:: Title :: Announcement by Wicketts Richardson (I)
:: Genre :: spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Richardson, Alf (Wicketts)
:: Setting :: The Ship Inn
:: Location :: Blaxhall (Woodbridge, Suffolk), East Anglia (England)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: English, East Anglian
:: Session :: Blaxhall 10/53
:: Date :: 10/10/1953
:: Reference Information :: T3337.0, Track 4 (00:00:07)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - The Ship Inn was the site of many years of Saturday night singings; where Lomax and Peter Kennedy recorded Cyril Poacher, Jack French, Bob Scarce, and Joe Rowe singing ballads, Arthur Smith playing hornpipes on melodeon, and couples step-dancing. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Wicketts Richardson, who "kept order" at the Ship Inn's Saturday night sessions, calls upon the landlord (Arthur Hewitt) for a song, but it was not recorded. [Source: Editor]
:: Collection :: England 1951-1958

 

 

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