Ben Turner et al. in Yorkshire - between the 1860's and in the beginning of the 1900's

from About Myself, 1863–1930, pages 33–34:

What delightful songs and choruses I heard in those days! At the village pub where my father used to call on a Saturday night, I have heard him sing song after song. I also heard him sing them at home, and when he lived with us as he did for the last few years before he died, he has delighted my children and many a visitor by singing, amongst others, Dan Bedford Leno’s song :—

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cite as

Ben Turner, About Myself, 1863–1930 (London, 1930), p. 33–34. accessed: 27 February, 2024

location of experience: Yorkshire


Ben Turner
journalist, millworker, politician (member of parliament 1922-24 and 1929-31), trade union organiser

Listening to

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'Song of the Spade'
written by John Bedford Leno
performed by Jonathan Turner

Experience Information

Date/Time between the 1860's and in the beginning of the 1900's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Wed, 01 Jun 2022 11:37:18 +0100
Approved on Thu, 16 Jun 2022 20:09:38 +0100