A Somerset Scrapbook CD-ROM

Digital book with embedded audio files, by Bob and Jacqueline Patten
(MTDL252)

Back in 1987, Bob and Jacqueline Patten published a 120-page book and 60-minute cassette called Somerset Scrapbook.  Now, twenty-five years later, it's available again, completely updated and re-formatted for the digital age with embedded sound files.

Contents:

Part 1 - Singers & songs:
Charlie Showers (of Drayton)
Seventeen Come Sunday
My Meatless Day
Old Ale
Tobacco is an Indian Weed
We Hunted All Around
Richard of Taunton Deane

Louie Norman (of Ilminster)
Shrove Tuesday

Amy Ford (of Low Ham)
Joe Muggins
As I Walked Through the Meadows
The Man You Don't Meet Every Day
If I Were a Blackbird
Go and Leave Me

Austin Wookey (of East Harptree)
Coal Black Smith
Bird Scaring Song

Hilda Greenslade (of Combe Florey)
Forty-five Miles

Cliff Rowe (of Taunton)
Norton Fitzwarren Railway Disaster
The Midnight Mail
Down in the Fields where the
                     Buttercups Grow

George Withers (of Isle Abbotts)
Peter the Miller

Eddie Cornelius (of Shepton Beauchamp)
A Jolly Farmer's Boy Be I

Harry Adams (of Isle Abbotts)
The Three Crows

Part 2 - Players & tunes:

Kingsbury Episcopi Band
Kingsbury Jig

Alfie Collins (of Bishop Sutton)
Manchester Hornpipe
Harvest Home

Wilfred Williams (of Exford)
The Cat's Got the Measles
Cock of the North

Fred Parfitt (of Gurney Slade)
Step It Away

Victor Witcombe (of Benter Cross)
Rigs o'Marlow / Bricks and Mortar

George Pennecard (of Winsham)
Soldier's Joy

Peter Butler (of Chard)
The Wild Colonial Boy

Stanley Pearce (of Horton Cross)
Ring the Bell Watchman or
                     Click go the Shears

John Moore (of Washford)
Heel and Toe or Sultan Polka

Part 3 - Tellers & stories:

Wilfred Norman (of Wheddon Cross)
Fanny Pope
The Squire of Bickham
Gunpowder in the Pole

Austin Wookey (of East Harptree)
Good Friday

Charlie Showers (of Drayton)
Mair Jane
Bill's Waistcoat
The Sheep's Head and the
Dumplings

Harry Adams (of Isle Abbotts)
Staple Fitzpaine and Isle Abbotts
Wadham's Castle

Louie Norman (of Ilminster)
Charabanc trip to Cheddar

Part 4 - Traditions:
    Egg Shackling

    Shepton Beauchamp

    Stoke St Gregory

    Friendly Societies

    Step Dancing

    Henton Club Day

    Henry Cave and Coffee Parfitt

    Morris Dancing

Pictures:

    Tree felling

    Priddy Fair

    Curry Rivel Prize Jazz Band

    Westbury-sub-Mendip Club Walk

    Broadway Friendly Society Club Day

    East Harptree Morris Men

Bibliography
    Periodicals

    Books

    Recordings