Opie collection of children's games & songs

Interview with Millicent Handley recalling songs from her youth with her grandaughter

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:18:29

  • Shelf mark

    C898/07

  • Subjects

    Children's games; Children's songs

  • Recording date

    Unknown

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Opie collection of children's games and songs

  • Recording locations

    Chesterton, England

  • Interviewees

    Handley, Millicent (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Opie, Iona (speaker, female), Handley, Millicent (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 1 of 1. [00:00:00 - 00:18:29]. This recording contains an interview with a Millicent Handley who, along with her granddaughter, recites and performs songs from her youth and from her time spent with the Salvation Army. There is no discussion or conversation throughout the recording but a continuous stream of songs and rhymes. Together, Millicent and her granddaughter sing: 'Come Out in the Sunshine' [00:00:00 - 00:01:00]; 'Climb, Climb up Sunshine Mountain' [00:01:00 - 00:01:37]; 'In and Out the Windows' [00:01:38 - 00:02:06]; 'The Wind, the Wind, the Wind Blows High' [00:02:06 - 00:02:31]; 'Ring a Ring o'Roses' [00:02:31 - 00:02:40]; 'I am H.A.P.P.Y' [00:02:40 - 00:04:01]; 'Eaper Weeper, Chimney Sweeper' [00:04:02 - 00:04:15]; 'Hop, Hop, Hop, to the Butcher's Shop' [00:04:16 - 00:04:28]; 'The Big Ships Sails' [00:04:27 - 00:04:40]; 'In and Out the Windows' [00:04:40 - 00:05:14]; 'Oh May, What You Weeping For?' [00:05:15 - 00:06:05]; 'Charlie, Charlie, Stole the Barley' [00:06:06 - 00:06:16]; 'Sam, Sam, the Bogey Man' [00:06:17 - 00:06:27]; 'Oh, the Moon Shines Brighter on Charlie Chaplin' [00:06:28 - 00:06:41]; 'Sally Go Round the Moon' [00:06:42 - 00:06:51]; 'Here We Come Gathering Nuts in May' [00:06:52 - 00:08:08]; 'I Will Make You Fishers of Men' [00:08:09 - 00:08:50]; 'Goosie, Goosie, Gander' [00:08:51 - 00:09:21]; 'Charlie, Charlie, Chuck, Chuck, Chuck' [00:09:22 - 00:09:33]; 'Dear Old England Isn't on the Picture' [00:09:34 - 00:09:54]; 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' [00:09:54 - 00:10:52]; 'Mary, Mary Quite Contrary' [00:10:53 - 00:11:04]; 'Mousey, Mousey, Come Out of Your Housey' [00:11:05 - 00:11:43]; 'Hark, Hark, the Big Dogs Bark' [00:11:44 - 00:12:01]; 'Jack, Get Up and Light the Fire' [00:12:02 - 00:12:18]; 'Hush-a-Bye Baby' [00:12:19 - 00:12:31]; 'Oh Dear! What Can the Matter Be?' [00:12:32 - 00:12:55]; 'Pat-a-Cake, Pat-a-Cake, Baker's  Man' [00:12:56 - 00:13:08]; 'Go to Sleep Little Brother Peter' [00:13:09 - 00:13:50]; 'Incy, Wincy, Spider' [00:13:51 - 00:14:09]; 'I'm a Little Teapot' [00:14:10 - 00:14:27]; 'Cowboy Joe of Mexico' [00:14:28 - 00:14:39]; 'There was a Little Man, he had a Little Gun' [00:14:39 - 00:14:51]; 'A Little Cock Sparrow Lived on a Tree' [00:14:52 - 00:15:14]; 'The World is Very Beautiful' [00:15:16 - 00:15:57]; 'Come Along, Come Along, Let Us Together' [00:15:58 - 00:17:54] and 'Manchester School Song' [00:17:59 - 00:18:29].

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