Steve Gardham English Folk Music Collection

The bonny Yorkshire lass

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:57

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0009331 (copy of C1009/7)

  • Subjects

    Parlour ballads

  • Recording date

    1971-09-04

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Steve Gardham Collection

  • Recording locations

    The recordist's parental home, Chadcourt, Orchard Park Estate, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK

  • Performers

    Sykes, Annie, 1892- (singer, female)

  • Recordist

    Gardham, Steve

  • Description

    Item notes: First line: "Her eyes were like the little stars that shine out from afar". Fragment. The same song as the one recorded by Rachel Berry (C1009/2 C1). Probably a different song to Roud Folk Song Index No. 12514. Performer notes: The collector's grandmother. Recording notes: Sound lost for a few seconds. Recording one generation from original, low Recording level, very muffled

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The bonny Yorkshire lass

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