Roy Palmer English Folk Music Collection

Down the mine

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:22

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0010580 (copy of C1023/88)

  • Recording date

    1986

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Roy Palmer collection

  • Recording locations

    Mr Rooney's home, Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK

  • Performers

    Rooney, Maurice (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Rooney, Maurice

  • Description

    Item notes: Song composed by POWs at Kinkaseki camp in Taiwan. First line: "There's a song in old Formosa that the Nips they loudly sing". Performer notes: Ex-POW at Kinkaseki camp in Taiwan (formerly Formosa), 1942-1945. Recording notes: Second generation copy of recording made by Maurice Rooney himself

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