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An Hour with the Old Song Book


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(From Birmingham)
A peep into an old volume of unpublished songs written about the year 1790. Twelve of those songs, full of simple beauty, pathos, and oddity, are here presented, having been arranged for solo voices, chorus, and string orchestra by the Rev. Walter Pitchford , who will introduce the songs and singers.
Artists :
Conducted by Joseph LEWIS
'Ere around the huge oak
When first this humble roof Leixligs
Friend and Pitcher Auld Robin Gray Siege of Troy
The 'Bacca Box
Rosalie Russell 's Triumph
The Lass o' Humber Side Good Queen Bess
I'll never leave thee


Unknown: Rev. Walter Pitchford
Baritone: Douglas Pemberton
Conducted By: Joseph Lewis
Unknown: Auld Robin Gray
Unknown: Rosalie Russell

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