Produced by Art Silverman
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This is a story about losing one's original voice and later finding
it on a recording.
Aviva Barraclough and Kelvin Watkins
Quest for Sound Curator Jay Allison got a call from Aviva Barraclough of Los
Angeles telling him about tapes she made as a four-year-old. At the time
she had just moved to America with her mother. Her father remained in
England when the family separated. On the tapes, she is a sweet, little
English-accented girl. She's another person now, and this tape is a record
of her youth. What's more, she's now engaged to Kelvin Watkins, a
British-accented man of the same age (27) who also has tapes from his
childhood: in Venezuela, where he was born. Both share a transfer of
accents from their pasts; and both sing "Old MacDonald Had A Farm" on their
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