Roy Palmer English Folk Music Collection
Oh it was my cruel parents
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1CDR0007249 (copy of C1023/6)
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Roy Palmer collection
George Dunn's home, Quarry Bank, Dudley, West Midlands, England, UK
Dunn, George, 1887-1975 (singer, male)
Item notes: Roud Folk Song Index no. 2897. Roud Folk Song Index no. 2897. Followed by talk about "The cherry tree carol". Performer notes: Black Country chainmaker and traditional singer. Born in the village of Quarry Bank (formerly in Staffordshire), eight miles west of Birmingham. Father and grandfather worked in the iron trade, as did George who retired at the age of 72, after 59 years mainly as a chainmaker. Performance notes: Singer has sometimes called this "It was my cruel father"