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"When Christmas meant Christmas and not a pathetic four nights in Lanzarote . . ." In the bus kiosk at Yarmouth we meet migrant songwriter and seaside poet Keith Gore. Keith runs the open top buses from Yarmouth to the most western point of the Island at the Needle's.

Ragamuffin Ramblers Brian and Mike and his son Robert visit the Isle of Wight.

Crossing the bar like Tennyson they sail from the mainland port of Lymington to land at Yarmouth.

 

Wandering around the River Yar the Ragamuffin's pass the Tide Mill (below) and visit Yarmouth's old abandoned railway station beyond it (right).

Opening music:
Paul Athey & SG aka Martinez (Aqui)
Beachboats - Mike Jolliffe (Vaguely Sunny Anthology)
St. Michael - Martin White (In Another Time, In Another Place)
harp solo at Yarmouth Railway Station
Head of Steam - Pete Hogman (Vaguely Sunny Anthology)
Robyn Hitchcock, Yarmouth Station, 26/08/95 (Vaguely Sunny Anthology)
You Taught Me - Martin White (In Another Time, In Another Place)
Vaguely Sunny
Isle of Wight
Music Anthology

Mike Jolliffe, Island poet, songwriter and playwright
  Pete Hogman
de bluesman
who backed Hooker, Berry, Little Walter
et al . . .
Robyn Hitchcock
at Yarmouth Station, 26/08/95
Martin White (right), wrote All Your Beauty on Fairport's Five Seasons album
 
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