FTX-086 - BABBACOMBE LEE

TALES & TUNES OF DEVON VILLAGES

An album of songs, tunes, customs and stories recorded in Devon by Peter Kennedy in 1950-3. Dances from Fred Pidgeon (fiddle), Will Thorn (melodeon) and The Chagford Merrymakers Band - 13 songs including Bill Bailey (aged 101), Jack & George Endacott, W J Heywood, Jack Hunt, Dick Pearce, William Rew, Bill & Harry Westaway with a recitation by Bert Edgecombe
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Bill Rew playing his Anglo-concertina at Sidbury in 1956

THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT - FARMYARD SONG - FARMER'S BOY - COUNTING SONG - STEAMBOAT & DEVONSHIRE HORNPIPES - STAG-HUNTING BALLAD - BABBACOMBE LEE - TEDBURN HILL - TOLL THE BELL - GREEN GRASS GREW ALL ROUND -- MALLARD - MORTY UNLUCKY OLD CHAP - WIDECOMBE FAIR - GAME OF ALL FOURS - THREE SONS O' ROGUES - LADIES BREAST KNOT - Last sheaf harvest ceremony - SCHOTTISHE - HEALTH TO THE BARLEY MOW

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