I should be able to work it out for myself, but why is the box set called Coals to Newcastle? 

Bob

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There is an interview with Edwyn here http://drownedinsound.com/in_depth/4141002-dis-meets-edwyn-collins?... that includes the following.......

DiS Your other big news is the Orange Juice boxset that’s coming out in a couple of months. Why did you decide on the Coals To Newcastle title?

EC: ‘My son saw me use that term in the first TV interview Orange Juice ever did. He was intrigued by it. When we were thinking of a title, he said, “What about that coal thing you said? I don’t know what it means but I like it...” Back in the day everyone knew what it meant, it was a common expression. Google it, young people!’
This is a snippet from t'interview, Edwyn says it around 3:20. Very funny!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tw8HTfH9D_E
Thanks Matt and Paul,

now it's absolutely clear!

Bob

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