Roy Palmer English Folk Music Collection

Died for love, one verse only

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:09

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0010585 (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: One verse only. Preceded by talk about the singers in the NAAFI when he was stationed in the Middle East in the early 1950s, and about this song which his brother learned while serving in the Faroe Islands (1941-3) and which he has never heard anywhere else. This is a verse of the song "Died for love". Gordon Hall does not realise this until a later recording session (C903/104 C21), when he sings the whole song. 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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Died for love, one verse only

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