Steve Gardham English Folk Music Collection

A soldier's farewell

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  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0009340 (copy of C1009/11)

  • Subjects

    Parlour ballads

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Steve Gardham Collection

  • Recording locations

    Tradesman's Row, Sproatley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK

  • Performers

    Riley, Emily, 1899- (singer, female)

  • Recordist

    Gardham, Steve

  • Description

    Item notes: First line: "A country boy was leaving the place where he was born". Followed by conversation. Copy of C1009/17 C5, but better sound quality than the original which has suffered tape deterioration. Recording notes: Recording one generation from original

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A soldier's farewell

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