Community singing, the Cornish “Shout”, is an important and popular part of Cornwall’s cultural heritage. This Cornwall Heritage Trust pack is designed to help teachers engage children with Cornwall’s singing heritage.
In March 2019, Cornish Trad editors Tom and Tehmina Goskar, were rootling in the pamphlets section of the Jenner Room when they found this song slipped into the cover of a copy of Ralph Dunstan’s Cornish Dialect and Folk Songs, 1932
THE MERMAID’S VENGEANCE - A community play with local performers, dancers and musicians from Perranporth working with a professional director, designer and song writer as part of a millennium project called Kernow Bys Vykken.
"My Shiner" is based on J Thomas's Randagal Rhymes with an additional verse and set to music by Richard John Noall and included in a pamphlet of songs titled “Cornish Patriotic and Dialect Songs” published in 1934.