M.W.Barley Collection (1953, R.Astill & E.Burton)
*Mr. Robert Astill (Inf.); *Mr. E. Burton (Perf.)
*[Plough Monday Play from Plumtree, Notts.]
*Full text and tunes for a Plough Monday play performed before 1939 at
Plumtree, Notts. The characters are; Tommy/Fool, Recruiting Sergeant, Farmers
Man, Lady Bright and Gay, Old Dame Jane, Beelzebub and Doctor.
A note written next to the Recruiting Sergeant's song on a draft of this text
reads; "Mr. E. Burton Nottm Rd. Keyworth could sing this." Whether or not he
remembered it from Keyworth or Plumtree is not said.
*Plumtree, Notts. (SK6133); Keyworth, Notts. (SK6130)
*Perf. before 1939
*Full Text; Tunes; Plough Monday; Play; Tommy; Recruiting Sergeant; Fool; Farmers Man; Lady Bright and Gay; Old Dame Jane; Beelzebub; Doctor
Maurice Willmore Barley (Col.)
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00465
* indicates data that has not yet been validated against the original source and/or has yet to be completely indexed.
Last Updated Jan 1992 by Peter Millington.