Steve Gardham English Folk Music Collection

They laid him away on the hillside

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:23

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0009334 (copy of C1009/8)

  • Recording date

    1972-04-29

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Steve Gardham Collection

  • Recording locations

    Aldborough, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK

  • Performers

    Hodson, John, 1905- (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Eldon, Jim

  • Description

    Item notes: Possibly from his mother. First line: "The grey dawn had crept o'er the stillness of morning, the dewdrops they glistened like icicles bright". Preceded by conversation. Roud Folk Song Index No. 3226. Recording notes: Recording one generation

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