Peter Kennedy Collection

Joseph Thomas, Constantine, Cornwall 1956. Tape 2

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/1024

  • 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*] Insert on next tape..- Joseph Thomas (3) Constantine. Talk about himself. I Lived in S. Wales (Jenny Jones) ? - 6. X Wassail Song. Followed by talk, v/good, about wassailing Hetford River ?- 7. Talk about remembering great grand-mother (she died at 91) when he was 15. She was born in 1792. Father taking "Kings Shilling" at Penryn Fair.- 8. X Banks of Sweet Dundee / Widdecombe. [Rest crossed through.]

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Joseph Thomas sings, and talks in between about wassailing, his family and the songs he knows.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 07/03/2013 22:12:00