John Howson English, Irish & Scottish Folk Music Collection

Unidentified song fragment

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:23

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0014051 (copy of C1034/253)

  • Subjects

    English folk songs and music (Suffolk)

  • Recording date

    1994-03-04

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Howson Collection

  • Recording locations

    Bill Jaggard's home, Suffolk, England, UK

  • Performers

    Jaggard, Bill (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Howson, John

  • Description

    Performance notes: Singer tries to remeber a song with the line "Royal horse artillery with the jackets of blue". Then talks about military manoeuvres in Thetford in 1912; recalls seeing 18-pound guns drawn by horses through village; picket lines at Thetford; German POWs

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