Bob & Jacqueline Patten English Folk Music Collection

Oh Joe the boat is going over / Booting ceremony / Soldiers Joy and Oh Joe the boat is going over / Three cheers

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  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0013691 (copy of C1033/300)

  • Subjects

    English folk songs and music (Somerset); Customs

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Bob and Jacqueline Patten Collection

  • Recording locations

    Minehead, Somerset, England, UK

  • Performers

    General chorus, Minehead hobby horse, Unidentified (drum), Unidentified (melodeon)

  • Recordist

    Patten, Bob

  • Description

    Performer notes: Minehead Sailor's hobby horse, consisting of melodeons, drums and carriers. Performance notes: Recording of the ceremony is preceded by the tune Oh Joe the boat is going over [Roud Folk Song Index No. 1777] and then followed by Soldiers Joy/Oh Joe the boat is going over and cheers for the Sailors Hobby Horse.

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