Reg Hall English, Irish & Scottish Folk Music & Customs Collection

Padstow May Day: night singing

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  • Shelf mark

    2CDR0004968 (copy of C903/187)

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Reg Hall Archive

  • Recording locations

    The streets of Padstow, Cornwall, England, UK

  • Description

    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.

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