Peter Kennedy Collection

Joseph Thomas, Constantine, Cornwall 1956. Tape 1

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Andrew PaceHis recitation of 'The house that Jack built' is impressive.
Posted by Andrew Pace on 07/03/2013

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/1023

  • Recording date

    1956-11-22

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    Constantine, Cornwall, England

  • Performers

    Thomas, Joseph (singer, male / spoken, male)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] .- 1. The Comical Joke (frag.) 1st att. (song [1'35"] [1'41"] Talk following ".... up quarry". Total [2'20"].- 2. It rains, it hails and snows and blows (old / new style).- 3. The House that Jack Built. Start at "The old style and the new style…. And that's all I can do" [4'20"].

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His recitation of 'The house that Jack built' is impressive.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 07/03/2013 22:09:00

Joseph Thomas sings a number of songs interspersed with talk.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 07/03/2013 22:00:00