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Highlights from the northern end of the boxed set including artists from Alan Price, Tim Healy, Denise Welch, Kevin Whately and Robson Green to Sir Thomas Allen, Sheila Armstrong, Owen Brannigan, Terry Conway, Johnny Handle, Alex Glasgow and Bob Fox. Song include 'There's More to Life Than Women and Beer', 'Dance te Yer Daddy', 'The Neighbours Doon Belaa', 'Keep Yer Feet Still' and 'Water of Tyne'; sung by Sting and Jimmy Nail!

Robson Green was born in Hexham. Although best known as a TV actor, he's no stranger to singing. At the age of nine, he sang the lead role in Dudley primary school's production of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Six years later, he played Frederick in The Pirates of Penzance, staged by Seaton Burn High School Drama Society. In 1995, his recording of Unchained Melody with Jerome Flynn spent seven weeks at the top of the charts.