Roy Palmer English Folk Music Collection

Talk about Black Country expressions and stories

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    1CDR0010534 (copy of C1023/60)

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    Roy Palmer collection

  • Recording locations

    Tettenhall, Staffordshire, England, UK

  • Recordist

    Palmer, Roy

  • Speakers

    Dawtry, R. Miss (female)

  • Abstract

    Miss Dawtry talk about Black Country expressions (and how Black Country dialect is close to Chaucerian English) and tells two short humorous Black Country stories (about a girl going to Birmingham, and how the Jack donkey swallowed the moon)

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    Recording notes: Distortion (possibly due to over-recording, or singer too close to microphone)

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