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The Dark Eyed Sailor - Walter Pardon - A Proper Sort

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  1. Walter Pardon’s cottage stands to the side of the North Walsham road. He was born there on March 4th and Ship to Old England, The Dark-Eyed Sailor; there were some verses I just couldn’t remember. Then Roger Dixon, who’s A Proper Sort and Our Side of the Baulk. Raggle Taggle Gypsies (Child ).
  2. Walter Pardon was born in Knapton on March 4 Relative Roger Dixon persuaded him to record 20 songs, aged 59, after hearing him perform The Dark-Eyed Sailor at a family party. Within a couple.
  3. Obituary: Walter Pardon. Dixon heard Pardon sing the classic folk-song "The Dark-Eyed Sailor" at a family party, and persuaded him to record 20 songs on tape. A Proper Sort, released in Author: Derek Schofield.
  4. Walter Pardon sang The Dark-Eyed Sailor, recorded by Bill Leader, Peter Bellamy and Reg Hall in June , on his Leader LP A Proper Sort and in an alternative recording in on his Topic anthology A World Without Horses. Louis and Sally Killen sang The Dark-Eyed Sailor in on their LP Bright Shining Morning.
  5. > Folk Music > Records > Walter Pardon. Other records with Walter Pardon. Various Artists, An English Folk Music Anthology, 2 LP, Folkways FE, Various Artists, Stepping It Out!Traditional Folk Music, Songs and Dances from England, CD, Veteran VTC1CD, Various Artists, Hidden English: A Celebration of English Traditional Music, CD, Topic TSCD,
  6. Festival to celebrate Norfolk folk singer Walter Pardon who was discovered at the age of after a relative persuaded him to record 20 songs after hearing him perform The Dark-Eyed Sailor at.
  7. Haste to the Wedding The Poacher's Fate, The Dark-Eyed Sailor, Van Dieman's Land, The Pretty Ploughboy, Jack Tar Ashore and I'll Hang My Harp on a Willow Tree, the vast majority being released in versions recorded by Bill Leader on two LPs in and Walter is in fine voice here and gives great performances. A Proper Sort Leader.
  8. Walter's versions of song tunes: The first time I heard Walter sing - on his Leader LP A Proper Sort - I was immediately struck by how different his melodies for many of the 'standard' songs were. In later years I became familiar with the way some traditional singers decorate, vary and even invent melodies to suit their tastes - Bob Scarce and Cyril Poacher being prime examples - but the.
  9. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of A Proper Sort on Discogs/5(3).

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