A. L. Lloyd or Bert Lloyd, was an English folk singer and collector of folk songs, and was a key figure in the folk music revival of the 1950s and 1960s. Lloyd was sent to Australia as a youth and began collecting folk songs while there. Lloyd was a communist and pioneer in the field of collecting and recording "Industrial Folk Music". You can download a great album of his here. Audio accompaniment provided by the 70's Norwegian folk rock band Folque.