Peter Kennedy Collection

Bill Cameron senior and Clifford Jenkins, St Mary's, Scilly Isles 1956. Tape 1

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    Unknown

  • Shelf mark

    C604/1036

  • Recording date

    1956-11-21

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Peter Kennedy Collection

  • Recording locations

    St. Mary's, Scilly Isles, England

  • Performers

    Cameron Snr, Bill (singer, male / spoken, male), Jenkins, Clifford (accordion)

  • Recordist

    Kennedy, Peter

  • Description

    [*Peter Kennedy's notes transcribed verbatim from the original tape box*] PK 365, 19.- Old Bill (Senr., 86) Cameron, St Mary's. accomp. Accordion with chorus with Black Velvet Band [3'03"]. Talk [3'30"].- * Not processed, BBC. Away Down Albert Square (song [1'55"] There you are. Talk following. Kick up your heels anytime (laugh) [2'15"].- Black Velvet Band. In Belfast famous city an apprentice boy I was. Van Diemen's Land. Far from my friends and relations. My curse do the B.V.B. Talk: I learnt that from some sailor. Whole. R.

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Bill Cameron Snr sings a few songs, accompanied by chorus and Clifford Jenkins on the accordion. He then talks a little about people he learned his songs from.

Posted by Andrew Pace, British Library on 07/03/2013 22:51:00