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Cyril Tawney

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Cyril Tawney

Cyril Tawney has been played on NTS shows including Aaron Angell, with The Oggie Man first played on 19 October 2019.

Cyril Francis Tawney, folk revival singer and songwriter, naval historian and broadcaster: born Gosport, Hampshire 12 October 1930, married 1966 Rosemary Radmore; died Wonford, Devon 21 April 2005. Tawney was born into a naval family in Gosport, Hampshire, in 1930. He joined the Navy at 16 and spent 12 years in the service working as a naval artificer (electrician), in naval slang a "tiffy", hence Tawney's song drolly winkled out of a Shakespearian quote, "A Lean and Unwashed Tiffy". He made his radio début…

The Oggie Man
Cyril Tawney
ADA Recordings2007
The Oggie Man
Cyril TawneyADA Recordings2007