:: Title :: Interview with Tom Thomas and Gomer Williams about W. B. Thomas, Benny Baish, and the old characters
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Thomas, Thomas [vocal]
Williams, Gomer [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 19 (00:03:26)
:: 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 - Alan asks Tom Thomas for his opinions on W. B. Thomas, the director of the Ocean Coal Company. A delicate question, Thomas replies, and tells a story of Benny Baish meeting the devout W. B. Thomas one evening, who entreats Benny to pray for the British in the war. Benny says the Germans are doing the same thing, but Thomas insists that God can't understand them. Gomer Williams tells another Benny story, and Tom Thomas laments that all the "old characters" are gone. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: England 1951-1958

 

 

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