Roy Palmer English Folk Music Collection
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1CDR0010580 (copy of C1023/88)
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Roy Palmer collection
Mr Rooney's home, Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Rooney, Maurice (singer, male)
Rooney, Maurice (male)
Item notes: Song written by POWs at Kinkaseki camp about a Japanese guard. Preceded by talk about Red Cross parcels and tricks played on POWs by guard who was nicknamed "Laughing boy". 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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