Reg Hall English, Irish & Scottish Folk Music & Customs Collection
Walter Pardon interview, part 01
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Knapton, Norfolk, England, UK
Pardon, Walter, 1914-1996 (speaker, male)
Dallas, Karl (speaker, male)
Walter Pardon talks about how he learned his songs; learning songs from his Uncle Billy; songs traditionally sung by his family at special occasions, eg. at Christmas; always called them "old songs", never "folk songs"; singing bawdy songs, etc. Bill Leader and Peter [Bellamy?] also contribute to conversation.
Interviewee's note: traditional English singer from Knapton, Norfolk.