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Jean Ritchie and George Pickow collection, 1923-2015

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Series II: Sound Recordings (continued)
Subseries B: England (continued)
All on the new-mown hay, sir - Mr. Rew [Bill Rew]
Barbara Ellen - Mr. Rew [Bill Rew]
Jimmy Johnson squeeze me (Devonshire lad) - Mr. Rew [Bill Rew]
Mow down meadow - Mr. Rew [Bill Rew]
Kerry recruit - Mr. Rew [Bill Rew]
Up the middle (dance) Melodeon
Derby ram - Mr. Rew [Bill Rew]
AFC 2008/005: SR009
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # E.2. Sidbury; Soundtrack to the film "Roman Soldiers"; Childrens' Game: Roman Soldiers. On reel: Movi... / Roman Soldiers / soundtrack / Sidbury.
AFC 2008/005: SR010
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # E.3. Palmer at Sidbury; ; On reel: Sidbury / Mullard / Palmer.
Mr. Palmer tells the story of his uncle and the song
Mullard (two false starts - goes very sharp on final one)
Talks about origin of song
Talk about old days of the "carriers"
AFC 2008/005: SR011
1 sound tape reel (20 min.) : analog, 7 1⁄2 ips, 2 track, mono ; 7 in.
Original ID # E.4. Humphries, E.: Douglas Kennedy; Empingham church bells. Empingham Hand Bells; #77; Bell playing from (1) to (10); singing from (11) to (14). On reel: Handbells / Empingham / J. Ritchie.
Hark, the herald angels sing - fluff on second verse
Hark, the herald angels sing - false start
Hark, the herald angels sing - good except for last line of first verse - mic position changed - better; second verse has a few mistakes also
Come all ye faithful - played all the way through but rhythm is off occasionally (played two times through)
Unidentified tune
Change - ringings (background bangs, soft talk in loud voices behind - bit of it)
Change - ringing - some mistakes and occasional loud voices
Change - ringing - bird sounds in background of this (lovely) - slight talk
Robin Adair - (instinctive) talking too
A shout of mighty triumph; singing
A shout of mighty triumph - sung by leader of bell ringers
Questions and answers - George Pickow and lead bell-ringer where he learned tunes he plays and sings
Jolly fellows that follow the plow - sung by leader of ringers - song about farm life (short)
Sinking of the Titanic - sung by head bell-ringer
General talk about Titanic song and head ringer's folks, between George and the ringer
AFC 2008/005: SR012
See series note, above.
AFC 2008/005: SR013
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # E.6. (1/2 empty); – Humphries
Unnamed song, sung in Welsh
Three small horses - song taught him by his dad, on knee - sung in Welsh, then translated into English by Humphries
Unidentified song, sung in Welsh - followed by talk about not dancing if you're a church member
Mouth music - tune survived forgot the dance step - traditional
Unidentified tune, sung in Welsh - short - translated as" "The three sheepskins"
Over the water, over the sea - Sung in English. Sung twice. Use second version, first has word error.
Conversation among Jean Ritchie, Humphries, and unidentified young lady about Prince Charlie, the Romans, etc.
The Shaddleford (?) reel - Welsh tune played on fiddle, no singing
Sweet Jenny Jones - a Morris dance, played on fiddle
With David to town - fiddle tune - tape machine is stopped between choruses
Double change sides - fiddle tune - Humphries explains it
AFC 2008/005: SR014
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Singing and Children's Games – Kathleen Maher and her sister, Diana Endicott, Mr Rew; Original ID # E-7. Processor's note: label E-7 with original ID E-6.
Have you seen Papa, smoking a cigar (ball-bouncing) - Kathleen Maher and her sister
Mother Brown - Kathleen Maher and her sister (ball-bouncing)
Cherry stones - Kathleen Maher and her sister (sung twice)
Have a cigarette sir - Kathleen Maher and her sister
Nigger, nigger, come to dinner - Kathleen Maher and her sister
Over the Garden Wall - Kathleen Maher and her sister;
One two three a-loopa - one false start, one corrected error in second verse
Cherry stones - faster than before - one false start
Play up, Sidbury (rope slapping) - some incomplete versions
An alternate note indicates there were several takes, all unfinished.
Mother, mason water basin (rope slapping song) - all by same two children
Rope-jumping to the alphabet: "A to Q," "A to P" - Kathleen Maher and her sister
Poor Jenny - Kathleen Maher and her sister - one false start (long)
On the mountain stands a lady - M. Maher and her sister
This pretty little girl of mine - fluff, corrected, near end
There comes two dukes a-riding - Kathleen Maher and sister - two takes
Conversation between Jean and Kathleen
The farmer's boy - Mr. Rew [Bill Rew]
Mr. Rew [Bill Rew] and Jean converse
Mr. Rew [Bill Rew] plays an unnamed tune on the accordion
The Tannish waltz - Mr. Rew [Bill Rew] on accordion
AFC 2008/005: SR015
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # E-8. 7 1/2 ips; E. Humphries; Welsh; Douglas Kennedy – [...] Jane; Welsh. On reel: Empingham winsome pipe and tabor Torquay T1. Processor's note: label E-8 with original ID E-7.
Winsome pipe and tabor
Empingham church bells
AFC 2008/005: SR016
1 sound tape reel : analog, 15 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # E 8-8 (8x). Edited and copied; Seamus Ennis. Processor's note: the ID number on the reel is E-9. The tape box has documentation for E-8 and E-9.
Six penny money - double jigs, Seamus on pipes
When the cock crows it is day - double jigs, Seamus on pipes
What would you do if I married a soldier - false start
What would you do if I married a soldier - retake - pipes and singing
Tuning pipes
Hunting thing (very long pipe tune)
AFC 2008/005: SR017
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips and 15 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # E-9. Wortley, Russell; Leslie Haworth; Margaret Smart at Barford.
Pipe and tabor - Russell Wortley
Cambridgeshire May song - skip first verses false start - Russell Wortley
Whitmonday song - one verse - not too good
Whitmonday song - one verse - good
Cauld Kilmanom Jail - Leslie Haworth
The current spelling is "Kilmainham."
Kelsell coxes - Leslie Haworth - funny
Carrier crow- Leslie Haworth - good - background noise
Derby ram - Margaret Smart - bad start
AFC 2008/005: SR018
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in.
Original ID # E-10. Endicott, G.
I sing for Endicotts - Jubilee
Old Dartimoor - one verse only, as a trial
Old Dartimoor - complete - modern, phony-folk
The little tailor - good - nice version (runs 90 seconds)
We hunted all the day, my boys - false start
We hunted all the day, my boys - complete - good
Wee Daisy - Diane Endicott - sweet, not a good song
Trip, Trap - Diane and Jennifer Hosgood - good - much laughing
Trip, Trap - Diane and Jennifer - very good
Bobby Shafto - Diane Endicott and Jennifer Hosgood - the usual, from book
Green grass high - Dianne - cut rope - skip - rhyme
Tavistock goosy fair - Endicott - modern
Orange and lemon - Dianne Endicott - Dianne explains game afterward
AFC 2008/005: SR019, January 5-6, 1953
1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in.
Original ID # E-11. Haxey Hood pub (talk); 7 mins. Add Winsome to catalog card.
Winsome [???]: Pipe and tabor
Mr. Johnson on hood game
Discussion of hood in...
Whitehead home
AFC 2008/005: SR020
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