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The Keenly Lode

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The Keenly Lode

This one of the few dialect songs that Baring Gould recorded and published. He was given
this song by an old miner n the Lugger Inn, Fowey in 1894…

The Old Grey Duck

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The Old Grey Duck

The Old Grey Duck was published in Ralph Dunstan's in Cornish Dialect & Folk Songs, Ralph Dunstan, Cornish Dialect and Folk Songs, (Truro, Jordan's…

Tom Bawcock's Eve

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Tom Bawcock's Eve

Tom Bawcock's Eve is held in Mousehole on 23rd December. Robert Morton Nance learned a number of different stories about the origins Tom Bawcock's eve…

Morvah Fair

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Morvah Fair

The version of the lyrics for Morvah Fair provided here is from a music manuscript in St Ives Museum. This song is also included in Lyver Canow…

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Jan Knuckey

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Jan Knuckey

Writing under the pseudonym " Uncle Jan Trenoodle", William Sandys included Jan Knuckey in his"Specimens of Cornish Provincial Dialect" published in…

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Alphabet Song

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Alphabet Song

Cornish version of an Alphabet Song recorded from the singing of Jim Thomas of Camborne by Ralph Dunstan in 1931. Alphabet songs were a popular Music…

Sengen Fiddee - 30 songs in Cornish Dialect

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Sengen Fiddee - 30 songs in Cornish Dialect

30 songs in Cornish dialect from the Sengen Fiddee Project 2003. Downloadable E-Book

Alphabet Song

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Alphabet Song

Cornish version of an Alphabet Song recorded from the singing of Jim Thomas of Camborne by Ralph Dunstan in
1931. Alphabet songs were a popular Music…

Adams Fall

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Adams Fall

Humorus ballads and tales are part of the Cornish dialect tradition. Adams Fall was set to music by Ralph Dunstan in Lyver Canow Kernow, the Cornish…

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