:: Title :: The Mallard (with introduction)
:: Genre :: cumulative song, nonsense song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Palmer, Bunny [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Unspecified (Unspecified), Unspecified (England) (England)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: English
:: Session :: Peter Kennedy Recordings 1950s
:: Date :: 1950-1955
:: Reference Information :: T3366.0, Track 3 (00:01:52)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - This session is comprised of songs Lomax dubbed from Peter Kennedy for possible use on the forthcoming English volume of the World Library of Folk and Primitive Music. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Recorded in November 1950 by Peter Kennedy in Sidbury, Devon, for the BBC's Village Barn Dance program. Palmer introduces the song by explaining how he learned this "cumulative nonsense song" from his uncle, a carter. [Source: Peter Kennedy]
:: Collection :: England 1951-1958

 

 

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