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Thread #129046   Message #2897047
Posted By: Gurney
29-Apr-10 - 11:17 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Beacon Park (Cyril Tawney)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Beacon Park (Cyril Tawney)
Don't know that one, Joe.

Charlie, the LP list is:
'Outward Bound.' "This ditty from the age of sail..."
'Of Plymouth Plantation.' Readings from the articles of the emigrants.
'Rounding the Horn.' Compares Plymouth girls unfavourably with Valparaiso girls!
'Farewell to Kingsbridge.' From the Baring-Gould collection.
'Truro Agricultural Show.' Dialect song, like several 'fair' songs.
'William Coombe/Crantock Games.' Murder Ballad.
'Beacon Park.'
'A Cornish Young Man.' From the Sharpe collection.
'The Bellringing.' One of Cyril's standards. Collected by S. B-G. from a Dartmoor farmer.
'Sir Francis Drake. The Armada song.
'Second Class Citizen's Song.' C.T.. Cyril bemoans the lessening importance of Plymouth in London's view.
'The Oggie Man. 'C.T.. Plaint about impermanence.