Peter Kennedy Collection

Jack Le Feuvre, Sark 1957. Channel Islands tape 5

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    Peter Kennedy Collection

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    Sark, Channel Islands

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    Le Feuvre, Jack (singer, male / spoken, male)

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    Kennedy, Peter

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    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] Sark - Channel Islands, 3.5.57. PK 305. Jack Le Feuvre.- 1. Le Vingt Sixieme d'Octobre [2'02"] on 012. George Le Moigne, Jersey Shipwreck.- 2. Le Petit Couturier, F. [2'22"] Talk about learning songs from grandfather. N/P.- 3. La Bergere, F/S both together. N/P from grandfather [1'30"].- 4. Marguerite [2'42"].- 5. Talk about himself. PK What have you been doing all your life, twiddling your thumbs?.- 6. La Barbere [3'10"].- 7. Sailor Boy [1'20"] Died for Love / O Mother Dear.- 8. Pleasant and Delightful [2'00"] "On a Bright Summer's Morning".- 9. Maitre Monsieur Corbeau [3'35"].- 10. Talk about singing Grand Chance, Maskeraders, cider-making - "they don't drink water on Sark". R. Songs from grandfather - Jersey man from St. Ouens.

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Part of Peter Kennedy's 1957 collecting trip to the Channel Islands. Jack le Feuvre, a singer from Sark, sings a number of songs in French and talks about them. This is interspersed with talk (in English) about his family and songs.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 21:26:00