:: Title :: Story of the Treorchy barber and Saturday night shavings (Catchin' All Right)
:: Genre :: spoken, story
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Thomas, Thomas [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 13 (00:00:59)
:: 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 - Thomas recalls working as a lather boy at the barbershop in addition to his work in the mines. The miners shaved only once a week, on Saturday night. Tom relates some banter between the barber and a customer. Alan called this story "Catchin', all right" on the tape box, as that is the phrase on which the banter is based. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: England 1951-1958

 

 

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