Peter Kennedy Collection

Vashti Vincent, Sixpenny Handley, Wiltshire 1957

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Andrew PaceVincent sings the chorus of 'The prickle holly bush' twice.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 07/03/2013

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/904

  • Recording date

    1957-10-21

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Sixpenny Handley, Wiltshire, England

  • Performers

    Vincent, Vashti (singer, female)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] .- 1. Fanny Adams (murder song) talk before [3'15"].- 2. As I Was Walking Down in the Garden (Young Single Sailor) Talk foll. [2'27"] Song [2'05"].- 3. A Sailor's Life (Sweet William) talk foll. [1'55"] talk [1'05"].- 4. Three Maidens A-Milking Did Go, talk before [1'57"].- 5. The Female Drummer. Could end at [1'00"] Further verse [2'00"]. 0894. Last 2 verses start "Supposes' he secretly violate her... trouble die is free" [0'45"].

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    Vashti Vincent in the garden of her home in Sixpenny Handle, Wiltshire, 1957

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[13:52]

Vincent sings the chorus of 'The prickle holly bush' twice.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 07/03/2013 13:54:00

Vashti Vincent, aged 84 according to other sources, sings a number of songs and talks after each one.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 07/03/2013 13:51:00