:: Title :: Interview with Tom Thomas about miners' entertainment and broadside ballads
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Thomas, Thomas [vocal]
Unidentified man [vocal]
:: Setting :: The Miner's Club
:: Location :: Treorchy (Glamorganshire), Unspecified (Wales) (Wales)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Wales
:: Session :: Treorchy II 12/53
:: Date :: 12/8/1953
:: Reference Information :: T3353.0, Track 1 (00:03:57)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Interviews with and songs sung by former miners at the Miner's Club in Treorchy. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Tom Thomas recalls the miners meeting in the pubs or the barbershops to sing and tell stories and have a "jolly evening." He introduces "Yr Eneth Ga'dd Ei Gwrthod (The Rejected Maiden)" and mentions the peddlers who sold broadsheets for a penny a piece. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: England 1951-1958

 

 

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