Carole Pegg English & Scottish Folk Music Collection

Talk about songs and local fishermen

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:00:35

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0010733 (copy of C1006/13)

  • Subjects

    English folk songs and music (Suffolk)

  • Recording date

    1980-12-04

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Carole Pegg Collection

  • Recording locations

    The Victoria, Earl Soham, Suffolk, England, UK

  • Recordist

    Pegg, Carole

  • Speakers

    Whiting, Fred ('Pip'), 1906-1988 (male)

  • Description

    Item notes: Fred Whiting tells Carole Pegg about the kind of songs he likes, and recalls going to The Crown in Westleton when he was 15 years old, where he heard fishermen singing before they set off for 8 months to follow the shoals round the English coast [side B of tape ends during conversation]. Recorded during music session in pub; conversation and general pub sounds in background

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