Thursday, May 01, 2014

Oss Oss Wee Oss



This extract from Alan Lomax's powerful actuality film Oss Oss Wee Oss (1953) captures Padstow, Cornwall's 'sexy, savage' May Day rites of yore.
This May Day, there is a thread from Rick Stein to Lead Belly that runs through Alan Lomax, and I am in favour of it.

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