Peter Kennedy Collection

William "Bill" Williams, Gloucester, Glouchestershire 1957. Tape 1

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Alvin Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England

  • Performers

    Williams, William "Bill" (singer, male / spoken, male)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] .- Plough at Newest from father. X The (Soldier) Sailor and the (Sailor) Soldier. Talk [0'45"] [1'30"] (edited).- Talk about hard times. 12/- a week 6am-6pm. Collieries in Merthyr Tydfil.- PK - Songs from mother? The False-hearted Man (Outlandish Knight) (edited) [2'05"].- Carols - Holly and Ivy (Ivory) (frag). "My mother's song".- Tr. X. Music Hall Song: The Lazy Moocher "bugger" [1'10"].- Newest. Story about father fighting 3 champions. Bought hat and jacket in Gloucester.- "Tenor my father was for fighting". End.

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William (Bill) Williams talks and sings a number of songs.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 04/03/2013 22:30:00