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Phoebe Smith

Phoebe Smith has been played on NTS shows including Death Is Not The End, with The Yellow Handkerchief first played on 22 September 2018.

Phoebe Smith (1913-2001) is thought by many to have been one of England's greatest traditional singers. She had a style and delivery that stunned an audience into silence, and to hear her in full flight at the end of her CD "The Yellow Handkerchief" is a revelation.

She was born in 1913 in Faversham, Kent, and was one of the daughters of Bill Scamp and his wife Ann Jones. She was raised in a large Gypsy family and spent much of…

The Yellow Handkerchief
Phoebe Smith
Topic Records1998
The Yellow Handkerchief
Phoebe SmithTopic Records1998