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Alternative title: Not for Joe

Source: Russell Wortley's tape
Performer: Pitts, Charles
Place Collected: Brize Norton
Date collected: 21 May 1956
Collector: Wortley, Russell

Charles Pitts was recorded playing the melodeon by Russell Wortley at Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, on 21 May 1956. Pitts’ family came from Sherborne (Glos). His melodeon sounds between F and G in the recording.

The Manchester Hornpipe: See Beatrice Hill’s “Jacko Robinson“. Under the name Not for Joe a version of the Manchester Hornpipe was popular among Border Morris sides.