Terry Yarnell English & Irish Folk Music Collection

Bill Whiting interview, part 01

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:07:39

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0008126 (copy of C1005/15)

  • Subjects

    English folk songs and music (Oxfordshire)

  • Recording date

    1973-05

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Terry Yarnell Collection

  • Recording locations

    Longcot, Oxfordshire, England, UK

  • Performers

    Whiting, Bill, 1891- 1891- (peaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Faulkner, John

  • Speakers

    Whiting, Bill, 1891-|b1891- (male)

  • Abstract

    Bill Whiting talks about singing dying out in the village (in the old days people "couldn't write their own name but could sing a song right through"); his mother teaching herself to read; local gipsies ("diddies") singing songs for money in pubs; how muc

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