Reg Hall English, Irish & Scottish Folk Music & Customs Collection
Padstow May Day: night singing
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2CDR0004968 (copy of C903/187)
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The streets of Padstow, Cornwall, England, UK
Performance note: Night singing (part of the Padstow May Day celebrations) recorded in the streets of Padstow in the early hours of May Day, 1976. The first rendition of the song is recorded from a distance; five more renditions are recorded close up. Each is followed by conversation and general crowd noise.