Keith Summers English Folk Music Collection

Jimmy ('Holy Jim') Knights interview, part 01

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:09:36

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0007357 (copy of C1002/77)

  • Subjects

    English folk songs and music (Suffolk)

  • Recording date

    1974-01

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Keith Summers Collection

  • Recording locations

    Little Glemham, Suffolk, England, UK

  • Interviewees

    Knights, Jimmy, 'Holy Jim', 1880 - (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Summers, Keith (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Summers, Keith

  • Abstract

    Jimmy Knights talks about his songs, music in the family, the songs published in The News of the World, could learn a song after hearing it once or twice, son plays the organ. His appearances on TV. His jobs and where they took him. Mainly learnt his songs in Suffolk. Used to sing a lot of murder songs, but can’t remember them now. [long pause while he remembers songs]

  • Description

    Item notes: Jimmy Knights interviewed by Keith Summers. Jimmy Knights is from Debach, Suffolk. Age 94. Interviewee notes: From Debach, Suffolk. age 94

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