Tom Phelps

CDs

I have produced three CDs to date, all of which are available to purchase via this website. Please click on the ‘Shop‘ link above to secure your copy.

N.B. Prices include postage to all UK addresses. If you’d like your order delivered to anywhere else other than the UK, please don’t hesitate to email me – tom@tomphelps.wales – for details.

 

CD 1: Our Surgery, The Rag & Bone Man, The Hook & Wheel And Other Poems – Tom Phelps

Our Surgery CDThis CD features me reading a number of the poems from my book, ‘Our Surgery, The Rag & Bone Man, The Hook & Wheel and other poems’.

The full list of poems included on the CD are:

1. Reflections; 2. A Boy in Summer; 3. I was John Wayne; 4. The Hook & Wheel; 5. Our Surgery; 6. Auntie Velma; 7. A Boy in Winter; 8. A Boy in Spring; 9. The Rag & Bone Man; 10. Well Well, I Never; 11. Sunday School Outing; 12. The Inkie; 13. They’d Do It Again; 14. A Boy In Autumn; 15. He sits By There; 16. Tarmac; 17. The Sheep-Proof Bin; 18. Ych-A-Fi; 19. Our New Surgery; 20. Something To Say; 21. The Trolley; 22. The Remote Control; 23. The Patriotism of the Ex-Patriot.

 

 

 

Listen

Listen to extracts from the CD, ‘ Our Surgery, The Rag & Bone Man, The Hook & Wheel and other poems’.

A Boy in Summer

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Tarmac

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CD 2: The Load Of Coal And Other Poems – Tom Phelps

The Load of Coal CDThis CD includes me read 24 poems from my second book, ‘The Load of Coal and other poems’.

The full list of poems included on the CD are:

1. A Mining Community; 2. Black Pond Fun; 3. Forgotten Words; 4. Under The Cushion; 5. The Load of Coal; 6. The Gambo; 7. Bessie The Paperer; 8. Everything New; 9. Childhood Games; 10. More Forgotten Words; 11. White & Black Horse; 12. Catty & Dog; 13. The Brass Fender; 14. The Compo; 15. Hello Molly; 16. Didoreth; 17. The Conductors; 18. Echoes of Yesterday; 19. Right-Sided Diet; 20. Street Outing; 21. The Telephone Call; 22. Are You Getting Fat?; 23. Coloured Mountains; 24. My Valley.

 

 

 

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Listen to extracts from my CD, ‘The Load of Coal and other poems’

A Mining Community

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The Conductors

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CD 3: The Humour Of The Valleys And Other Poems – Tom Phelps

The Humour of the ValleysFrom my third book, ‘The Humour of The Valleys and other poems’.

The full list of poems included on the CD are:

1. If The Truth Be Known; 2. Fly Paper; 3. Milly’s Shop; 4. Welsh Fashion; 5. A Boy In Chapel; 6. Cwtch; 7. Sweeping Changes; 8. Heavy Rain; 9. The Mangle; 10. Not So Many Cwm Rhonddas; 11. The Weekly Bath; 12. Time For Bed; 13. Me And The Missus; 14. Valley Nick Names; 15. Yes You Do; 16. It’s Good To Be Alive; 17. The Sheep And The Radiogram; 18. Staying Put; 19. Womens Work; 20. You Burnt My Bread Pudding; 21. Mammy’s Gone Shopping; 22. Christmas Shopping; 23. Deputy Milk Monitor; 24. The Best Medicine; 25. If The Truth Be Known.

 

 

 

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Listen to extracts from my CD, ‘The Humour of the Valleys and other poems’

The Sheep and the Radiogram

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The Mangle

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