John Howson English, Irish & Scottish Folk Music Collection

Untitled song: first line: "We are merry pedlars, we have things to sell"

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:22

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0011211 (copy of C1034/64)

  • Subjects

    English folk songs and music (Suffolk)

  • Recording date

    1985-04-09

  • Is part of (Collection)

    John Howson Collection

  • Recording locations

    Albert Pettit's home, Eye, Suffolk, England, UK

  • Performers

    Pettit, Albert, 1895- (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Howson, John

  • Description

    Item notes: Followed by singer talking about learning the song at school; local village life; home-brewed beer made by his mother; farm work at harvest time; his father and how hard he worked. Performer notes: Aged 91 years; born in Tangham, Suffolk

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