Nick & Mally Dow English Folk Music Collection

Mrs Beth Bond interview, part 06

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:59

  • Cultures

    English

  • Subjects

    English folk songs and music (Lancashire)

  • Recording date

    1985-02-16

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Nick and Mally Dow Collection

  • Recording locations

    Fleetwood, Lancashire, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Bond, Beth, Mrs 1911- (speaker, female), Bond, John (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Dow, Mally, 1944- (speaker, female), Dow, Nick (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Dow, Mally

  • Abstract

    General conversation about people performing 'There's a little green eyed Idol to the north of Kathmandu' ['The green eye of the little yellow God' - by J. Milton Hayes]. Mother used to play in the Blackpool mandolin band, learnt the instrument at school, the headmaster formed the band. Looking at the texts of songs collected from Bill House.

  • Description

    Item notes: Two internal edits. Interviewee notes: Singer from Fleetwood near Blackpool, Lancashire and her son, Scottish ancestry. Recording notes: Noticeable tape hiss. Slight static interference.

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