John Howson English, Irish & Scottish Folk Music Collection

Folkestone murder

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:27

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0014074 (copy of C1034/271)

  • Subjects

    English folk songs and music (Sussex)

  • Recording date

    ca. 1995

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Howson Collection

  • Recording locations

    Ron Spicer's home, Sussex, England, UK

  • Performers

    Spicer, Ron, 1929-1996 (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Howson, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Preceded by singer talking about the song, which describes the murder of two young women in 1859. Includes hesitation when singer forgets words. Roud Folk Song Index no. 897

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