Roy Palmer English Folk Music Collection

The song of the thrush

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:42

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0010584 (copy of C1023/101)

  • Recording date

    1989

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Roy Palmer collection

  • Recording locations

    Singer's home, West Sussex, England, UK

  • Performers

    Hall, Gordon, 1932-2000 (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Hall, Gordon

  • Description

    Item notes: Preceded by talk about his father singing the song in the trenches, and also at a concert at Woolwich Arsenal where he later worked. Recording notes: Print-through. Recorded at low volume (especially speech) with occasional clicks and interference. Brought up to maximum volume for playback copy (resulting in tape hiss)

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The song of the thrush

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