Steve Gardham English Folk Music Collection

Father come home with me now

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  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0009339 (copy of C1009/11)

  • Subjects

    Parlour ballads

  • Recording date


  • Is part of (Collection)

    Steve Gardham Collection

  • Recording locations

    Freddy Bird's home, Headlands Drive, Aldborough, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK

  • Performers

    Bird, Freddy (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Gardham, Steve

  • Speakers

    Bird, Freddy (male)

  • Description

    Item notes: Fragments. This seems to be largely based on the song by Henry Clay Work (1832-1884), examples of this American broadside can be found in: Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress - DIGITAL ID as 102270 and as 102260 and in the Lester S. Levy sheet music collection as: Call No.: Box: 098 Item: 053 (all entitled "Come home, father"). Roud Folk Song Index No. 839. Performer notes: Son of Bob Bird. Recording notes: Recording one generation from original

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