:: Title :: Blow The Candles Out
:: Genre :: bawdy song, love song, skiffle
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Bray, Jim [bass (double)]
Brown, Sandy [clarinet]
Lloyd, A. L. (Bert) [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: London (Greater London), London (England)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: English, British Pop
:: Session :: Alan Lomax and the Ramblers
:: Date :: 1955-1957
:: Reference Information :: T1037.0, Track 3 (00:02:05)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Sound engineered recordings of Alan Lomax and the Ramblers, a skiffle group, with Alan Lomax (guitar, vocal), Ewan MacColl (vocal), Peggy Seeger (banjo, vocal), Shirley Collins (vocal), Sandy Brown (clarinet, vocal), and Jim Bray (bass, vocal)]. Other performers may have been present. Few notes exist for this session, which was recorded on August 6, 1956.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Traditional English song from the early 1700s. Also known as "The London Apprentice," it was recorded by Peter Kennedy in the Orkney Isles in 1955. An apprentice courting a young lady promises to marry her when his apprenticeship is over, but asks for her love meanwhile.
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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