Henry Burstow in Horsham - the 1800's

from Reminiscences of Horsham, pages 107-108:

Song singing, too, was a great delight of my father's. He used to sing a great many songs, nearly two hundred. Of these he taught me all those starred in the following list, and from the time when but a mere child, I learnt at his knee my first song, "Travel the Country round," I have never ceased to obtain, and I hope seldom failed to give, satisfaction in this, the best mode I know of expressing the feelings. In learning and retaining all my songs my memory has seemed to work quite spontaneously, in much the same way as the faculties of seeing and hearing: many of the songs I learnt at …   more >>
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Henry Burstow, Reminiscences of Horsham (Horsham, September, 1911), p. 107-108. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1432908203423 accessed: 17 June, 2024

location of experience: Horsham


Henry Burstow
Bellringer, Shoemaker

Listening to

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folk songs

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1800's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by mallen on Fri, 29 May 2015 15:03:23 +0100