Title:
Essex Ballads by J. London
Level: Category
Sound Archive
Level: Fonds
MISCELLANEOUS TAPES
Scope and Content:
Title: Essex Ballads by J London
Speaker(s): London, Mr.J.
Date of recording: 1906
Addl. documentation: Transcript
Length of tape: 12 minutes
Depositor: London, Mr. J.
Synopsis of tape: Four ballads sung or spoken in dialect: 'Wi' is Owd Cadepowt' (catapult), 'Owd Rat-Tayled Tinker from Owd Lunnon Town' and 'Dingie ' underd ghoosts O'Alloween' (listen above) are in the Essex dialect; 'The Queen Bee and Me in the Residency' is, supposedly, in the Australian dialect.
Dates of Creation:
1906
Related Unit of Description:
For a photograph showing the deposit of the recordings at the Essex Record Office in 1957, see C/DR 6/70.

Key terms

TypeKey termsDescription
Subjects Dialects Essex Ballads by J London, 1906
Subjects Music Essex Ballads by J London, 1906
Document Types Sound recording Essex Ballads by J London, 1906