Ellison, Bob

Collection date: Sept 1914

Area: Kent


Bob Ellison at Belvedere: age 78, 13 sea shanties(FT3027ff) on 4/7 Sept 1914: Belvedere was part of Kent in Sharp’s time - up until 1965 in fact. It’s now in the London Borough of Bexley: Sharp used 2 of Bob Ellison’s shanties in his book ‘English Folk-Chanteys’ (1914), namely ‘’Shallow Brown’ (FT3027) and ‘Wo Stormalong’ (FT3031):

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