Road to Drumleman – Original! Written and performed by Willie Mitchell.

The Road to Drumleman – This is the Original! Written and performed by Willie Mitchell (c1956)

Willie composed the words to this song eight years before this recording was made, setting them to a tune he already knew. His song became very popular with the miners of Argyll Colliery. Willie’s song has been performed by many folk over the years.

More info on the Argyll Colliery:

Click the link below to watch The Road to Drumleman: Memories of Argyll Colliery.
Excellent film by Jan Nimmo whose father was one of many local men who worked in the mine. http://vimeo.com/26629011

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