Steve Gardham English Folk Music Collection

There was an old woman in London did dwell / My mother said I never should, play with the gypsies in the wood

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:26

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0009336 (copy of C1009/9)

  • Recording date

    1972-06-09

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Steve Gardham Collection

  • Recording locations

    Wyton Bar, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK

  • Performers

    Broadbank, Walter, 1905- (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Eldon, Jim

  • Speakers

    Broadbank, Walter, 1905- (male)

  • Description

    Item notes: Fragments. Roud Folk Song Index No. 183 and 13187. Laws Ballad No. Q2 (There was an old woman in London did dwell). Recording notes: Recording one generation from original

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There was an old woman in London did dwell / My mother said I never should, play with the gypsies in the wood

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