Songs sung by Tilly Quigley

Songs sung by Tilly Quigley

Now playing: The dark-eyed gipsy, song / Tilly Quigley, singing in English
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Songs sung by Tilly Quigley

QUIGLEY, Tilly, nee Carr, wife of Bill and sister of Gracie Butcher (above); recorded 1969 at her home and Eddie Butcher’s home, when she was aged about sixty; she died in 1972. Tilly had a light singing voice, and a small but interesting repertory, including ‘The dark-eyed gipsy’ learnt from Sarah Sweeney (below) – disc: Folk ballads. Nos 20, 53 with others.