Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection

Mary Davey interview, part 05

Tags (top 25):
(No tags found for this item)
  • Type


  • Duration


  • Cultures


  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0012381 (copy of C1033/227)

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Bob and Jacqueline Patten Collection

  • Recording locations

    Beer, Devon, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Davey, Mary (speaker, female interviewee)

  • Interviewers

    Patten, Bob (speaker, male), Patten, Jacqueline (speaker, female)

  • Recordist

    Patten, Bob

  • Abstract

    The carolling in Branscombe, organised by Mrs Linda Hughes. They sing While shepherds watched to O for a thousand tongues to sing [Lyngham] which they call the Old Beer tune. Anecdotes by Mr Davey about how when he first came to Beer in 1952 it was a much more cut off community with a quite set Holiday season, visitors in November were never heard of. Recognising different accents in Axminster.

  • Metadata record:

    View full metadata for this item

Mary Davey interview, part 05

Please log in to update your playlists.

Can you tell us more about the context of the recording? Or can you share information on its content - timings of key sections or important details? Please add your notes. Uninformative entries may not be retained.

Please log in to leave notes.