Peter Kennedy Collection

Togo Crawford, Mossdale, Kirkcudbrightshire 1954. Tape 1

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Andrew PaceKennedy asks Crawford for songs about shepherding. He attempts a few times, but makes mistakes. He then sings 'Ca the yowes to the knowes'.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 04/03/2013

Andrew PaceCrawford talks about the jobs he has recently been doing, before singing 'The haymaking song'.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 04/03/2013

Andrew PaceKennedy asks Crawford to talk a little.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 04/03/2013

Andrew PaceTogo Crawford talks about his father and his songs, before singing 'The beggar man'.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 04/03/2013

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/667

  • Recording date

    1954-07-20

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Mossdale, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland

  • Performers

    Crawford, Togo (singer, male / spoken, male)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] The Old Beggar Man <-- False starts [4'00"].- (Ca' the Yowes to the Knowes Molly and Me) see next reel.- Intro - Haymaking Song. Talk. We've been busy chopping and this was the song [0'25"]. 1st att -break down with 2nd verse. 2nd att - break d. [3'28"] P.K. Have you songs about sheep or shepherd. 3rd att. break down. PL Togo tell us now have you any songs... [3'23"] 4th att. [4'05"] ok. Ca the Yowes to the Knowes. PK 245.

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[7:51]

Kennedy asks Crawford for songs about shepherding. He attempts a few times, but makes mistakes. He then sings 'Ca the yowes to the knowes'.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 16:30:00

[6:22]

Crawford talks about the jobs he has recently been doing, before singing 'The haymaking song'.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 16:29:00

[0:02]

Kennedy asks Crawford to talk a little.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 14:22:00

[1:21]

Togo Crawford talks about his father and his songs, before singing 'The beggar man'.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 14:22:00