Peter Kennedy Collection

Dickie Lashbrook, Kelly, Devon 1952. Tape 2

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/19

  • Recording date

    1952-05-27

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Kelly, Lifton, Devon, England

  • Performers

    Lashbrook, Dickie (singer, male / spoken, male)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] Where are you going my pretty maid [2'20"].- Life story.- Bargain song (Billy boy) [2'50"].- Good companion [2'27"].- Hares on commons; Blackbirds and thrushes [0'55"].- Treble tailed gipsies [1'28"].

  • Related images

    1. Dickie Lashbrook, 1952
    2. Dickie Lashbrook in a cart, 1952
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User notes for this item

Dickie Lashbrook, a travelling chimney sweep, sings for Peter Kennedy. There is much interview material throughout this recording, where Lashbrook talks about his life, work and music. Some of this is also present on tape C604/18.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 08/03/2013 00:21:00