Peter Kennedy Collection

Togo Crawford and Burns Crawford, Mossdale, Kirkcudbrightshire 1954. Tape 3

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/669

  • Recording date

    1954-07-20

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Mossdale, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland

  • Performers

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

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] Both. The Farmer's Boy, 2nd att. Togo predom. [3'00"] 3rd att best.- Togo. Corunna's Lone Shore. Good talk - slight printing.- Burns. Tamu. Composed by Burns.- "Strabushes" - sleeping huts of bamboo.- Togo. 7 1/2" 2 poems composed by Togo. "The Midnight Watch", false start. "Scouse" Liverpool name for a "chap". (turn on) Missed out last verse. Repeat of "Midnight Watch" complete.

  • Related images

    1. Togo Crawford with dogs, Mossdale, Kirkcudbrightshire, 1954
    2. Burns Crawford, Mossdale, Kirkcudbrightshire, 1954
    3. Togo Crawford, Mossdale, Kirkcudbrightshire, 1954
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Togo Crawford sings a few songs alongside his brother, Burns Crawford, interspersed with talk between the two of them.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 17:13:00