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Song Collector Benjamin Rose lived in my house: Natasha Solomons podcast

4th May 2015 -- Alan Peart

While contemplating what to write for her new novel, Natasha Solomons discovered that during the nineteenth century, a song collector, fiddle player, mischief maker and alehouse keeper called Benjamin Rose used to live in her old cottage. Folk singer Tim Laycock came across Rose's orginal manuscript book of collected tunes. 

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