Good Luck Tonight Christy

8 02 2012

Good Luck tonight to Christy Moore – nominated with writer Kevin Littlewood for the BBC Radio 2 Folk awards for Best Original song “On Morecambe Bay” the harrowing tale of a night in 2004 when 23 Chinese migrant workers who were collecting cockles were killed, cut off by the fast tides. The gang-masters were eventually prosecuted. The 2006 film Ghosts, directed by Nick Broomfield, is a dramatisation of the events leading up to the tragedy.