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Folk Memory: Songs Through Time

Folk memory is the idea that immaterial things, such as songs, can be passed between generations. Resonance down the years. I experienced it myself the first time I heard Shirley Collins sing The False Bride.

Folk Memory: Songs Through Time

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Boscawen-Un

Rain lashed the windows, wind whip-wooed around the roof rack as we pulled into a lay-by on the A30 at Boscawen-Un. My daughter was curled in a ball on the passenger seat looking very much like she was going to stay put. I got out, hurried to the boot and jammed my wellies on.

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