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CHARLIE WILLS - Dorset Shepherd

Here are 20 of his most earthy songs - with roguish talk about himself - that makes it clear why Charlie (1877-1971), from West Chinnock, Somerset, was one of the most popular of English traditional singers - he left school at 12 and first worked as a shepherd near Beaminster, Dorset for 3 shillings a week - recorded by Peter Kennedy 1950-1968
   

FLAG OF OLD ENGLAND - GERMANY CLOCKMAKER - SPOTTED COW - LORD THOMAS - WHISKERS ON A BABY'S FACE - FEMALE CABIN BOY - LITTLE BALL OF YARN - GAME OF CARDS - FOGGY DEW - TURN OVER ANOTHER LEAF - HOME DEAR HOME - RAM SONG - SUIT OF CORDEROY - BARBARA ALLEN - 'TIS A WONDER I'M ALIVE TO TELL THE TALE - RUTH BUTCHER - BRENNAN'S ON THE MOOR - GO & LEAVE ME IF YOU WISH IT - THE SAILOR CUT DOWN  

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