Steve Gardham English Folk Music Collection

The wren song

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    1CDR0009328 (copy of C1009/6)

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Steve Gardham Collection

  • Recording locations

    Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK

  • Performers

    Bavey, Dorothy (singer, female)

  • Recordist

    Gardham, Steve

  • Description

    Item notes: Roud Folk Song Index No. 236. Fragment. Entitled "Hunting the wren" in Gardham notebook, but actually the same song as the fragment that was titled "The wren song" for C1009/5 C60. Preceded by a brief conversation about the previous song (Three jovial welshmen - C1009/5 C67). Recording notes: Recording continued from C1009/5. Recording one generation from original, distorted

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The wren song

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