Peter Kennedy Collection

Emily Bishop, Bromsberrow Heath, Herefordshire 1952

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Andrew PaceBishop talks about how singers would travel around the village at night singing for money, also about her time at the free school.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 21/02/2013

Andrew PaceBishop introduces each of her songs before singing them. We sometimes hear another, very faint, female voice suggesting correct lyrics to Emily.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 21/02/2013

Andrew PaceBishop sings 'The Line to Heaven'.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 21/02/2013

Andrew PaceKennedy asks about the song 'No sir' and Bishop talks about it, followed by a discussion about the songs 'The Little Room', 'The Line to Heaven', and 'The Angel Gabriel', 'The Banks of the Sweet Primeroses', 'Jack Tar', and 'Dives and Lazarus'.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 21/02/2013

Andrew PaceBishop talks about the songs the morris dancers would sing, and her own songs.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 21/02/2013

Andrew PaceEmily Bishop talks about the local morris dancers of Bromsberrow Heath and her family's involvement.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 21/02/2013

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/98

  • Recording date

    1952-10-13

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Bromsberrow Heath, Herefordshire, England

  • Performers

    Bishop, Emily (singer, female / spoken, female)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] Emily Bishop 13.10.1952 .- 1. Miss Bishop. Also recorded Ferrograph. Talk on Morris dancing. Mss. 13.10.52.- On BBC 18695. + Carol singing incl Talk about "No Sir" and Little Room.- FMK 98-101 (cont.).- 1. The Line to Heaven. Edit in middle C# up.- 2. No Sir [1'40"] F# down.- 3. Jack Tar - several attempts. Eb.- 2. Side two. 4. Angel Gabriel. C + extra 1/2 verse sung at end.- 5. The Little Room. 2nd att. false start.- 6. There is a Fountain - several attempts 3 (use 2nd attempt).- 7. Dives and Lazarus. 1st att. Talk. 2nd att, D. X 3rd att.- 8. Virgin Unspotted.- 9. On Christmas Night.- 10. Moon Shines Bright. Talk about school. 0897. Emily Bishop, FMK 42.

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    1. Emily Bishop outside her home, 1952
    2. Emily Bishop inside her home, 1952
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[1:0:39]

Bishop talks about how singers would travel around the village at night singing for money, also about her time at the free school.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 21/02/2013 18:46:00

[20:56]

Bishop introduces each of her songs before singing them. We sometimes hear another, very faint, female voice suggesting correct lyrics to Emily.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 21/02/2013 18:33:00

[14:07]

Bishop sings 'The Line to Heaven'.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 21/02/2013 18:33:00

[10:28]

Kennedy asks about the song 'No sir' and Bishop talks about it, followed by a discussion about the songs 'The Little Room', 'The Line to Heaven', and 'The Angel Gabriel', 'The Banks of the Sweet Primeroses', 'Jack Tar', and 'Dives and Lazarus'.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 21/02/2013 18:29:00

[6:56]

Bishop talks about the songs the morris dancers would sing, and her own songs.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 21/02/2013 18:22:00

[0:08]

Emily Bishop talks about the local morris dancers of Bromsberrow Heath and her family's involvement.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 21/02/2013 18:18:00