:: Title :: The Bonny Moorhen
:: Genre :: ballad, broadside ballad, topical song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Anderson, Mark [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Middleton-in-Teesdale (Durham), North-east (England)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: English
:: Session :: Middleton-in-Teesdale 4/51
:: Date :: 4/20/1951
:: Reference Information :: T3275.0, Track 19 (00:05:38)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Ballads and local songs in dialect sung by Mark Anderson and Thomas Raine; dance tunes played by Anderson (melodeon), Robert Beadle (piano), and Tommy Beadle (fiddle). [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Peter Kennedy: Miners believed they had the right to eat local birds - fights between miners and landowners gamekeepers took place in the streets of Stanhope and elsewhere in Weardale, County Durham. See following interview. [Source: Peter Kennedy]
:: Collection :: England 1951-1958

 

 

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