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Stanton Drew

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  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0008884 (copy of C903/121)

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    Reg Hall Archive

  • Recording locations

    White Lion Inn [?], Denby Dale, West Yorkshire, England, UK

  • Performers

    Unidentified (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Leader, Bill

  • Description

    Item note: Song about the prehistoric stone circles at Stanton Drew in Somerset, which are said to represent members of a wedding party and its musicians, who were persuaded by the Devil to dance on a Sunday and were subsequently turned to stone. Recording note: Recorded with audience, possibly in pub.

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Stanton Drew

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