FTX 481-493 - DOUGLAS KENNEDY (1893-1988) - TALKING ABOUT HIS LIFE (1893-1935)

CD#1 (from 1893) 1. Earliest Recollections - 1'45". 2. Edinburgh Horse Trams - 3'17" 3. War in South Africa - 1'34" 4. Schools and Colleges - 1'53" 5. Gangs and Games - 1'27" 6. Chuck, when you're held - 2'38" 7. Family Relations - 1'50" 8. The Children's World - 1'12" 9. Seaside Holidays - 0'55" 10. Kick the can - 2'15" 11.Initiation Ceremonies - 2'57" 12. Netty - 1'01" 13. Mischievous Pranks - 2'23" 14. The English Enemy - 1'25" 15. The Calcutta Cup - 0'58" 16. Edinburgh Environs - 1'54" 17. Finding out about Girls - 5'37" 18. Family Holidays - 2'18" 19. Music in the Family - 2'15" 20. The Thomson's - 2'44" 21. Granny Thomson - 2'08 22. The Time we went to Rothsay-O - 1'58" 23. My Father Emigrates - 2'27" 24. The Crawfords - 1'54" 25. The Soldier's Camp - 1'54" 26. Juniper Green - 1'25" 27. The Train to School - 1'50" 29. Scotland Street - 1'58" 30. Reading Matters - 1'34" 31. Singing Matters - 1'27" 32. Kissing in the Cupboard - 1'44" 33. Still more Kennedys - 1'57" 34. Loss of my mother (1906) - 1'17" 35. Farewell to Edinburgh - 1'00" 36. The Flying Scotsman - 1'44"

CD#2 1. Becoming a Londoner - 3'05" 2. London City School - 3'14" 3. The Tobias Matthay Piano School - 2'34" 4. Sixpennyworth of Supper - 1'51" 5. Exploring the Metropolis -2'20" 6. The Hand up my Kilt - 2'56" 7. London River - 0'46" 8. The Surrey Docks - 1'43" 9. The Piano Nursery - 3'31" 10. The Singing Kennedys - 2'33" 11. Marjory Kennedy-Fraser - 1'18" 12. Two More Aunts - 2'10" 13. The Minstrel Tradition - 2'31" 14. Aunt Dora Matthay - 2'37" 15. Piano Lessons - 1'58" 16. A Country Retreat - 1'48" 17. Camping at Marley - 3'24" 18. Uncle Tobs's Ride - 2'14" 19. Storm in a porridge-bowl - 2'35" 20. Sister Dorothy - 2'16" 21. The Great Western - 1'40" 22. The Hebridean Harvest - 3'17" 23. Modal Arrangements - 2'00" 24. The Love-of-God Assembly - 1'34" 25. London Transports - 4'24" 26. Harold Craxton - 1'40" 27. The White City - 1'43" 28. Round Pond Crack-pots - 4'04" 29. To Scotland by Sea - 1'32" 30. Joining "The Lapwing" - 3'38"

CD#3 1. Down London River - 6'27" 2. The Engine Room - 4'22" 3. The Bell for Supper - 2'14" 4. Up on the Bridge - 4'38" 5. Sailing North by Day - 5'29" 6. His Master's Voice - 1'36" 7. Return to London - 1'50" 8. The Countryman - 3'05" 9. The Hansom-cab Incident - 2'09" 10. Bohemian Chelsea - 2'07" 11. South London Travel - 3'10" 12. Dora's Pupils - 1'51" 13. The Lizard - 1'13" 14. Ships that Pass - 4'22" 15. Doctor Quick - 1'44" 16. Holiday in Galloway - 2'02" 17. Galloway Games - 3'02" 18. Over the Stile - 4'01" 19. Mapping my Future - 2'45" 20. The Passport - 1'50" 21. The Public Piddler - 2'09" 22. The Secret Agent - 1'34" 23. My Strasburg Welcome - 1'29" 24. Tucking-in to Truffles - 3'51" 25. A Stroll around the City - 3'13" 26 The China Monster - 1'35"

CD#4 1. Max, the Medic - 2'03" 2. Rumblings of War - 3'53" 3. Sealed with Schnapps - 2'35" 4. Bridge over the River Rhine - 1'14" 5. Operation Whiplash - 4'28" 6. Double Entendre - 1'39" 7. The Dancing Lesson - 2'56" 8. Flirtatious Instruction - 2'06" 9. Stomach for Drink - 2'27" 10. Dunkle oder Helle - 1'32" 11. Pass around the Boot - 2'26" 12. Call for a Song - 2'56" 13. The Two Proud Porters - 2'39" 14. A Cartful of Corpses - 4'42" 15 A Mixed Bunch of Germans - 1'54" 16. Patching-up Prussians - 1'43" 17. Operation Opera - 4'04" 18. Rough Passage Home - 2'35" 19. A Letter of Introduction - 2'07" 20. The Hendersons - 1'56" 21. Brigade Briefing - 2'06" 22. I'll go and Enlist - 1'22" 23. Biology before Billiards - 2'04" 24. A Clean Bore - 2'21" 25. Family Concerts - 3'39" 26. Family Tragedy - 3'31" 27. Fellow Students - 2'34" 28. Rookies on Parade - 1'32" 29. Buckingham Palace, eyes Left - 1'36"

CD#5 1. Drummer in Disgrace - 1'48" 2. War on Wimbledon Common - 3'55" 3. Tents pitched at Dover - 3'02" 4. A Military Cocksparrow - 2'43" 5. Way, hay for the Hodden Gray - 2'32" 6. Lament for a Lost Lad - 1'09" 7. A Man called Mister Sharp - 3'51" 8. Miss Ruffle's Purple Quadrille - 1'49" 9. The Car-please Sister - 2'01" 10. Light Fantastic Males - 3'04" 11.Birth of a Brigade - 1'38" 12. To be, or to be? - 3'24" 13. First Steps in Folk - 3'43" 14. Sharp at the Helm - 2'33" 15. The Swordsman's Magic - 1'50" 16. The Dancing Master - 2'33" 17. Sharpites and Nealites - 2'24" 18. Father dies in Bristol (1912) - 2'38" 19. Cartoons in Punch - 1'36" 20. The Unsinkable Sunk - 1'39" 21. Six Feet in my Socks (1912) - 2'11" 22. Lilywhite Boys in Black Houses - 4'08" 23. Missions Compared - 2'12" 24. Pulled in all Directions - 1'33" 25. Lacework Leadership - 1'27" 26. A Heavenly Target - 3'09" 27. For Want of a Man - 1'52" 28. A Private Coaching Job - 4'01" 29. A Thousand Kilted Londoners - 3'25"

CD#6 1. Pink-foot's Secret Boots - 3'09" 2. The Diptherous Host - 1'54" 3. Eyes for the Birds - 3'16" 4. View from the Flank - 3'28" 5. The Killin Kinsman - 2'26" 6. The Last Long Trudge - 1'32" 7. Railworkers join the Miners Strike - 1'56" 8. Coal-black Stevedores - 3'30" 9. Return Packet Home - 1'18" 10. No Rest for the Feet - 2'02" 11. Anyone for Morris? - 2'04" 12. Slope Arms - 2'29" 13.Banks of Green Willow - 2'28" 14. Personable Attractions - 1'47" 15. Multi-coloured Morris - 1'33" 16. A New Dimension - 3'48" 17. Catches in Cornwall - 3'29" 18. Widening the Net - 1'52" 19. George Butterworth & Wilkinson - 1'14" 20. A Steed called Douglas - 1'07" 21. The Matchless Milk Omelette - 1'29" 22. A Saucy Submarine - 3'12" 23. Wilkie buys a Cycle-Car - 3'25" 24. More Oil cried the Smith - 2'32" 25. Clouding-up the King's Road - 3'03" 26. The South Kensington Scene - 2'24" 27. My Imperial Associates - 4'01" 28. Push-ball in Park Lane - 1'26" 29. Professor Farmer's Green Fingers - 2'21" 30. Wild, wild Weeds - 1'22" 31. The Botanical Band - 1'43"

CD#7 1. Economical Bug-hunters - 2'06" 2. The Cambrian Alps - 1'29" 3. Sunset over Snowdon - 1'38" 4. On being Prepared - 2'51" 5. Cwn Glas & Cwm Dyli - 5'00" 6. The Climbing Stone - 2'45" 7. The Glyders & Esgair Felen - 3'54" 8. Nosen Lawen - 2'00" 9. The Summit - 4'11" 10. The Final Descent - 1'59" 11. Cabinet Dancing in Westminster - 2'03" 12. Popping the Question - 1'13" 13. The Karpeles Family - 1'41" 14. Working in Tandem - 1'54" 15. An Adaptable Cadet - 4'10" 16. Student Protesters - 1'30" 17. New Scotland and Amsterdam - 1'19" 18. Teachers to the Test - 2'03" 19. Brains and Bodies - 2'27" 20. The Avon-ville Activists - 1'19" 21. Time is short - 1'19" 22. Strawberries at the Savoy - 2'52" 23. Captivating Commercials - 3'07" 24. Back in the mountains - 1'38" 25. Clouds over the Avon - 1'23" 26. The Last Holiday Together - 2'09" 27. An End of Civvy Street - 1'41" 28. So you want to get married? - 1'35" 29. Stag Night - 2'17" 30. The First of the Casulaties - 2'57" 31. A Provo Posting - 2'49" 32. The Dorking Dynamo - 2'37"

CD#8 1. A Christmas Commission - 2'36" 2. Tunbridge Wells - 1'52" 3. Sharp Statesbound - 1'40" 4. The Saffron Peeling - 1'42" 5. Back-garden Bombs - 3'26" 6. The Draftman's Contract - 1'42" 7. Sanity on the Seine - 3'39" 8. Gidea Park - 1'20" 9. A Disappointed Mother - 3'02" 10. Canadians make it Country Style - 3'14" 11. A Northern Command Posting - 2'37" 12. Bacon at Brigg - 2'15" 13. Bridge over the River Trent - 1'42" 14. A Variety of Vulnerable Points - 1'35" 15. Shell-filling at Selby - 2'02" 16. Tea and Sympathy at The Towers - 3'46" 17. News from Two Fronts - 2'05" 18 Dog-cart Doctors and Dirigibles - 2'14" 19. The Airship Architect - 3'58" 20. The Baroness Baby-sitter - 2'15" 21. An Enemy Agent - 1'42" 22. Air Raid Warnings - 2'13" 23. Meanwhile in America - 1'38" 24. Wilkie's War - 3'04" 25. The Bulletin's Shocking Sting - 4'31" 26. Casualties beyond Belief - 4'05" 27. Letters from America - 4'07" 28. The Trousers-down Brigade - 3'39" 29. Summoned to Headquarters - 3'43" 30. A Boy born in Bayswater - 2'20"

CD#9 1. Young Yorkers Settling-In - 2'27" 2. Dancing behind the Lines - 4'03" 3. Medicine for the Shell-shocked - 3'18" 4. The Final Push (1918) - 3'09" 5. Local Explosions - 2'13" 6. Father Figures - 3'53" 7. Office Work - 2'13" 8. Theatres of War - 3'44" 9. The End in Sight - 2'21" 10. Peace at last but in flew Enza - 1'24" 11. Returns and Reunions - 1'16" 12. Out of Uniform - 2'12" 13. The American Harvesters - 3'00" 14. Return to Imperial College - 1'44" 15. The Three Musketeers - 2'08" 16. The Insect Play - 4'08" 17. Debugging the Girls - 5'56" 18. Back among the Spagnum - 2'37" 19. An Unexpected Job Offer - 1'51" 20. Back at York in Flannels - 3'13" 21. His Majesty's Inspectors - 1'33" 22. Feeding Time at the Zoo - 1'52" 23. A load of Snakes and Spiders - 3'49" 24. A Royal Party in the Park - 4'27" 25. Sorting out the Staff - 4'41" 26. The Missing Males - 2'29" 27. Too Many Directives - 2'19"

CD#10 1. The Singing Seals - 2'28" 2. Picking up the Threads - 1'55" 3. The Chelsea Physic Garden - 3'34" 4. The Bull-nose Morris Cowley - 2'05" 5. The Call of the Cotswolds - 2'22" 6. Dancing with Horns - 7'22" 7. Give us room to rhyme - 2'14" 8. College Contemporaries - 3'25" 9. Musical Converts - 2'00" 10. Balancing the Books - 3'52" 11. Girls Scream at Boots - 1'28" 12. College Goings-on - 5'48" 13. A Regiment of Women - 2'50" 14. The Travelling Morrice - 2'36" 15. How they get hooked - 3'12" 16. Leftish Letters - 4'42" 17. A Brand New Home - 3'25" 18. Students, Natural and Literal - 5'02" 19. Do-it-yourself Wireless - 1'48" 20. Grainger's Country Garden - 1'10" 21. The Reaper's Time - 3'24" 22. The Holly Tree - 1'48" 23. The Oppé Shut-down - 3'15" 24. The Tree bears Branches - 3'51" 25. Disciples in all Quarters - 2'45"

CD#11 1. Garden Festivals - 2'48" 2. Native American Branches - 3'54" 3. An Architectural Appeal - 2'04" 4. Changing Occupations - 2'12" 5. Talking on Air - 1'52" 6. The All-England Festival - 3'03" 7. European Exchanges - 3'09" 8. Annual Attractions - 2'56" 9. Notes of Dissension - 2'47" 10. Out on Strike - 2'46" 11. Performing Troupers - 3'12" 12. Lowlands Folklore - 2'26" 13. View from the Pantry - 1'33" 14. A shop-soiled Tin L:izzie - 1'40" 15. Passage to America - 3'49" 16. A Wondrous New World - 1'50" 17. Our Fairy Godmother - 3'34" 18. English as a Foreihn Language - 3'17" 19. Don't Look Down - 4'27" 20. The Lovely White Empress - 2'43" 21. Send me to School, Daddy - 6'32" 22. Des Arts Populaires - 1'40" 23. Saski-Naski Basques - 6'08" 24. A Major galops in - 4'42" 25. A Site of Land - 2'10" 26. An Unstoppable Faucet - 2'28"

CD#12 (1929) 1. A la Table d'Hôte - 2'25" 2. Co-operation Intellectuale - 5'56" 3. A Pond among the Pines - 3'09" 4. The Trans-Canadian Troupe - 3'29" 5. Boston Symphony Hall - 1'47" 6. Carnegie in the Crash - 1'55" 7. The Missing Sex - 1'44" 8. Our Own Railroad - 2'19" 9. Toronto - 2'19" 10. Regina and Yorkton - 2'58" 11. The Rockies - 2'55" 12. Vancouver at last - 2'32" 13. Final Victory at Victoria - 2'07" 14. Cecil Sharp's House - 2'00" 15. A Shaw Footing - 1'22" 16. New Found Song - 2'25" 17. Little Ballets - 2'21" 18. Rival English Camps - 3'07" 19. The New Building - 3'23" 20. Royal Relations - 2'46" 21. Amalgamation - 3'23" 22. A Birthday Party - 3'20" 23. Spreading Ourselves - 2'55" 24. Horn-dancing in Finland - 3'23" 25. The Art ofr Unbuttonment - 1'46" 26. Basque Txistoularis - 3'29" 27. Masculine Morris - 3'49" 28.A Ring of Clubs - 2'11"

CD#13. The beginning of the End (1935) 1. International Festival Preparations - 3'21" 2. Ambassadorial Assistance - 3'31" 3. On Choosing a Public School - 1'42" 4. The Pyjama Game - 1'39" 5. Buying a Barge - 5'13" 6. Edinburgh goes English - 2'29" 7. The Sounds of Summer - 4'23" 8. Reflections on Directions - 3'35" 9. The Great International Event - 2'37" 10. The Romanian Rodeo - 1'51" 11. The Flutter of Flags - 33'04" 12. Final Festivities - 1'53" 13. Massed Movements - 1'31" 14. Ney and the Nazis - 1'48"

 

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