Keith Summers English Folk Music Collection

Talk - Old father time and stage fright

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    1CDR0007366 (copy of C1002/17)

  • Subjects

    English folk songs and music (Suffolk)

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Keith Summers Collection

  • Recording locations

    Bedfield, Suffolk, England, UK

  • Performers

    Nesling, Harkie, 1890 - (speaker), Whiting, Fred ('Pip'), 1906-1988 (speaker)

  • Recordist

    Summers, Keith

  • Description

    Item notes: Harkie Nesling admits that due to his age he can't play the dance tunes now, but that he doesn't get stage fright, whereas Fred Whiting admits that he 'couldn't play for toffee' with the recording machine on. Performer notes: From Bedfield, Suffolk. Age 85. Accompanies his songs with the violin in both bowed and plucked (Mandolin) style

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