Roy Palmer English Folk Music Collection
The oyster girl
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1CDR0007251 (copy of C1023/9)
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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. 875. Laws Ballad no. Q13. False start. 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.