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Joseph Taylor from Lincolnshire: a biography of a singer

Greig, Ruairidh (2004) Joseph Taylor from Lincolnshire: a biography of a singer. In: Folk Song Tradition, Revival, and Re-Creation. Occasional Publications (3). The Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen , Aberdeen , pp. 386-392. ISBN 0-9545682-0-6

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Abstract

Biographical account of Joseph Taylor of Saxby All Saints, Lincolnshire; he was one of the singers recorded by Percy Grainger in North Lincolnshire between 1905 and 1908. With a fine tenor voice and a well-developed traditional singing style, Joseph Taylor was the first English folk-singer commercially recorded. This account gives details of his origins and family life, with extracts from family manuscripts and correspondence.

Item Type: Book Section
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Keywords: Joseph Taylor, Lincolnshire, Saxby All Saints, folksong, folk singer, Percy Grainger
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Arts and Humanities (Sheffield) > School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics (Sheffield) > Department of English Language and Linguistics (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Mr Ruairidh Greig
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2011 16:23
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 17:34
Published Version: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/elphinstone/publications/fol...
Status: Published
Publisher: The Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen
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URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/42959

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