:: Title :: Hey Lally Lally Lo (Hey Lolly Lolly Lo) (II)
:: Genre :: cowboy song, dance tune
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
:: Setting :: 12 Cholmeley Park
:: Location :: Highgate, London (Greater London), London (England)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Anglo-American
:: Session :: Alan Lomax as performer II
:: Date :: 1955
:: Reference Information :: T1038.0, Track 7 (00:02:47)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - These are candid recordings by Alan Lomax made of himself and Shirley Collins at his home in London circa 1955. Anna Lomax and Elizabeth Lomax are also briefly heard on these recordings.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - This is an old traditional song showing roots in England, the Bahamas, and the American West. It is a standard square dance song.
0 - More polished (less spontaneous) version without ambient noise. There is a very brief tape flutter in the beginning and the tape speeds up briefly. "Fan the fire and tune the drum, / Dancing starts when Lally comes." See also note to 1038.05
:: Collection :: Miscellaneous Recordings 1950-1990

 

 

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