Seeger
Unknown: Bob Davenport
Unknown: Gordon McCulloch
Unknown: John Reavey
Concertina: Alf Edwards
Guitar: Bryan Daley
Bass: Ronnie Hughes
Unknown: Johnny Lambe
Unknown: Dave Swarbrick
Unknown: Peggy Seeger
Produced By: Charles Parker

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